College of Public Health
Family friend's death influenced research pursuit at Iowa
By: Richard C. Lewis | 2015.04.20 | 09:06 am
The impact of a family friend's death from Huntington disease led McKenzie Wallace to later study the disease at the University of Iowa. Wallace jumped into research early in her undergraduate career, and has also branched off into maternal health.
Annual Hawkeye Caucus brings UI presence to Des Moines
By: Tim Schoon and Aaron Blau | 2015.04.01 | 04:21 pm
Hawkeye Caucus Day is a major, once-a-year gathering of University of Iowa students, university leaders, and state legislators, showcasing the university’s commitment to statewide service.
External Media | 2015.03.23 | 12:15 pm
A new study from lead investigator Jennifer Robinson, an epidemiologist in the College of Public Health, shows that a cholesterol drug may also be able to reduce heart attacks and strokes.
There's far more to the University of Iowa's membership in the Big Ten Athletic Conference
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.03.20 | 11:15 am
Mention the University of Iowa's membership in the Big Ten Athletic Conference, and most people think sports. But there's far more to it than that. The UI also benefits from an academic collaboration with other Big Ten universities and the University of Chicago through its membership in the Committee on Institutional Cooperation.
This year highlights melanoma research and treatment
By: Mitch Overton | 2015.03.12 | 04:28 pm
The latest annual report on cancer in Iowa estimates 16,900 new cancers will be diagnosed among Iowa residents in 2015. In addition, an estimated 6,400 Iowans will die from cancer, according to the “Cancer in Iowa: 2015” report released Friday, March 13, by the State Health Registry of Iowa, based in the University of Iowa College of Public Health.
Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.03.12 | 11:00 am
"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday.
Latest rankings from 'U.S. News & World Report' released Tuesday
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.03.10 | 01:58 pm
Twenty-five graduate colleges and programs at the University of Iowa are listed among the 25 best in the nation, according to the latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report. Overall, the UI has 52 graduate colleges and programs ranked by U.S. News, which published the graduate rankings on Tuesday.
By: UI Health Care Marketing and Communications | 2015.03.06 | 10:09 am
University of Iowa cancer researchers and physicians will discuss the findings of the "Cancer in Iowa: 2015" report at a news briefing at 10 a.m. Friday, March 13. A patient affected by melanoma will also be available to talk to media.