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UI students receive degrees after 2014 spring session

UI graduates move their tassles during commencement 2014

The University of Iowa awarded an estimated 5,000 degrees at the close of the 2014 spring session. Story

Boon for asthma patients: UI researchers develop dust-mite vaccine

Published
2014.07.23
baby and dog

Researchers at the University of Iowa have developed a vaccine that can combat dust-mite allergies by naturally switching the immune response. Story from: International Business Times

International Business Times

Researchers create vaccine for dust-mite allergies

Dust mite illustration

University of Iowa researchers have created a vaccine for dust-mite allergies. In lab tests and animal trials, the nano-sized vaccine package was readily absorbed by immune cells and dramatically lowered allergic responses. Results appear in the AAPS Journal. Story

UI partners with Ottumwa for health survey

Published
2014.07.11

In partnership with UI Prevention Research Center for Rural Health, Ottumwa officials have identified community health concerns and have launched Active Ottumwa to encourage physical activity. Story from: Ottumwa Courier

Ottumwa Courier

Achievements: UI faculty, staff, students, and alumni making news

University staff, faculty, students, and alumni are accomplishing great things every day. See who's making news with awards, publications, promotion and tenure, and more. Story

UI researchers find early predictor for preeclampsia

preganant woman in red

University of Iowa researchers have discovered a biomarker that could give expecting mothers and their doctors the first simple blood test to reliably predict that a pregnant woman may develop preeclampsia, at least as early as 6 weeks into the pregnancy. Story

UI flood update for July 2, 2014

Here is the latest official information about flood preparation efforts at the University of Iowa. Story

Spotlight: Visiting Thai professor cherishes her Iowa connections

Published
2014.06.24
Visiting professor Naowarut Charoenca studies tobacco use and control in her home country of Thailand. Photo by Paul Curry.

Naowarut Charoenca can’t help but appreciate the value of relationships—those developed over a lifetime, as well as the new ones she is cultivating with colleagues as part of a three-month visiting professorship in the University of Iowa College of Public Health. Story from: UI College of Public Health website

UI College of Public Health website

Online program may improve teen driver training

Published
2014.06.24
father and daughter at laptop

Corrine Peek-Asa, director of the UI Injury Prevention Research Center, praises an online program for teen drivers and their parents; study results show those teens spend more time behind the wheel and fail fewer driving tests compared to their peers using a standard state-issued manual. Story from: Fox News

Fox News

UI holds grain bin rescue training

Published
2014.06.10
Medical students participated in a grain bin rescue training exercise at UI.

Medical students participated in a grain bin rescue training exercise at the University of Iowa so they're more familiar with the kinds of injuries that can be associated with that kind of an accident. Story from: KCRG

KCRG

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