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UI partners with school district to increase minorities in teaching

Published
2014.04.04
teacher in classroom

Susan Lagos Lavenz, associate dean of teacher education and student services at UI, says the College of Education is looking at ways to partner with the Iowa City Community School District to place minorities in education jobs. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Tomblin: Hearing aids improve children's speech, language skills

Published
2014.04.04

A recent study led by Bruce Tomblin, UI professor of communication sciences and disorders, found that greater improvement in hearing via hearing aids led to better speech and language skills for children with mild and moderate-to-severe hearing loss. Story from: Daily rX

Daily rX

UI students 'showing our government that their investment is paying off'

Published
2014.04.03
State Capitol Rotunda

More than 100 undergraduate and graduate students went to the State Capitol for the fourth-annual Hawkeye Caucus Day, during which they spoke with legislators to voice their opinions on educational issues. Story from: The Daily Iowan

The Daily Iowan

Vandervelde is taking one for the team as metal band's lead singer

Published
2014.04.03
Bigger on the Inside band

When he's not working out and preparing for games with his NFL teammates, former Hawkeye stand-out Julian Vandervelde is the front man for a Quad Cities-based metal band called "Bigger on the Inside." Story from: Quad-City Times

Quad-City Times

Hawkeyes, students bond over books

Iowa City Press-Citizen: Hawkeyes, students bond over books
Published
2014.04.03
football players at elementary school

Four members of the Hawkeye football team visited fifth- and sixth-graders Wednesday at Kirkwood Elementary as part of the UNESCO City of Literature and University of Iowa Hawkeye Readers program. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Literature lovers think outside the book

Published
2014.04.02
edible book festival

University of Iowa Libraries celebrated the International Edible Book Festival on Tuesday with delicious contest entries that integrated text, literary allusion, or the form of a book. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

AirCare celebrates 35 years

Published
2014.04.01
aircare helicopter

AirCare, the air medical service run by the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, celebrated its 35th anniversary this week having served 25,000 patients and flown 3.5 million miles. Story from: KGAN

KGAN

Pigeons can place objects in categories, UI study finds

Published
2014.04.02
pigeon pecking at computer screen

Researchers at University of Iowa and colleagues found that pigeons, like humans, use selective attention to look at specific features of an object. The ability to locate unique signs helps the birds accomplish the task of sorting objects just like humans. Story from: Nature World News

Nature World News

UI professor explains anomoly in geographic cluster of herpes virus

Published
2014.04.01

A unique combination of virology expertise, military experience, and connection to the source of a common lab strain of the herpes virus allowed UI professor Charles Grose to explain an outlier among geographical clusters of the virus. Story from: The Scientist

The Scientist

Robinson comments on blood pressure, brain function

Published
2014.04.02

Regarding another researcher's study showing high blood pressure in young adulthood leads to lower brain function in mid-life: UI professor Jennifer Robinson says, "We're finding subtle changes early that have cumulatively negative effects; the public health data is extremely clear. Story from: health24.com

health24.com

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