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UI study finds new drug lowers cholesterol beyond what statins can do


New research by Jennifer Robinson, director of the Prevention Intervention Center at the UI College of Public Health, finds that an experimental cholesterol-lowering drug is effective when combined with statins when it comes to helping hard-to-treat patients. Story from: U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report

Hanley says mileage-based road tax raised privacy concerns among study participants


North Carolina leaders are considering alternatives to gasoline taxes including a mileage-based system like the one in a national study conducted by the UI's Paul Hanley, who notes: "Our participants...were concerned about privacy and what's going to happen to that data." Story from: Raleigh News & Observer

Raleigh News & Observer

Koontz: Iowa nonprofits serve important role


Richard Koontz, director of the UI's Larned A. Waterman Iowa Nonprofit Resource Center, discusses the role of nonprofits in supporting the state economy and the well-being of its residents. Story from: Des Moines Register

Des Moines Register

UI study associates diet drinks with heart disease in older women

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Diet drinks may increase the risk of heart attacks, stroke, and other heart problems in postmenopausal women, according to a UI study. Story from: Yahoo! News

Yahoo! News

UI hosts Girl Scouts for STEM activities

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Girl Scouts from Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois spent the day at the UI College of Engineering participating in STEM activities including casting broken bones, making batteries, and testing scientific laws. Story from: KGAN


Putting on a piece of Pollock

Iowa City Press-Citizen: Putting on a piece of Pollock
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The UI Museum of Art annual party April 12 will feature a fashion show of 12 wearable works of art inspired by Jackson Pollock’s masterpiece, "Mural." (Note: A paid subscription may be required.) Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

UI student releases injured owl back to the wild


A University of Iowa freshman who found an injured owl on campus last month and arranged for the Macbride Raptor Project to nurse it back to health released the owl Friday near the spot where it was found. Story from: KCRG


Dubuque artist creating sculpture for new UI residence hall

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Inspired by Martin Luther King Jr.'s words, "Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education," Dubuque artist Adam Eikamp is creating a sculpture for the new UI West Campus Residence Hall with a curved shape representing "the creative and educational proce Story from: Dubuque Telegraph-Herald

Dubuque Telegraph-Herald

UI alumna creates natural soaps

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A University of Iowa graduate used her science background and personal desire for natural products to launch a soap and skin care business in her native Egypt. Story from: Daily News Egypt

Daily News Egypt

MAUI in the Midwest

University Business Magazine: MAUI in the Midwest

The University of Iowa's MAUI student-information system has won a "Model of Efficiency" award from University Business Magazine. Story from: University Business Magazine

University Business Magazine



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