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UI student reflects on internship in Sen. Grassley's office

Published
2014.08.18
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Randal Cooper, a UI student from Muscatine, says one of his best memories about working in Washington D.C. was a simple hello from Sen. Chuck Grassley. Grassley offers internships to college-age students who want to learn more about public service and government. Story from: Muscatine Journal

Muscatine Journal

UI welcomes international students

Iowa City Press-Citizen: UI welcomes international students
Published
2014.08.17
Hundreds of University of Iowa international and American students mingle at the International Welcome Night on Sunday night on the Pentacrest. (Photo: Aly Brown / Iowa City Press-Citizen)

Hundreds of incoming international students gathered on the Pentacrest with American students at the inaugural University of Iowa International Welcome Night on Sunday evening. The students played Frisbee and soccer, ate frozen yogurt, and got to know one another. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

UI professor sheds light on racial tensions in Ferguson

Published
2014.08.14
Riot police clear a street with smoke bombs while clashing with demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri August 13, 2014. (REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni) Read more at http://thegazette.com/subject/news/iowa-professor-sheds-light-on-racial-tension-in-ferguson-20140821#Plfetcj5GcZhC0J5.99

UI history professor Colin Gordon has emerged as a national authority on the demographic shifts in Ferguson, Missouri, and the larger St. Louis area, that some say underlies the boiling tensions between mostly black residents and predominantly white authorities. Story from: The Gazette

The Gazette

UI camp helps Cedar Rapids students prepare for school

Published
2014.08.13
Sixth-grader Tavious Hamlin writes in a program called Co:Writer during a two-day assistive technology camp led by staff for the University of Iowa College of Education's Center for Assistive Technology and Research at Roosevelt Middle School in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. (Cliff Jette/The Gazette-KCRG TV9)

A two-day boot camp sponsored by the UI College of Education’s Iowa Center for Assistive Technology Education and Research (ICATER) teaches kids how to use a talk-to-text software program to help them get ahead in school. Story from: KCRG

KCRG

UI alumna takes app business full time

Published
2014.08.13
University of Iowa grad Blake Rupe talks with a colleague.

University of Iowa graduate Blake Rupe is now working full time at the Iowa Startup Accelerator on her Re-APP mobile recycling app. Story from: The Gazette

The Gazette

Sen. Tom Harkin visits National Advanced Driving Simulator

Published
2014.08.13
(Photo: Chase Castle / Iowa City Press-Citizen)

U.S. Senator Tom Harkin appeared Tuesday at the National Advanced Driving Simulator at the University of Iowa's Oakdale Research Campus in Coralville. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Community program welcomes UI international students to U.S.

Published
2014.08.06

Friends of International Students, a community-based program that connects incoming international students at UI with local families and friends, will host a free welcome picnic Sept. 7. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

UI professor: What's on the screen affects baby and toddler language

Published
2014.08.10
Blues Clues characters in front of a house.

The UI College of Education's Deborah Linebarger says screen media can be a tool for learning for infants and toddlers, if parents pick the right programs. Linebarger presented her most recent study over the weekend at the American Psychological Association's annual convention. Story from: USA Today

USA Today

UI biologist comments on bioelectricity

Published
2014.08.08

Bernd Fritzsch, UI professor of biology, comments on the paper of another researcher, the long history of bioelectric batteries, and their potential future use in the human body. Story from: Science

Science

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