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UI students develop app to track high school alma mater sports teams

Published
2014.09.18
A person uses a hand held mobile device to search for a sports score

Two University of Iowa students have developed an app that helps people track the scores of their high school alma mater's sports teams. Story from: Silicon Prairie News

Silicon Prairie News

UI marketing expert says sweatshirt crossed the line

Published
2014.09.19
A Kent state shirt that appears to be splattered with blood

John Murry, UI Tippie College of Business marketing associate professor, says that trying to stand out in a media-rich complex environment is difficult, but that Urban Outfitters clearly crossed the line in selling a Kent State sweatshirt that appeared to be spattered with blood. Story from: Des Moines Register

Des Moines Register

UI student Carter Bell nominated as student making a difference

Published
2014.09.18
University of Iowa Student Carter Bell, MSNBC

UI student Carter Bell of Waukee, Iowa, was nominated as a leader making a difference, not only through key issues on campus, but in bridging the gender gap in politics as part of a new "Women of 2014" series at msnbc. Story from: MSNBC

MSNBC

University of Iowa international students use the 'buddy' system

Published
2014.09.19
The Pappajohn Business administration Building houses the UI's Tippie College of Business.

The University of Iowa has several programs, including International Buddies at Tippie and Friends Without Borders, that promote bridging the cultural and academic gap for international students while also capitalizing on the global perspective they bring to campus. Story from: The Gazette

The Gazette

UI REACH activity inspires teamwork and communication

Published
2014.09.12
UI REACH students with intellectual, learning, and cognitive disabilities and University of Iowa teaching students came together Friday to participate in team-building activities at the University of Iowa Field House. (Photo: Holly Hines / Iowa City Press-Citizen )

UI College of Education students come together with first-year students in the UI REACH program to learn about teamwork and communication. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

UI political science professor weighs in on 2016 Clinton run

Published
2014.09.15
Hillary Clinton CBS News

Timothy Hagle, a political science professor at the University of Iowa, shares insights on Hillary Clinton's unofficial kickoff to her 2016 campaign. Story from: CBS News

CBS News

Former UI professor Gronbeck, renowned media expert, dies at 73

Published
2014.09.12
Bruce Gronbeck

Bruce Gronbeck, a University of Iowa professor emeritus described as one of the most prominent scholars of rhetoric and media in the world, died Wednesday during a visit back to UI where he was being honored by the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences as an alumni fellow. He was 73. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Read more, play more, and turn off the television when your child's program is over

Published
2014.09.09
Kids play games on a computer

UI associate professor of education Deborah Linebarger finds background television in a room where a child is present—even when he or she is involved in an activity completely unrelated to the television—can be detrimental. Story from: US News & World Report

US News & World Report

Study finds drop in kids' hospital-related infections

Published
2014.09.08

University of Iowa infectious disease specialist discusses a decrease in the number of children developing infections related to their care while in the hospital over the last seven years, citing a cultural shift and good research as having the biggest influence. Story from: U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report

No confirmed cases of EV-D68 at UI Hospitals and Clinics

Published
2014.09.09
A doctor hold's a stethoscope in their hands.

Although some Iowa hospitals have confirmed cases of EV-D68, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics reports no confirmed cases of EV-D68, said Eli Perencevich, professor of medicine at the UI Carver College of Medicine. But doctors have submitted several specimens to be tested. Story from: The Gazette

The Gazette

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