Teens and preteens with a parent deployed in the military may be more likely to binge drink or misuse prescription drugs, according to a new study led by senior author Stephan Arndt, a psychiatry researcher at the University of Iowa.
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More than $7,000 was raised to help veterans during the Second Annual Warrior Challenge and 5K, organized by the University of Iowa Veterans Association, which included an obstacle course, a tire flip, a 5K, and more.
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Cadet Ryan Wilson, a UI senior, was recently ranked as the No. 16 cadet among 5,600 in the country by the U.S. Army Cadet Command. Wilson is the battalion commander of the UI Reserve Officers' Training Corps, the highest position in the program.
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2012.11.05 | By University Communication and Marketing | 11:17 AM
The contributions of the more than 900 University of Iowa faculty, staff, and student veterans will be recognized at a UI Veterans Reception from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, in Room W401 of the Tippie College of Business' Pappajohn Business Building. Story
Iowa Public Radio's River to River talks with Greg Touzani, president of the the University of Iowa Veterans Association, and John Mikelson, UI Veterans Center coordinator, who describe challenges they've faced adapting to civilian life and their efforts to help other veterans.
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2012.09.17 | By University Communication and Marketing | 11:59 AM
For the fourth year in a row, the University of Iowa made Victor Media's list of Military Friendly Schools, which honors the top 15 percent of colleges that are doing the most to embrace America's military service members and veterans and ensure their success on campus. Story
To help raise awareness of the issue of sexual assault in the U.S. military, the American Legion Post 29 in Washington is hosting a free screening of the new, award-winning documentary The Invisible War at The Englert Theatre in Iowa City at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Story
In the Navy it was Adam Connell’s job to successfully board ships being used for arms smuggling, drug trafficking, and other nefarious activities. But transitioning to college life provided its own challenges. Fortunately, the University of Iowa offers a range of services to help. Story
The University of Iowa wants to do more than help military veterans enroll in college; it wants to make sure they succeed once they’re here by providing financial, academic, and even moral support. Story