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Iowa Now Minute 4/11/2014

IowaNow Minute 4/11/2014Watch Iowa Now Minute, a weekly recap of the top stories at the University of Iowa.

See a roundup of recent University of Iowa activities, research, public engagement, and campus life in Iowa Now Minute 4/11/2014. Video

UI research debuts on Twitter

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The University of Iowa has created a Twitter account devoted to research. The @UIowaResearch account will act as the central node for research, broadcasting research news, events, and expert views from the university to myriad audiences central to the institution. The account launched today. Story

Showcasing undergraduate research at Iowa

Erin Church, Psychology MajorErin Church discusses her undergraduate research in psychology.

University of Iowa student Erin Church discusses the undergraduate research opportunities she's had working with associate professor Teresa Treat in the UI Department of Psychology. Video

Media advisory: Student Research in the Capitol event April 1

The University of Iowa, along with other Iowa regents institutions, will showcase undergraduate student research projects, from archaeology to public health, at the annual Research in the Capitol event on Tuesday, April 1 in Des Moines. There are 20 UI student research projects on display, with the students on hand to discuss them. Story

Iowa Now Minute 3/28/2014

Iowa Now Minute 3/28/2014Watch Iowa Now Minute, a weekly recap of the top stories at the University of Iowa.

See a roundup of recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life in Iowa Now Minute 3/28/2014. Video

Safety first, children

A young boy does dangerous things: play with matches, climbs unsteady objects and chops wood

Children are experts at getting into danger. So, how can parents help prevent the consequences? One answer, University of Iowa researchers say in a new study, is for parents to better understand how their children rate hazards and then use conversation to explain why certain situations can be dangerous. Results appear in the Journal of Pediatric Psychology. Story

UI College of Education showcases student research on diversity

The UI College of Education hosted its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Research Symposium on Feb. 7. The event highlighted student research on issues of diversity, covering topics ranging from student interest in STEM to differences in moral reasoning in a religiously diverse student body. Story

Morphew named executive associate dean in UI College of Education

Portrait of Christopher Morphe

Christopher Morphew, professor and department executive officer for education policy and leadership studies, has been appointed the executive associate dean for research and innovation of the University of Iowa College of Education. Story

Helping little ones fight the biggest battles

 Dr. Yatin Vyas

Today, University of Iowa's Dance Marathon marks its 20th anniversary of helping fund pediatric cancer research at the UI Carver College of Medicine and providing programs for patients and their families at UI Children's Hospital. Those affected most talk about the impact of improving cancer research. Story

The case for tele-emergency services

New research from the University of Iowa College of Public Health supports the claim that tele-emergency services can successfully extend emergency care in rural hospitals. A summary of the research was published in the new February edition of Health Affairs. Story


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