Academics

UI internship prepares students for genetic counseling careers

As the availability of and demand for genetic testing continues to rise, more genetic counselors are needed to assist patients in interpreting their test results. The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics Summer Internship Program, now in its third year, allows interns to explore various career opportunities in genetic counseling.
Liza Casella, 17, works with University of Iowa physics graduate student Patrick Wilcox (not pictured) at Van Allen Hall on Wednesday, July 22, 2015. Casella's research is conducted through the UI Belin-Blank Center's Secondary Student Training Program.

Iowa City Press Citizen 17-year-old student researches telescopes, gamma rays

Telescopes for peeking at showers of light sparked by high-energy gamma rays have been a focus for Iowa City home-schooled student Liza Casella. For the past month, she has conducted research with UI astronomy and physics professor Philip Kaaret as part of the UI Belin-Blank Center's Secondary Student Training Program.

UI students named to Dean's List for spring 2015

The University of Iowa is recognizing the undergraduate students named to the Dean's List for the 2015 spring semester.

Appointments Maya Steinitz granted tenure

Professor Maya Steinitz of the Iowa College of Law has been granted tenure and promoted to full professor.

The Daily Iowan Study abroad benefits from improving Cuba/U.S. relations

The University of Iowa was one of the first schools to send students to study in Cuba. The UI has been able to send faculty and students to Cuba for the past 15 years or so, says Liz Wildenberg De Hernandez, an associate director of UI Study Abroad.

Ragbrai riders head into Rockford

RAGBRAI is a classroom for UI entrepreneurial students

It’s not every day that a town like Solon has thousands of bike riders passing slowly through their town, checking out the ambience and its quant charm, but that’s what will happen on Friday, when Solon is a pass-through town for this year’s RAGBRAI bicycle ride.
Becky Schmitz leads a group during a drumming workshop at the Iowa Memorial Union on Thursday, July 16, 2015.

Iowa City Press-Citizen Music teachers drum up fun at IMU

Music teachers jammed to the sound of Tubano drums Thursday at the Iowa Memorial Union in Iowa City. About 60 K-12 music teachers and others gathered for World Music Drumming workshops on the University of Iowa campus, hosted by the UI College of Education and West Music.

The University of Iowa College of Law - 150 Anniversary

Iowa law celebrates 150 years

'The oldest law school west of the Mississippi'
Join the College of Law as it celebrates this sesquicentennial, and follow the landmark events that transformed the department into one of the most respected law schools in the country.

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