Aerial View of the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library on June 13, 200

UIAA Lifelong Learning event highlights flood restoration in Cedar Rapids

Deadline to register for free discussion is April 21
On Thursday, April 23, the University of Iowa Alumni Association is holding an event during which representatives from UI Libraries, the National Czech and Slovak Museum, and the African American Museum will display and discuss items restored after the flood of 2008, and explain how their organizations united to preserve an important piece of the community’s cultural heritage.
Students and Lt. Gov. view medical device

UI biomedical engineers impress Lt. Governor with patent-pending medical devices

Students present 'senior projects' during a visit by Kim Reynolds
A device that helps surgeons to remove sutures more efficiently during eye surgery was one of five presentations given March 25 by students in the University of Iowa College of Engineering Biomedical Engineering Senior Design program.
Miriam Facetimes a friend who is also learning of their medical school match.

It's a match!

UI Carver College of Medicine graduates learn where they're going for residency
Friday was Match Day—the day when more medical school graduates around the world learned where they would be doing their residencies. The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine has 154 medical students graduating this year.

Iowa Board of Regents March 11 roundup

Board approves multiple projects and initiatives
Following are highlights from the Iowa Board of Regents Wednesday, March 11, meeting on the University of Iowa campus.

First UI presidential search committee meeting announced

The first meeting of the University of Iowa Presidential Search and Screen Committee has been set for Wednesday, March 25. The 21-member committee will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Kelch Conference Room, 1289 of the Carver Biomedical Research Building (CBRB) on the UI campus.

UI hosts 2015 NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships

Campus Recreation and Wellness Center closed March 23-28, other facilities extend hours
The NCAA and the University of Iowa are hosting the 2015 NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships at the UI Campus Recreation and Wellness Center (CRWC) March 23 through 28. The CRWC will be closed starting Monday, March 23, at 8 a.m. and will re-open Sunday, March 29 at 7 a.m.

Students can learn about career opportunities in bioinformatics, big data

March 9 event provides an excellent opportunity to speak with experts
The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics will present an information session, Personalized Genomic Medicine: Careers in Bioinformatics and Big Data, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 9. The event shows undergraduate and graduate students the numerous career opportunities being created by personalized genomic medicine in bioinformatics and the management of big data.

News briefing on 'Cancer in Iowa: 2015' report is Friday, March 13

University of Iowa cancer researchers and physicians will discuss the findings of the "Cancer in Iowa: 2015" report at a news briefing at 10 a.m. Friday, March 13. A patient affected by melanoma will also be available to talk to media.

Improving health care delivery

Patrick Brophy talks telemedicine at Des Moines Lunch and Learn event
How can we better deliver health care options to rural Iowa? That topic will be the focus of the upcoming Hawkeye Lunch and Learn event, as Patrick Brophy presents “Telemedicine in Iowa: Improving Health Care Delivery.” The event will be held at noon Thursday, March 19, in the John and Mary Pappajohn Education Center, 1200 Grand Ave, Des Moines.

Wanted: Eco Hawks for sustainability

All students, staff, and faculty invited to become Eco Hawks, change agents for sustainability on campus, beyond
All University of Iowa students, staff, and faculty are invited to become Eco Hawks, change agents for sustainability on campus and beyond.