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Iowa Alumni Magazine Battle of the bulge

A collaborative UI initiative confronts the complex problem of obesity, challenging stereotypes about the disease and finding solutions to one of the nation's top health threats. It's not just about the food.

Iowa Now Minute - 12/11/14

Iowa Now Minute - 12/11/14

Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday in Iowa Now.

IEM opens 2016 presidential, Congressional prediction markets

The opening bell has rung for the 2016 Iowa Electronic Markets’ presidential and Congressional control markets that give traders the opportunity to buy and sell contracts that will predict the results of the next general election.

UI part of new 'Center Without Walls' to study sudden unexpected death in epilepsy

UI team will study how seizures disrupt breathing
University of Iowa neuroscientists led by George Richerson, head of neurology in the UI Carver College of Medicine, have joined eight other research groups across the world that will work together on increasing the understanding of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP), the leading cause of death from epilepsy.
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The Wall Street Journal Are you happy at work?

University of Iowa management and organizations professor Eean Crawford says the most effective workplace satisfaction surveys are those that start conversations.