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Honors UI students win $25K from Iowa Economic Development Authority for startup business

University of Iowa student Eric Pahl and recent graduate Dalton Shaull recently won $25,000 from the Iowa Economic Development Authority for their startup business, called Organizer. Shaull was motivated to start the project after watching his friend fight off a disease as he waited for a transplant.
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Former champion Buddy Lazier qualifies for 2016 Indy 500, will again raise awareness for the UI Stephen A. Wynn Institute for Vision Research
Buddy Lazier's No. 4 Indy 500 car, emblazoned with a Tigerhawk logo, will raise awareness for the University of Iowa's Wynn Institute for Vision Research during the race on May 29. The cause is close to Lazier's heart: His daughter suffers from severe glaucoma.
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UI education faculty using interactive technology to help K-12 teachers improve student behavior
UI education faculty members are using interactive technology to help K-12 teachers improve students' behavior in the classroom.

Traveling orthopedic surgeons improve rural care

Study finds outreach clinics significantly increase access to orthopedic care
Most rural hospitals lack full-time orthopedists, but a new study from the University of Iowa finds that visiting consultant clinics (VCCs) staffed by visiting orthopedic surgeons from larger communities can improve patient access to orthopedic care by up to 50 percent.

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