Parents & Families

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Comparing law across the globe

Law course helps build connections, dialogue with international students
A unique University of Iowa law course has created an opportunity for Iowa students to build relationships with their counterparts on the other side of the world.
Jeffrey Ding

UI undergraduate’s investment in ‘sustainable relationships’ draws awards

Junior Jeffrey Ding wins 2015 Truman, Udall Scholarships
Caring about people and the planet has earned University of Iowa junior Jeffrey Ding two national recognitions—2015 Truman and Udall Scholarships. Ding, who is pursuing majors in economics, political science, and Chinese, will intern this summer with the U.S. Department of State.
Chris Soules

Celebrity Chris Soules to join fifth annual Ladies Football Academy

Event hosted by UI Iowa Hawkeyes football team raises money for UI Children's Hospital
Celebrity Chris Soules will join Kirk Ferentz and the Iowa football team to help raise money for the UI Children's Hospital during the fifth annual Ladies Football Academy June 6.
definition of anorexia

Study advances understanding of eating disorders

Gene loss creates anorexia-related behaviors in mice
Building on their discovery of a gene linked to eating disorders in humans, a team of researchers at the University of Iowa has now shown that loss of the gene in mice leads to several behavioral abnormalities that resemble behaviors seen in people with anorexia nervosa.

UI undergraduates earn national recognition for STEM research

Two students receive 2015 Goldwater honors
Kasra Zarei, a University of Iowa sophomore from Coralville, has received a 2015 Goldwater Scholarship, the premier undergraduate award for students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. UI junior and Clive native Alexandra Bartlett received an honorable mention.
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Going the extra miler

UI study shows how the employee who goes above and beyond improves entire team's performance
A new study from the University of Iowa suggests managers can improve their work teams’ performances by focusing their motivation efforts on that “extra miler” instead of trying to motivate everyone equally.