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RAGBRAI rolls through University of Iowa campus

RAGBRAI XLIII rolls through UI campus

Ride through Iowa City caps off week full of Hawkeye pride
On July 25, 2015, an estimated 20,000 cyclists participating in the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) rode through the University of Iowa campus. All week long, Hawkeye spirit was part of this truly monumental touring event.

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.

UI researchers stimulate human amygdala to gain key insight to SUDEP

Research marks first time amygdala is stimulated and breathing loss is reported
By using electrical stimulation to activate the amygdala, a group of University of Iowa researchers has identified areas of the human brain in which breathing is controlled and, in some cases, impaired, providing an important insight into sudden unexplained death in epilepsy.
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.

Honors Cole, MacGillivray named American Chemical Society Fellows

Renee S. Cole, associate professor of physical chemistry and chemistry education in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Leonard MacGillivray, professor of organic chemistry in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, were named as American Chemical Society Fellows.

UI presidential search committee to meet July 30

The University of Iowa Presidential Search and Screen Committee will hold a telephonic meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, July 30.
UI Foundation President Lynette Marshall presents Mary Louise Petersen with a framed memento during yesterday's dedication.

University of Iowa celebrates opening of Mary Louise Petersen Residence Hall

Building designed for student success, to help accommodate growing numbers
Hundreds of people gathered on July 21, 2015, to celebrate the opening of the Mary Louise Petersen Residence Hall—the University of Iowa’s first new residence hall in more than 40 years, intentionally designed for student success.

Appointments Maya Steinitz granted tenure

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

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