2012 Irish Writing Program participant Ben TeBockhorst surveying the Irish coast. Photos courtesy of UI International Programs.

Students find their writing stride in Dublin

Study Abroad Fair Jan. 29 to feature array of short-term programs for UI students
Students on the UI’s summer Irish Writing Program have the opportunity to work with esteemed Irish writers and academics to hone their craft while taking in Dublin’s rich cultural and literary history. This is one of many programs to be represented at the spring Study Abroad Fair Thursday, Jan 29.
Billy Albritton of East Peoria, Ill., enjoys golf

Health at Iowa Ankle implant enriches grandfather's life

An implant developed at the University of Iowa offers a better option for patients with ankle problems such as 69-year-old grandfather Billy Albritton of East Peoria, Illinois. Albritton shares how since his ankle replacement surgery at UI Hospitals and Clinics in April 2013, he's back to the active lifestyle he once enjoyed.

Iowa Now Minute - 1/22/15

Iowa Now Minute - 1/22/15

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 on Iowa Now.
Nurse drawing blood from a pregnant woman

UI Women's Health Tissue Repository helps to advance women's health research worldwide

Samples are available to researchers in just minutes
The repository is made up of four women’s health tissue banks: Well Woman Tissue Bank, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Tissue Bank, Maternal Fetal Tissue Bank, and the Gynecologic Malignancies Tissue Bank. Samples are donated from women who are already patients at UI Women's Health Center.
Jon Abdo tutoring a student

Unique UI program offering student-to-student academic assistance, guidance

Coach program providing another avenue for student success
The University of Iowa's Student Success Coach program offers student-to-student guidance available in every residence hall about anything from goal setting and time management to getting involved on campus.

UI researchers study rural access to health care specialties

An ongoing series of studies by University of Iowa researchers shows that access to a variety of specialty health care fields are more accessible than thought in rural Iowa—including oncology, urology, and now otolaryngology—but that access could be threatened depending on how health care reforms are implemented.

Youth Ballet and School of Dance add to adult program

The University of Iowa Department of Dance outreach program—the University of Iowa Youth Ballet and School of Dance—has recently added a third level to their adult classical ballet program.