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UI REACH activity inspires teamwork and communication

UI REACH students with intellectual, learning, and cognitive disabilities and University of Iowa teaching students came together Friday to participate in team-building activities at the University of Iowa Field House. (Photo: Holly Hines / Iowa City Press-Citizen )

UI College of Education students come together with first-year students in the UI REACH program to learn about teamwork and communication. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Media advisory: UI initiative pairs domestic and international students in 'buddy' system

Members of the media are invited to cover the kickoff of the International Buddies program at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, at the UI Tippie College of Business. This is a unique program pairing UI students from the U.S. with UI students from other countries. Story

UI alum Samuel D. Hunter receives MacArthur 'genius grant'

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Playwright Samuel D. Hunter, who received a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Iowa in 2007, has been named a winner of a 2014 MacArthur Fellowship, also known as the “genius grant.” Story

TIER update: Timeline for administrative business cases

Old Capitol on the Pentacrest

The Iowa Board of Regents approved an extended timeline Sept. 10 for reviewing the eight remaining administrative business cases, providing a full month for faculty and staff engagement. Story

Cedar Falls girl to be honorary Kid Captain when Hawkeyes take on Pittsburgh

portrait of Margaret Schafer

When Margaret Schafer was 11, she started experiencing severe pain in her legs, hips, and shoulders. Her local physician thought it was just growing pains, but Margaret’s parents, Ben and Amy, worried the problem was more serious. Story

New program accelerates students' path to careers in public health

The University of Iowa College of Public Health and Grinnell College have developed a new cooperative degree program that allows Grinnell students from any major to earn both a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Public Health degree in five years, rather than the customary six. Story

Network measures predict neuropsychological outcome after brain injury

A University of Iowa and Washington University study of neurological patients finds that brain damage to hub locations produces much greater cognitive impairments than damage to other locations. Story

Crime Alert

The University of Iowa issued a Crime Alert on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Story

Al Jarreau headlines Hancher's lineup for the Iowa Soul Festival

Al Jarreau

The University of Iowa’s Hancher is collaborating with both Summer of the Arts in Iowa City and Legion Arts in Cedar Rapids to present a full evening of entertainment on Friday, Sept. 19, during the Iowa Soul Festival. Story

Gifts and grants

Gifts and grants is a roundup of research grants obtained by University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students that spans the spectrum of disciplines—from science and social science to the art and humanities—that will be published in Iowa Now on a regular basis. Story



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