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UI offers youth entrepreneurship camp in Des Moines

lemonade stand

A group of 25 Iowa middle school students operated lemonade stands in downtown Des Moines on Thursday afternoon in a competition that was the culmination of the weeklong Jacobson Entrepreneurship Academy, offered by the UI John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center. Story from: Des Moines Register

Des Moines Register

Tech Talk: UI students to show tech know-how


During the past nine weeks, 12 students at the University of Iowa’s Dev/Iowa Bootcamp have been learning how to program and build technology products such as websites and databases; the students will show off their tech know-how to the general public on July 30 for Demo Day. Story from: Des Moines Register

Des Moines Register

UI launches new site for construction projects

building for Iowa website

To manage questions about multiple campus construction projects, UI Facilities Management has rolled out the “Building for Iowa” web page, showing project schedules and completion dates, building costs, and what to expect from new facilities. Story from: KCRG


UI lets other Iowa researchers, students use technology


UI's College of Medicine is hosting eight faculty members, and seven of their students, from small colleges and universities around the state for this year's FUTURE program, which gives the visitors access to UI's research facilities and faculty expertise during the summer months. Story from: Sioux City Journal

Sioux City Journal

Spotlight: UI summer programs offer research experience to undergraduates

A student works in a lab with a UI faculty member

The Carver College of Medicine has welcomed 150 undergraduate students this summer to participate in the college’s many research programs, which offer participants an early taste of hands-on work in a laboratory as well as valuable time with faculty members in their area of interest. Story from: UI Carver College of Medicine website

UI Carver College of Medicine website

Hawkeyes take over RAGBRAI

A man wearing an Iowa jersey rides Ragbrai

Black and gold prevailed during College Jersey Day at the Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa Thursday, July 24. Iowa Now tagged along to capture the Hawkeye spirit and pride in action. Photo Feature

Keeping Iowa Healthy - Carol Schulte

Keeping Iowa Healthy - Carol Schulte

Carol Schulte's battle began in May 2009 when Schulte of Pella, Iowa, was diagnosed with recurrent leukemia, a life-threatening of cancer of the blood or bone marrow. Her leukemia returned 10 months later while she was 26 weeks pregnant. Video

TIER update: Deloitte returns to ISU in Phase 2 review

This week the Deloitte team has returned to Iowa State University for additional meetings with campus stakeholders including members of the ISU Sounding Board. Deloitte plans to undertake similar work here at the University of Iowa the week of July 28. Story

Researchers find changes in agriculture increase high river flow rates

University of Iowa researchers examined how changes in rainfall amounts and an increase in the amount of acreage used to grow such crops as corn and soybeans can affect the volume of river water flow in the U.S. Midwest. Results appear in the journal Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. Story

Showcasing UI undergraduate research

UI undergraduate student works with faculty mentor on research project

More than 140 of the UI's most talented undergraduate researchers will showcase their work Wednesday, July 30, at the ninth annual UI Summer Undergraduate Research Conference. The event, sponsored by the UI Graduate College, will be from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Iowa Memorial Union and is free and open to the public. Story



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