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UI launches 'See Something, Say Something' safety campaign

Poster encouraging people to call 319-335-5022 if they see suspicious behavior

The University of Iowa is partnering with the state and federal government to bring the “If You See Something, Say Something” public awareness campaign to campus. Story

Parents, listen next time your baby babbles

A mother and her infant "talk" with each other.

Parents who try to understand their baby's babbling let their infants know they can communicate, which leads to children forming complex sounds and using language more quickly. That’s according to a new study by the University of Iowa and Indiana University. Story

UI professor maps out the roots of Ferguson civic unrest

Published
2014.08.26
Colin Gordon, University of Iowa

Robert Siegel talks with Colin Gordon, a history professor at the University of Iowa, about how the map of St. Louis County reveals some of the sources for the recent unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. Story from: NPR-All Things Considered

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UI professor explains demographic shifts in Ferguson

Published
2014.08.16
Beverly Scott of Chicago adds to the makeshift memorial in Ferguson, Missouri, for Michael Brown. Joe Raedle / Getty Images

Colin Gordon, a UI history professor who has studied housing in St. Louis, has emerged as an authority on demographic shifts and zoning restrictions in Ferguson, Missouri. Story from: Los Angeles Times

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UI to honor AirCare, Emergency Department milestones

Air Care helicopter

Iowa’s only comprehensive academic medical center will celebrate 35 years of service by AirCare, the state’s first hospital-based helicopter ambulance service, during a public open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 7, at the AirCare hangar, 385 Ruppert Road, near the Iowa City Airport. Story

Media advisory: UI to hold Deeded Body Program memorial service Aug. 29

The deeded body memorial at Oakland Cemetery in Iowa City. File photo by Tim Schoon.

The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine will hold its annual memorial service for the Deeded Body Program at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, at Oakland Cemetery, 1000 Brown St., in Iowa City. Story

Public invited to suicide prevention workshop Sept. 10

UI Professor John Westefeld will present a 90-minute workshop on the warning signs, intervention strategies, and resources available for suicide prevention in the College of Education's Teacher Leader Center on Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Story

UIMA K-12 engagement program reaches more than 25,500 students during 2013-14

students look at comics and graphic novels collection

The University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA) K-12 School Programs set an all-time record for student participation during the 2013-14 academic year, bringing art directly to more than 25,500 K-12 students across Iowa. This figure exceeds the previous year’s total of more than 18,465 K-12 students. Story

UI Lecture Committee announces fall lineup

“Arrested Development” actor Jeffrey Tambor will speak at the University of Iowa on Aug. 28.

The University of Iowa Lecture Committee will kick off its fall semester lecture series on Thursday, Aug. 28, with actor Jeffrey Tambor presenting “Performing Your Life.” Story

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