Several National Advanced Driving Simulator experts at the UI share insights on the decision by the National Transportation and Safety Board to push states to reduce the legal blood alcohol limit from 0.08 to 0.05.
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Four students have earned the UI’s first MFA in Book Arts. These artists are not only experts in time-honored traditions of the book, but they also push the boundaries of book culture by embracing digital creativity and engaging the public in discussions about the role of books in our society. Photo Feature
Deborah Taffa, a Master of Fine Arts candidate in nonfiction writing, who is among the nearly 5,200 UI students graduating this weekend, is writing a book about growing up on a reservation and her complicated views on her ancestry. (Note: A paid subscription may be required.)
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Jacqueline Victoria Brookes, an actress and UI alumna who earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a major in dramatic art in 1951, died at the age of 82 after appearing in numerous films, television shows, and in New York Off Broadway productions.
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2013.05.17 | By University Communication and Marketing | 09:33 AM
When you exercise, how loud is the music piping through your iPod earbuds? Do you know? The campus organization UI SAFE can test your device's volume levels (courtesy of Johnny, a specially equipped mannequin) and let you know if your exercise soundtrack is being played at a safe level.
Hearing conservation is the auditory equivalent of brushing to protect your teeth or putting on sunscreen to protect your skin. The campus organization UI SAFE offers advice and programming that helps guard against hearing loss in the future. Video
Dr. Carol Scott-Conner, a UI cancer surgeon, predicts that Angelina Jolie’s action to have a preventative double mastectomy will lead some women with family histories of breast cancer to ask their doctors whether they should be tested for the faulty genes.
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Ellen Lewin, UI professor of gender, women, and sexuality studies and anthropology, writes about lesbian and gay parenthood, and how society is taking baby steps toward marriage equality.
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