The UI Office of Student Financial Aid wants to help students better manage the educational debt they shoulder, even while reducing the overall need to borrow. New financial counseling initiatives may do just that. Story
Twin spacecraft have captured the clearest sounds yet from Earth’s radiation belts—and they mimic the chirping of birds. UI physicist Craig Kletzing played a recording of these high-pitched radio waves at the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco.
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Nicholas Colangelo, who founded and directed the University of Iowa College of Education's Connie Belin & Jacqueline N. Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development, is stepping down at the end of this month after 25 years as an advocate for gifted education. Story
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Jonathon Doorn, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences and experimental therapeutics in the UI College of Pharmacy will share his experience as a Christian in science during the “Finding God at Iowa” Lunch Forum, Friday, Dec. 7. Story
The University of Iowa is the lead institution for a first-ever international patient registry to study a rare pancreas disease in children. The pediatric pancreatitis registry is funded by a $275,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health obtained by UI associate professor Aliye Uc. Story
Oprah Winfrey's magic touch is about to turn a former waitress from Brooklyn who is an alumnus of the UI Writers' Workshop, into one of the most famous writers in the country. Winfrey chose Ayana Mathis' first novel, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie, for her Book Club 2.0.
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Ali Heath, an alumna of the University of Iowa College of Education's Realizing Educational and Career Hopes (REACH) Program, rides the bus to her paid summer internship in Des Moines, thanks to a Wellmark/UI College of Education REACH partnership that helps young adults with intellectual disabilities.
Ali Heath's self-determination and independent living skills took a giant leap forward when she obtained a paid summer internship miles away from home, thanks to a Wellmark/UI College of Education REACH partnership that helps young adults with intellectual disabilities. Video
University of Iowa School of Music students enrolled in String Chamber Music and Piano Chamber Music will perform free concerts at 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 8-9, in the recital hall in University Capitol Centre. Story