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UI student studies mussels, aims at career in water resource engineering

Lee Hauser studies mussels on the Iowa River

University of Iowa engineering graduate student Lee Hauser studies mussels in the Iowa River with an eye on a career in water resource engineering after graduation. Story

U.S. News ranks UI 121st among 500 'Best Global Universities'

The University of Iowa ranks 121st among the world's 500 “Best Global Universities,” according to the inaugural global rankings published by the magazine U.S. News and World Report. Story

Student work is showcased in 'Worth Fighting For' Pop Up Museum

Worth Fighting For

Liz Lerman and members of her company have interacted with students across the University of Iowa this fall. Some of those students are creating work for a special Pop Up Museum. Story

UI students help group encourage more women to run for office

Cover of 50/50 in 20/20 booklet

50/50 in 2020 encourages more Iowa women to run for public office, and a group of University of Iowa marketing students are helping the group better reach women interested in politics and public service. Story from: WHO Radio

WHO Radio

Is that really a good business idea?

You think you have a great idea for a new business. Your friends think you have a great idea for a new business. Your family thinks you have a great idea for a new business. But what about other business owners, the people who really know how to run a business? Story

Learning science by being scientists

Iowa teachers describe the value of the Science Writing  Heuristic, developed by UI College of Education ExpertsVideo by Mei-Ling Shaw Williams

The Science Writing Heuristic approach, which was co-developed in 1998 by Brian Hand, a science education professor at the University of Iowa’s College of Education, offers educators a new way to teach that transforms the science classroom and changes the way students think. Video

Nasenbenny joins elite company at NCAA forum

Katie Nasenbenny on the soccer field.

Katie Nasenbenny, a senior on the University of Iowa women’s soccer team, was one of 200 NCAA student-athletes across all divisions to attend the NCAA Career in Sports Forum this past summer. The event was held at the NCAA Headquarters in Indianapolis and is considered one of the most prominent, invitation-only events that a current NCAA student-athlete can attend. Story

Finance professor encounters Hong Kong protests up close

Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong

UI finance professor Art Durnev describes his experience teaching at the Tippie School of Management's Hong Kong MBA program, which is at the epicenter of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests. Story from: Iowa Public Radio

Iowa Public Radio

Regents approve new UI master of science degree in health policy

The Master of Science in Health Policy degree program, formally approved Thursday, Oct. 23, by the Iowa Board of Regents, will equip students with advanced training in health policy analysis. The new degree will be offered by the Department of Health Management and Policy in the UI College of Public Health beginning in spring 2015. Story

Archaeologists dig into hidden Native American history in Iowa

This fall, the University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist is getting a closer look at two pieces of Native American history in Iowa that researchers still know little about. Story


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