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UI study finds potential genetic link between epilepsy and neurodegenerative disorders

University of Iowa researchers have identified the basic cellular mechanism that goes awry in prickle mutant flies, leading to the epilepsy-like seizures. Story

UI hosts Innovation Institute: tech, entrepreneurship camp

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Some 20 Iowa high school students participated in the Innovation Institute—a new two-week University of Iowa intensive summer program that focused on technical and entrepreneurial skills. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Student major profile: Dora Grote, Journalism and Mass Communication

Dora Grote, Journalism and Mass Communication

Coon Rapids, Iowa native Dora Grote describes her reasons for coming to the University of Iowa and her education in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Video

Achievements: UI faculty, staff, students, and alumni making news

University staff, faculty, students, and alumni are accomplishing great things every day. See who's making news with awards, publications, promotion and tenure, and more. Story

UI entrepreneurship campers create new ice cream flavor

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Fifth and sixth-graders created a tasty ice cream treat this week as part of the week-long Jacobson Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship camp at the UI, which shapes young minds on how to network, budget, and make a product. Story from: KCRG


'Fiske Guide' names UI a best buy for 2015


For the tenth straight year, the University of Iowa has been designated a “Best Buy” in the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Story

Media Advisory: Top Iowa high school students learn entrepreneurial skills, create apps at UI summer camp

Twenty top high school students from across Iowa will gather on the University of Iowa campus to participate in a two-week intensive summer program July 6-18 where they’ll learn technical and entrepreneurial skills to create their own working apps, which could earn them seed money to fund their own startup technology companies. Story

UI flood update for July 2, 2014

Here is the latest official information about flood preparation efforts at the University of Iowa. Story

UI graduate premiers documentary in Council Bluffs about children of meth users

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Recent UI graduate Katie Kuntz knew that three minutes wasn't enough to tell the story of the children of methamphetamine users, so she expanded her journalism class project into a senior thesis documentary, which will premier in Council Bluffs this week. Story from: Omaha World-Herald

Omaha World-Herald

UI free summer tuition grant program kicks off


The UI is offering Summer Hawk Tuition Grants for students who entered as freshmen in 2013 and took at least 12 semester hours of credit in the fall and spring; the program helps students stay on track to graduate in four years. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen


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