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Iowa's Public Health Heroes promote better health, prevent disease across state

The University of Iowa College of Public Health is recognizing four leaders whose contributions across a range of disciplines are helping to promote better health and prevent disease throughout the state of Iowa. The 2014 Iowa Public Health Heroes Awards will be presented Oct. 7 at the 15th annual Iowa Public Health Practice Colloquium in Iowa City. Story

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 grad develops app to change the way you read international menus

Published
2014.09.25
RuiHao Min

A menu translation app, launched earlier this summer by UI graduate RuiHao Min, already has more than 80,000 users and was featured as a Best New App on iTunes. Story from: Silicon Prairie News

Silicon Prairie News

UI makes Military Friendly Schools list

An Iowa Hawkeyes military arm patch with a US flag above

The University of Iowa made Victory Media's list of Military Friendly Schools. The list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities, and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America's military service members and veterans as students and ensure their success on campus. Story

UI arborist, Andy Dahl, honored as a True Professional by international group

Published
2014.09.22
Andy Dahl, UI arborist, gives a tree tour to students

UI arborist Andy Dahl cares for more than 8,000 trees with his four-person crew. The collection includes more than 250 species—with seven state champion trees on site. Last month, Dahl was honored as a True Professional of Arboriculture by the International Society of Arboriculture. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

UI students develop app to track high school alma mater sports teams

Published
2014.09.18
A person uses a hand held mobile device to search for a sports score

Two University of Iowa students have developed an app that helps people track the scores of their high school alma mater's sports teams. Story from: Silicon Prairie News

Silicon Prairie News

UI arborist, Andy Dahl, honored as a True Professional by international group

Published
2014.09.22
Andy Dahl, UI arborist, and members of the Facilities Management tree crew

UI arborist Andy Dahl cares for more than 8,000 trees with his four-person crew. The collection includes more than 250 species—with seven state champion trees on site. Last month, Dahl was honored as a True Professional of Arboriculture by the International Society of Arboriculture. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Culinary blunder creates inspiration for new menu app

A University of Iowa recent graduate teamed up to create a menu translation app that provides photos and flavor descriptions to help international students and travelers make more informed ordering decisions. Story

Media advisory: Center for the Advancement of Laboratory Science celebrates grand opening

Members of the media are invited to cover the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Center for the Advancement of Laboratory Science at the State Hygienic Lab at the University of Iowa Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the State Hygienic Laboratory in Coralville. Story

Coach beats doctor, grandpa beats coach

Steve Houghton coaching

One December day in 1981, University of Iowa alumnus Steve Houghton had a decision to make—Coach Houghton or Dr. Houghton? Which would it be? Story

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