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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

Spotlight: UI alumna Natalie Gilkison reflects on international experiences

Natalie Gilkison wears a Chinese "University of Iowa" shirt while in China.

University of Iowa alumna Natalie Gilkison, of Davenport, Iowa, reflects on studying abroad in China while pursuing a bachelor's degree in international studies as well as experiences working with international students, forging some interesting new programs. Story from: International Accents

International Accents

Rolling out the welcome mat

two wrestlers on gold IOWA mat

Goodbye cross trainers, hello wrestling shoes and head gear. The University of Iowa wrestling team opened the 2014-15 season with its first official practice Oct. 10, and more than one week into training the Hawkeyes unanimously agree, it's great to get into a mat routine. Story

Media advisory: You@UI open house to draw thousands of guests

Members of the media are invited to cover the You@UI Academic and Student Life Open House, a massive event hosted by the University of Iowa on Saturday, Oct. 25, when up to 3,000 prospective students and family members visit campus. Story

Climate pioneer James Hansen reflects on working with Van Allen

James Hansen reflects on his time as a student at the Unviersity of Iowa.Climate pioneer James Hansen reflects on his time as a student at the University of Iowa.

James Hansen visited the University of Iowa on Thursday, Oct. 16, to speak in the UI Public Policy Center’s “Meeting the Renewable Energy Challenge” symposium. Video

Iowa Now Minute - 10/16/14

Iowa Now Minute 10/16/14

"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday in Iowa Now. Story

Pella girl, 11, to be Kid Captain when Iowa takes on Maryland

Marijka Michmershuizen portrait

University of Iowa Children's Hospital doctors diagnosed Marijka Michmershuizen with Job syndrome—an extremely rare immune disorder that causes skin rashes, respiratory infections, weak bones, and retention of baby teeth, among other things. Story

Spotlight: Living Mandela's legacy

Iowa Alumni Magazine: Spotlight: Living Mandela's legacy
Iowa Alumni Magazine--October 2014 cover image

Two South African women used their University of Iowa education to help rebuild their country after apartheid. Story from: Iowa Alumni Magazine

Iowa Alumni Magazine

Past, present, future

UI Library learning commons

The next Hawkeye Lunch and Learn in Des Moines will offer an insider’s view of University of Iowa Libraries as a statewide resource focused both on meeting the needs of 21st century students and researchers and on collecting and maintaining historical materials. Story

UI law professor has ties to Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi

University of Iowa Professor Lea VanderVelde poses with Kailash Satyarthi and her husband, UI Professor Johannes Ledolter on her back porch during one of Satyarthi’s visits to Iowa City.  Read more at

Sen. Tom Harkin and University of Iowa law Professor Lea VanderVelde co-nominated the Indian child rights activist to the Norwegian Nobel Committee, the body that distributes the prestigious prize. Story from: The Gazette

The Gazette


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