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Hundreds of Iowa jerseys were on full display at RAGBRAI on Thursday, July 24. Riders were encouraged to wear their college jerseys on the ride from Mason City to Wavery.
Published: 2014.07.25 | By Tim Schoon | 11:52 AM
Published: 2014.07.25
By Tim Schoon
11:52 AM
Black and gold prevailed during College Jersey Day at the Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa Thursday, July 24. Iowa Now tagged along to capture the Hawkeye spirit and pride in action. Photo Feature
 

Hawkeyes take over RAGBRAI

A man wearing an Iowa jersey rides Ragbrai

Black and gold prevailed during College Jersey Day at the Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa Thursday, July 24. Iowa Now tagged along to capture the Hawkeye spirit and pride in action. Photo Feature

Keeping Iowa Healthy - Carol Schulte

Keeping Iowa Healthy - Carol Schulte

Carol Schulte's battle began in May 2009 when Schulte of Pella, Iowa, was diagnosed with recurrent leukemia, a life-threatening of cancer of the blood or bone marrow. Her leukemia returned 10 months later while she was 26 weeks pregnant. Video

TIER update: Deloitte returns to ISU in Phase 2 review

This week the Deloitte team has returned to Iowa State University for additional meetings with campus stakeholders including members of the ISU Sounding Board. Deloitte plans to undertake similar work here at the University of Iowa the week of July 28. Story

Researchers find changes in agriculture increase high river flow rates

University of Iowa researchers examined how changes in rainfall amounts and an increase in the amount of acreage used to grow such crops as corn and soybeans can affect the volume of river water flow in the U.S. Midwest. Results appear in the journal Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. Story

UI College of Medicine hosts professors, students from Iowa colleges

Published
2014.07.18
Jerry Honts, associate professor of cell and molecular biology at Drake University

The UI Carver College of Medicine is hosting eight faculty members, along with seven of their students, from small colleges and universities around the state for this year's FUTURE program, which gives the visitors access to UI's research facilities and faculty expertise during the summe Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

UI archaeologist working with Sioux City rail museum

Published
2014.07.22
cindy peterson, UI archaeologist

A researcher from the UI Office of the State Archaeologist is surveying the Milwaukee Railroad Shops Historic District in Sioux City for artifacts before new construction; Cindy Peterson said she expected to find anything from ancient bolts, to buried coal cinders and broken tools. Story from: Sioux City Journal

Sioux City Journal

$1.5 million gift to advance field of hospice and palliative care in UI College of Pharmacy

University of Iowa graduate James A. Otterbeck, of Chicago, Illinois, and Naples, Florida, has made a gift of $1.5 million through his company, OnePoint Patient Care, to establish the James A. Otterbeck OnePoint Patient Care Professorship in Hospice and Palliative Care in the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy. Story

UI pharmacy faculty member to lead Iowa pharmacists

John Swegle, UI College of Pharmacy clinical associate professor in Mason City, was recently installed as president of the Iowa Pharmacy Association for the 2014-15 term. Story

Calling all K-12 artists, essayists

The UI Chief Diversity Office and the UI Homecoming Committee are launching two contests for youth as part of the 24th Celebrating Cultural Diversity Festival—the art and essay contests are an opportunity for K-12 youth to share their ideas about the importance of cultural diversity. Story

Researchers create vaccine for dust-mite allergies

Dust mite illustration

University of Iowa researchers have created a vaccine for dust-mite allergies. In lab tests and animal trials, the nano-sized vaccine package was readily absorbed by immune cells and dramatically lowered allergic responses. Results appear in the AAPS Journal. Story

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