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UI sends silence packing with suicide awareness display

Suicide claims the lives of more than 1,100 college students each year. On Tuesday, April 22, the UI will host a suicide awareness display from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Pentacrest west lawn. Story

Applications for Game-Based Learning Faculty Institute due May 2

Starting in May 2014, the Center for Teaching and ITS-Instructional Services will work with a group of UI faculty members who have identified a learning need in their students and would like to find or help devise a game to help students address that learning challenge. Story

Aging brains on the job

Two demographic trends in Iowa—an aging population and workers staying on the job later in life—will have a significant impact for employers and employees in the years ahead. University of Iowa neuroscientist Steven Anderson will offer his perspective during an April 29 presentation in Des Moines. Story

Students: See what's happening in HawkTools

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University of Iowa students—and anyone interested in keeping tabs on what’s going on about campus—have a new set of tools at hand. Story

'Black Girls Do Science'

Elementary school girls attending the UI’s recent "Black Girls Do Science" camp learned that making lip gloss from Vaseline and Kool Aid is fun.

Some 70 elementary school girls learned that using Vaseline and Kool Aid to make lip gloss can be educational and fun when they participated in “Black Girls Do Science,” a one-day camp for girls in grades 4-8 held April 12 at the University of Iowa College of Engineering. Story

UI distinguished alumna to discuss 'beyond test scores' April 23

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Cyndie Schmeiser, who has had an impact on the education of nearly every student in the United States through her work at ACT and the creation of the Common Core State Standards, will speak at UI College of Education’s Distinguished Speaker Series Wednesday, April 23, at 1 p.m. in N140 Lindquist Center. Story

Off to philosophy camp

UI graduate students will lead Iowa Lyceum, a free summer program that introduces area high school students to philosophy, helping them build critical thinking skills and college readiness. Story

NASCAR driver encourages organ donation

Iowa City Press-Citizen: NASCAR driver encourages organ donation
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2014.04.16
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NASCAR Nationwide Series driver Joey Gase joined fellow organ donor family members and recipients at University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics for the 2014 Donate Life Ceremony. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

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Schiff, Levine to read from poetry April 24

University of Iowa faculty poets Robyn Schiff and Mark Levine will read from their work at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in a free reading at Prairie Lights Books in downtown Iowa City. The reading also will be streamed live on the University of Iowa Writing University website. Story

Visiting artist Levine to lecture April 18

Visiting artist Erik Levine, associate professor of art at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, will give a public lecture at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 18, in Room 116 at Art Building West. The lecture is free and open to the public. Story

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