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Media advisory: Genetic counseling for college students

The University of Iowa is hosting an information session on genetic counseling, an emerging field, in Iowa and around the U.S., in which professionals work with patients on health issues according to their genetic profile. The session is for students at Iowa colleges and in schools in neighboring states who are interested in master's programs in the field. Story

Media advisory: UI to report on external funding totals Friday

University of Iowa officials will report on annual external funding totals, discuss funding trends, and share information about the latest research initiatives during a press conference at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 1, at the National Advanced Driving Simulator. Story

UI takes 'University for IOWA' campaign to Iowa State Fair

Iowa State Fair logo

The University of Iowa will share stories of how it provides Iowans with a world-class education, keeps families healthy, builds businesses, and makes life better through social and cultural outreach at its Iowa State Fair booth, Aug. 7-17, in Des Moines. Story

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

Showcasing UI undergraduate research

UI undergraduate student works with faculty mentor on research project

More than 140 of the UI's most talented undergraduate researchers will showcase their work Wednesday, July 30, at the ninth annual UI Summer Undergraduate Research Conference. The event, sponsored by the UI Graduate College, will be from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Iowa Memorial Union and is free and open to the public. 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

University of Iowa, Pappajohn bring startup program to Des Moines


University of Iowa's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center will launch Venture School in Des Moines in September after a successful pilot year teaching entrepreneurs about a popular method of startup businesses. Story from: Des Moines Register

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UI DeGowin Blood Center teams up with Coralville police, fire departments for friendly competition

The DeGowin Blood Center at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has joined forces with Coralville Police and Fire Departments for the first Battle of the Badges Blood Drive on Friday, July 25. Story

UI Mobile Museum heads to Winnebago Rally, RAGBRAI

Mobile Museum

The University of Iowa Mobile Museum will visit the Winnebago Grand National Rally in Forest City, July 22, as part of an extended trip across northern Iowa. Story

Attend Department of Cultural Affairs' 'Community Conversations'

The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) is coming to your community to help connect Iowa culture across the state through its Community Conversations. For people in the Iowa City area who would like to provide input, a Community Conversation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, July 24, in the Coralville Public Library. Story


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