Members of the media are invited to cover the University of Iowa's dedication of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center on Saturday, Aug. 23, at 11 a.m. at the Coralville Marriott Convention Hall. Story
Scientists and engineers met at the UI College of Engineering Aug. 19-22 for EmCon 2014—an international conference on the effects of emerging contaminants, such as soap and medications, in the environment.
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Scientists from around the world are gathering in Iowa City Aug. 19-22 to attend a conference about chemicals in our environment: "EmCon 2014: Fourth International Conference on Occurrence, Fate, Effects and Analysis of Emerging Contaminants in the Environment." Story
Members of the University of Iowa and Iowa City community will have the opportunity to see everything from exotic insects to the greatest moments in Hawkeye football at the Pentacrest Museums annual open house from 4 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 28. Story
Hundreds of incoming international students gathered on the Pentacrest with American students at the inaugural University of Iowa International Welcome Night on Sunday evening. The students played Frisbee and soccer, ate frozen yogurt, and got to know one another.
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UI International Programs’ monthly WorldCanvass program will kick off its sixth season with “The Passion That Drives Innovation,” on Tuesday, Sept. 2, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at FilmScene, 118 E. College St. Story
A two-day boot camp sponsored by the UI College of Education’s Iowa Center for Assistive Technology Education and Research (ICATER) teaches kids how to use a talk-to-text software program to help them get ahead in school.
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A group of Roosevelt Middle School students in Cedar Rapids will learn how to harness the power of technology and self-advocacy during a two-day assistive technology camp Aug. 12 and 13 led by staff from the UI College of Education’s Iowa Center for Assistive Technology Education and Research (ICATER). Story