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Engineering alumnus Horn to speak at Grabbing the Globe seminar April 24

Engineering alumnus Nathan Horn will be the guest presenter at the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering “Grabbing the Globe” seminar Thursday, April 24, at 3:30 p.m. in 101 Becker Communications Studies Buidling. Story

UI psychiatrist aids in discovery of anti-depressant mechanism


A research team including UI psychiatrist Andrew Pieper has identified the mechanism by which ghrelin, a hormone with natural anti-depressant properties, works inside the brain. Story from: South Asian Times

South Asian Times

Working to end suicide silence

backpacks on Old Capitol lawn

The Send Silence Packing traveling exhibit aims to raise awareness about suicide prevention with more than 1,000 backpacks on the lawn of the Old Capitol representing the 1,100 college students who commit suicide every year. Story from: The Daily Iowan

The Daily Iowan

Morcuende promotes Ponseti clubfoot treatment in Nigeria


The UI's Jose Morcuende, medical director of the Ponseti International Association, described the Ponseti method of clubfoot treatment as “a simple, manipulative technique that corrects congenital clubfoot without invasive surgery.” Story from: The Punch-Nigeria

The Punch-Nigeria

New flood preparedness tool available for the Mason City area

A dynamic, new online flood preparedness tool which will help emergency managers improve flood warnings and response has been developed for the Winnebago River at Mason City, Iowa. Story

Volunteers invited to help with Clothesline Project April 29

A woman hangs up t-shirts on the Pentacrest lawn as part of the Clothesline Project to honor victims and survivors of sexual assaul and other violent crimes.

Rape Victim Advocacy Program (RVAP) staff are inviting individuals with an interest in reaching out to the community and raising awareness about different kinds of violence to help with the Clothesline Project. The event will be Tuesday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Pentacrest lawn. Story

Professors' new book impacts field of standardized testing

Two University of Iowa College of Education professors, Michael Kolen and Robert L. Brennan, have collaborated to publish a third edition of the book examining critical concepts in the field of testing: "Test Equating, Scaling, and Linking." Story

Leach discusses well known Iowans with prominent WWII legacies

James Van Allen, 1951

Former Congressman Jim Leach shared little-known anecdotes about three Iowans — James Van Allen, Harry Hopkins, and George Leslie Stout— whose work during World War II helped shape the future of the United States as well as the world. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Learn foil imaging technique created at UI in summer workshop

"Untitled, 2013" a foil stamping print by Deanne Warnholtz Wortman

The University of Iowa School of Art and Art History invites students, faculty, staff, and community members to register for its 25th annual Foil Workshop in Printmaking, a technique first developed in 1992 by UI professor Virginia A. Myers. The workshop will be held in June on the UI campus. Story

Hancher, Working Group Theatre declare bullying 'Out of Bounds'

Out of Bounds

The University of Iowa’s Hancher will present the world premiere of "Out of Bounds," a new play written by UI alumna Jennifer Fawcett and Working Group Theatre, Thursday through Saturday, May 1-3, at Riverside Theatre. Story


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