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Army ROTC annual Game Ball Run enters 27th year

UI ROTC running the ISU v UI game ball

Students, faculty, and fans are invited to cheer on the University of Iowa Army ROTC cadets during the final leg of the 27th annual Army ROTC Annual Game Ball Run during the Beat State Pep Rally on Friday, Sept. 12, on the Pentacrest. Story

Recent deaths

Death notices for current and retired UI employees. Links to online obituaries provided when available. Story

Ankeny girl, 10, is Kid Captain when Hawkeyes host Iowa State

Faith LeMaster

Faith LeMaster has a smile that lights up a room. Despite the many health challenges she has endured throughout her life, this 10-year-old has never let tough times dim that smile. Story

Read more, play more, and turn off the television when your child's program is over

Kids play games on a computer

UI associate professor of education Deborah Linebarger finds background television in a room where a child is present—even when he or she is involved in an activity completely unrelated to the television—can be detrimental. Story from: US News & World Report

US News & World Report

Sometimes, adolescents just can't resist

illustration of student texting rather than doing the homework on the desk in the background

A University of Iowa study finds teenagers are far more sensitive than adults to the immediate effect or reward of their behaviors. Even when a behavior is no longer in a teenager’s best interest to continue, they will because the effect of the reward is still there and lasts much longer in adolescents than in adults. Story

Family makes gift in memory of famed UI printmaker Mauricio Lasansky

Phil Lasansky seated in the Gallery

A gift from the family of internationally renowned artist Mauricio Lasansky honors his legacy as a groundbreaking printmaker and distinguished professor who helped shape the University of Iowa’s pioneering contributions to the world of arts education. Story

Study finds drop in kids' hospital-related infections


University of Iowa infectious disease specialist discusses a decrease in the number of children developing infections related to their care while in the hospital over the last seven years, citing a cultural shift and good research as having the biggest influence. Story from: U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report

No confirmed cases of EV-D68 at UI Hospitals and Clinics

A doctor hold's a stethoscope in their hands.

Although some Iowa hospitals have confirmed cases of EV-D68, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics reports no confirmed cases of EV-D68, said Eli Perencevich, professor of medicine at the UI Carver College of Medicine. But doctors have submitted several specimens to be tested. Story from: The Gazette

The Gazette

Silver-based coating may reduce germs on hospital surfaces

A coating material that contains silver nanoparticles appears to reduce the number of germs that survive on surfaces, according to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. The findings suggest that the coating may be potentially useful for preventing infections in hospital settings. Story

Achievements: UI faculty, staff, students, and alumni making news

University staff, faculty, students, and alumni are accomplishing great things every day. See who's making news with awards, publications, promotion and tenure, and more. Story


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