2014.09.11 | By Office of Strategic Communication | 10:03 AM
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
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.
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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
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
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.
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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
2014.09.09 | By UI Health Care Marketing and Communications | 11:02 AM
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