Facebook will soon make a home in central Iowa while Google is also adding a new data center in the state, inspiring UI experts and students to discuss what impact this will have on the economy and future employment opportunities.
Story from: The Daily Iowan
UI wrestling coach Terry Brands and UI Nonfiction Writing Program Founder Carl Klaus were among residents sharing books that were meaningful to them at the third Community Book Talk hosted by UNESCO City of Literature as part of World Book Day.
Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen
2013.04.23 | By University Communication and Marketing | 03:00 PM
University of Iowa faculty, staff, and graduate students are invited to participate in a workshop, Public Engagement in Higher Education, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 26 at the UI College of Public Health. Story
Chris Buresh and Casey Panko, a UI Hospitals and Clinics emergency-medicine physician and emergency department nurse respectively, served as team leaders when traveling to Haiti in March along with other Community Health Initiative volunteers, bringing health care to rural villages in Haiti. Story from: Des Moines Register
University Counseling Service Director Sam Cochran says the University of Iowa community suffers an average of two to three student suicides annually. To bring the campus and local community together to prevent future student suicides, Cochran is leading the three-year $270,970 grant, “Leveraging Campus-Community Collaborations to Enhance Suicide Prevention at the University of Iowa.” Story
Bennett Sims, graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, will read from "A Questionable Shape" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, in a free reading at Prairie Lights Books in downtown Iowa City. The reading also will be streamed live on the University of Iowa Writing University website. Story
According to googlescholar.com, Pascarella’s work has been cited more than 22,000 times and the number increases daily. This makes him the third-most cited scholar at the University of Iowa and ranks him approximately 576th among all scholars with an email address ending in .edu on the site. Story