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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

DeWitt boy to be Kid Captain when Hawkeyes host Ball State

Joseph Burken

Joseph Burken of DeWitt, Iowa, was diagnosed with an astrocytoma, a cancerous tumor in the center of his brain. He also had hydrocephalus—a buildup of fluid inside the skull that leads to brain swelling. Burken will be the Kid Captain Saturday when the Hawkeyes face Ball State in Kinnick. Story

Michelle Edwards: 'My time at Iowa was amazing'

MIchelle Edwards speaking at a podium.

Former University of Iowa All-American and Women's Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Michelle Edwards looks back fondly on her career as a Hawkeye. Story

Ottumwa boy kicks off Kid Captain 2014 in game against Northern Iowa

portrait of Treytun

At age 4, Treytun Garcia of Ottumwa developed what looked like a rash on his left foot. He was soon diagnosed with linear scleroderma, an autoimmune disease characterized by the hardening of the skin and connective tissues. Garcia was chosen as the Kid Captain for the football game this Saturday when the Hawkeyes face the Panthers at Kinnick Stadium. Story

Parents, listen next time your baby babbles

A mother and her infant "talk" with each other.

Parents who try to understand their baby's babbling let their infants know they can communicate, which leads to children forming complex sounds and using language more quickly. That’s according to a new study by the University of Iowa and Indiana University. Story

Public invited to suicide prevention workshop Sept. 10

UI Professor John Westefeld will present a 90-minute workshop on the warning signs, intervention strategies, and resources available for suicide prevention in the College of Education's Teacher Leader Center on Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Story


Students taking a selfie with President Mason.

The Class of 2018 arrived on campus last week and shared their experiences in the area they know media. Story

UI's Henfield discusses racial, equity gaps in ACT scores

Profesor Malik Henfield teaching in a classroom.

UI College of Education Counselor Education and Supervision Professor Malik Henfield provides expertise in addressing racial and equity gaps in ACT scores. Story from: Education Week

Education Week

Student Success Team coordinator: Immersion program working

portrait of Sarah Hansen

Sarah Hansen coordinates the Student Success Team, which formed in 2006 as a small, interdisciplinary group to talk about how the UI could help students be successful. It has grown to include more than 250 people, and many projects that originated from early team discussions, such as On Iowa!, have become part of campus culture. Story

Educating Iowa students: Alex Bartlett

Educating Iowa Students: Alex Bartlett

Alexandra Bartlett of Clive, Iowa, considered leaving her home state for college, but the opportunities the University of Iowa offered her were too good to pass up. Video


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