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UI physician to discuss care for sports-related concussions

While sports can be fun for both children and adults, they can put participants at risk for serious injuries such as concussions. Dr. Andy Peterson, an assistant professor in the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics at the University of Iowa, will discuss treatment of sports-related concussions in a public talk at the Old Capitol Museum at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct 8. Story

Shared responsibility

Old Capitol from an aerial view.

This fall, the University of Iowa revamped the UI Confidential Hotline—an online tool for reporting potential policy violations. Terry Johnson and Todd Stewart talk about the hotline and the UI community’s collective role in supporting ethical standards. Story

Media advisory: UI science keeps construction workers safe

Members of the media are invited to tour an active construction site Tuesday, Sept. 30, to learn how the University of Iowa and industry partner during this busy building season to protect themselves and the community. Story

Spotlight: UI doctoral student helps develop software to predict spread of Ebola virus

Grant Brown

Grant Brown, a student from Clive, Iowa, who is seeking his doctoral degree in biostatistics from the UI College of Public Health, is working with faculty member Jacob Oleson to develop open source software that will model and predict the spread of the Ebola epidemic. Story from: UI College of Public Health website

UI College of Public Health website

UI Police report fire in Chemistry Building

University of Iowa Police report today, Wednesday, Sept. 24, that a fire occurred on the fifth level of the Chemistry Building early today, causing damage to the building, but no injuries were sustained. Story

Raising awareness about farm safety in Iowa

Farm Safety and Health Week 2014

The 2014 Farm Safety and Health Week runs from Sept. 21-27. This year’s theme, “Safety Counts: Protecting What Matters,” underscores the importance of all Iowans working together to build a safer and healthier agricultural work place. Story

Crime Alert

The University of Iowa issued a Crime Alert on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Story

Hawk Alert test set for Wednesday

The University of Iowa Department of Public Safety will test the Hawk Alert emergency notification system on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 10 a.m. Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to take part by receiving messages and updating their contact settings. Story

UI Police, K9s place first in K9 Olympics

University of Iowa Department of Public Safety Lt. Mike Smith and his K9, Axel

Officers from the University of Iowa Department of Public Safety took home first and third place titles in this year's K9 Olympics. Story from: The Gazette

The Gazette

Motorists should avoid travel on Burlington Street from Gilbert to Madison Street Sept. 5

Motorists are encouraged to avoid Burlington Street from Gilbert to Madison Street this afternoon, Friday, Sept. 5, due to a hydraulic fluid spill on the roadway. Story


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