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League of American Bicyclists names UI a Silver Bicycle Friendly University

A student rides a bike across campus in front of the UI Pentacrest.

The University of Iowa expands its options for bicyclists around campus and Iowa City, garnering acknowledgment from the League of American Bicyclists. Story

Ebola virus: Update for the University of Iowa community

To date, there are no documented cases of Ebola in Iowa. While the risk of an Ebola case in Iowa City or on campus remains extremely low, staff members at Student Health and Wellness and the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics are tracking the situation with daily updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization. Story

Crime Alert

The University of Iowa issued a Crime Alert on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. Story

Crime Alert

The University of Iowa issued a Crime Alert on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. Story

UI commits additional funding to enhance sexual assault prevention education

On Oct. 6, President Mason announced the UI is committing funding to support three sexual assualt prevention education specialist positions at the UI Women’s Resource Action Center and the Rape Victim Advocacy Program. Story

Crime Alert

The University of Iowa issued a Crime Alert on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. Story

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

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2014.09.23
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

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