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
More than 12,000 babies born in the United States since 1963 have been saved from the devastating effects of untreated congential conditions, thanks to a few drops of blood collected shortly after birth and the pioneering work of Robert Guthrie. In Iowa, the screening is performed by the State Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa. Story
Dan Matheson, who spent nine years as an NCAA investigator before joining UI’s faculty as a recreation and sport business lecturer, comments on the release of information about the University of Oregon’s ongoing NCAA infractions case.
Story from: The New York Times