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Step inside the BOD POD

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
University researchers who need to know about their human subjects’ body composition can now make use of the latest technology—the BOD POD. And the general public may soon be able to use it, too.

UI Rec Services offering youth yoga, Zumba

Thursday, March 1, 2012
UI Recreational Services is offering spring yoga and Zumba classes for third through eighth graders.

UI College of Education recognizes faculty with research awards

Thursday, March 1, 2012
Fifteen University of Iowa faculty members received support to fund research projects that represent educational research at its best: “critical, purposeful, and solutions-oriented,” according to UI College of Education Dean and Professor Margaret S. Crocco.

Boning up for better health

Thursday, March 1, 2012
A new clinical trial conducted by University of Iowa researchers shows that delivering high doses of "load," or stress, to bone through programmed electrical stimulation of the muscle significantly slows the loss of bone density in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI).

Registration open for lifeguard certification course

Thursday, March 1, 2012
UI Recreational Services is offering a course for those who are interested in receiving an American Red Cross Universal Certificate indicating certification in Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED. The course runs Mar. 23–25.

Iowans as art

Thursday, March 1, 2012
Peter Feldstein made Iowans the focus for a series of life-size photographs displayed throughout the new College of Public Health Building.

Feeding the research at the University of Iowa

Thursday, March 1, 2012
Where might you find 320 grams of raw apple peels on the menu? In the metabolic kitchen of the University of Iowa's Clinical Research Unit, which prepares meals for human subjects in UI research.