UI alumna Ann Drake is one of the few women to lead a transportation and logistics firm and told an audience at the 2017 Tippie Women’s Summit that “we’re still not equal everywhere.”
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This year's annual Cancer in Iowa study conducted by the UI College of Public Health finds that 17,400 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in Iowa in 2017, and 6,200 Iowans will die from the disease.
Research by Nicholas A. Bowman, director of the University of Iowa Center for Research on Undergraduate Education, shows that admission officers at selective colleges are more likely to offer spots to low-income students if they have a better understanding of the high schools those students attend.
Former congressman Jim Leach writes in defense of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and touts the organization’s support of “vitally important intellectual work.” The visiting professor in the UI College of Law and former chairman of the NEH says that “the humanities are America's stock and trade.”
Siblings Empowered, a business co-founded at UI by student Caleigh Bemont, uses online platforms to provide emotional support to children of siblings who are in traumatic life situations.
The Iowa City Press-Citizen spotlights the first intake of students at the Martin and Melva Bucksbaum Early Entrance Academy, part of the Belin-Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development at the University of Iowa College of Education.
Students in the Tippie College of Business’ Masters in Accountancy program are learning about real-life customer engagements this spring while providing a public service to Iowa City taxpayers, helping the city government improve its accounting processes and procedures.
UI students Caleigh Bemont and Bridget Blair have siblings who suffered through trauma—one's sister battled a rare brain tumor, the other's brother was murdered. Together, they've founded a new business to provide emotional support to children who were in the same situation as they were.
Wall Street financial firms have accelerated their hiring process for college interns, and the UI’s Hawkinson Institute of Business Finance is among the business school leaders in adapting to the new schedule, ensuring finance majors continue to get good placements and good jobs after graduation.
Professor Steve McGuire teaches an innovative and unique class at the University of Iowa, Fabrication and Design: Hand Built Bicycle. This semester’s 13 students, in their first or second year of the class, represent a passionate sector of the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) curriculum.