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Edmond talks about benefits of face shields over face masks

Monday, July 13, 2020
Dr. Michael Edmond, clinical professor of internal medicine-infectious diseases at the Carver College of Medicine, says that one advantage that face shields have over face masks in protecting against the spread of COVID-19 is that they aren’t as hot as a mask, and they don't cause eye glasses to fog up.

Study finds vaping can lead to poor oral health

Thursday, June 18, 2020
A researcher from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry was part of a research team that found vaping significantly increases the likelihood of cavities and other oral health problems caused by excess bacteria in the smoker's mouth.

Association for Performing Arts & Entertainment Professionals remember David Thayer

Friday, May 29, 2020
David Thayer, longtime UI design and performing arts faculty member, was a true visionary who dedicated his career to the creation of innovative work, exploring the possibilities of lighting design and mentoring countless artists – always with incredible fidelity, always with tremendous heart.

Pamela Johnson-Carlson named chief administrative officer of UI Stead Family Children's Hospital

Monday, April 27, 2020
University of Iowa Health Care leaders have named Pamela Johnson-Carlson the chief administrative officer of University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital. Johnson-Carlson, who begins on April 27, will report to Suresh Gunasekaran, chief executive officer of UI Hospitals & Clinics and associate vice president for UI Health Care.

Faith during COVID-19

Thursday, April 23, 2020
Faith leaders from across the state, including Robert Cargill, UI associate professor of classics and religious studies, look at how practices are changing and aiding the faithful during COVID-19.

Why a coronavirus vaccine could take way longer than a year

Thursday, April 23, 2020
Bighley Chair and Professor in the UI College of Pharmacy Aliasger Salem was interviewed by National Geographic for the article, “Why a coronavirus vaccine could take way longer than a year.” Salem discusses the vaccine development process in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Snapshots of academia during a pandemic: Obermann Center discusses COVID-19 with UI scholars

Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Many scholars at the University of Iowa are grappling with the impact of the pandemic on their profession and personal life. The Obermann Center for Advanced Studies is holding a regular web series, called "Pandemic Insights," preserving stories of the impact of a pandemic on educators and scholars in eastern Iowa.

Family counselors' tips on managing stress at home during coronavirus pandemic

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Jacob Priest, an assistant professor in the University of Iowa College of Education with a Ph.D. in marriage and family therapy, offers advice on how to manage the stress of social distancing with loved ones.

UI alum James Hatch, archivist of black theater, dies at 91

Monday, March 23, 2020
James V. Hatch, a historian of black theater who, with his wife, the artist and filmmaker Camille Billops, created a vast archive of interviews with black actors, singers, writers and artists, died on Feb. 14 in Manhattan. He was 91.

NADS does serious driving research

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
The National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS) conducts some of the world's most serious driving research from its lab at the University of Iowa.