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Iowa researcher: Community has tools to fight opioids

Thursday, February 20, 2020
An op-ed co-authored by a researcher in the College of Public Health says recent changes in state laws now give local communities and organizations new tools they can use to fight the opioid crisis.

MBA grad starts curriculum development business

Thursday, February 20, 2020
An MBA graduate of the Tippie College of Business has started a business that develops elementary school curricula for schools that teach using inquiry education.

'GMA' Book Club: 3 powerhouse authors share their Black History Month book picks

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Kiley Reid's debut novel, "Such a Fun Age," is taking the literary world by storm. Reid graduated from Iowa in May 2019 with an MFA in creative writing.

Getting ahead of the opioid crisis

Monday, February 17, 2020
Carri Casteel, associate director of the Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center (IPRC) in the College of Public Health, and Barbara St. Marie, associate professor in the College of Nursing, discuss a new report from the IPRC that encourages local communities and organizations new tools to combat the opioid epidemic in Iowa.

A horse is a horse.....

Monday, February 17, 2020
The University of Iowa Libraries gallery is hosting an exhibit that looks at the role the horse played in the early development and growth of Iowa City.

Keeping EMTs safer

Monday, February 17, 2020
EMTs are being attacked more and more frequently while responding to emergency calls. Semin Park, assistant professor of management and entrepreneurship in the Tippie College of Business, is part of a team developing strategies to keep first responders safer while on the job.

Abrams discusses local retail impacts of Amazon warehouses

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Nancy Abram, a member of the marketing faculty in the Tippie College of Business, discusses the possible impact of a new Amazon fulfillment center in the Des Moines area on the region's brick and mortar retail stores.

Newton studies how to keep astronauts more engaged during long missions

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Daniel Newton, a professor of management and entrepreneurship in the Tippie College of Business, works with NASA to study methods of keeping astronauts more engaged in their work during long-duration space missions. The lessons could be used to help earthbound workers stay focused on their jobs.

"Chemical earmuffs" research is You Tube hit

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
New research from University of Iowa biologists about a potential hearing protection drug has become a hit on a SciShow episode on YouTube, with more than 140,000 views to date.

Iowa City's Jeff Cox, 72, championed candidates and his kids

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
UI history professor Jeff Cox was deeply involved in the community. Cox died unexpectedly in his home early Sunday at age 72.