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UI among world's top 100 producers of patents

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
The University of Iowa is among the world's top 100 producers of patents among higher educational institutions, according to data from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office gathered by the National Academy of Inventors.

University of Iowa prototyping hub aims to change hearts and minds—by 3D printing them

Thursday, June 6, 2019
ProtoStudios, the University of Iowa's 3D printing organization, can help health care providers see what's happening inside their patients before they make their first incision.

Farmers face a complex set of mental health issues

Thursday, June 6, 2019
Brandi Janssen, director of the Iowa Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (I-CASH) in the College of Public Health, says farmers and farm workers with mental health issues face a complex set of cultural and economic factors that make it more difficult to get treatment.

It takes a lot of money to run a Big Ten school. Who spends it best?

Thursday, June 6, 2019
Factoring in various cost and performance metrics, the University of Iowa leads the way among Big Ten schools when it comes to effectively spending public dollars and tuition funds on educating its students, according to The Center Square's analysis of the publicly available data.

Micropreemie who survived risky birth 18 years ago graduates from high school

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Eighteen years ago, Courtney Jackson was born at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics weighing less than a pound. Doctors said she had a 50-50 chance of survival, but against all odds, she’s now celebrating a major milestone—graduating from high school.

Infectious disease expert believe more steps needed to control spread of canine brucellosis

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Christine Petersen, director of the Center for Emerging and Infectious Diseases in the University of Iowa College of Public Health, says more steps are needed to better control the spread of canine brucellosis, a disease that can cause serious health issues in dogs and spread to humans.

Perez named NSF cybersecurity fellow

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Gabriella Perez, a University of Iowa research technology compliance specialist, has been one of six inaugural Trusted CI Open Science Cybersecurity fellows by the National Science Foundation, giving her new tools to help students and staff members navigate what often can seem like a labyrinth of data laws and policies.

Why crocodiles are not just living fossils

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Christopher Brochu, a paleontologist at the University of Iowa, weighs in on a recent study published in Paleobiology in which researchers found signs that the ancestors of the crocodile family had remarkably active metabolisms — and that the creatures evolved them far earlier than expected.

New program requires suicide prevention training for all

Thursday, May 23, 2019
A new part of the orientation program at the University of Iowa will require new and transfer students to be trained in how to identify suicidal tendencies in their peers.

Nursing in the 21st century

Thursday, May 23, 2019
Julie Zerwic, dean of the UI College of Nursing, and Cindy Dawson, chief nursing executive for the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, discuss the key issues facing the nursing profession today.