Academics

mackenzie phillips speaking with people in belize

Student studies UI effort to help sustainable entrepreneurs in small Belize town

Every year, UI faculty member Bob Walker takes a group of entrepreneurial students to consult with small-business owners in San Pedro Columbia, Belize. Last fall, UI student Mackenzie Phillips visited on her own as part of a research assignment and found that Walker’s efforts have made a big difference.

Top ‘New York Times’ editor visits UI for annual Informatics Showcase

Matthew Ericson manages visual storytelling across the newsroom, got his start at ‘The Daily Iowan’
“The New York Times” uses big data to tell big stories. Leading the visual storytelling effort at the “Times” is UI alumnus Matthew Ericson, an early advocate of visual journalism and a former staff member of the University of Iowa’s “Daily Iowan.”

Iowa City Press-Citizen UI teaches business skills to medical students

The University of Iowa’s Carver College of Medicine and Tippie College of Business have teamed up to offer classes that teach business basics to medical students so they have a better idea of the business side of medicine when they go into practice. 

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UI College of Pharmacy launches Palliative Care Certificate

Goal is to become a national leader in palliative and hospice care training
The UI College of Pharmacy hopes to become a leader in palliative and hospice care education, allowing its graduates to help meet the growing demand for end-of-life medical experts.

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