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Celebrating Shakespeare at Iowa

First Folio exhibition comes to the UI
Four hundred years after Shakespeare's death, the University of Iowa will celebrate his life and work with events headlined by the "First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare" exhibition, which will on display in the UI Main Library Gallery from Aug. 29 through Sept. 25.
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Let's help small towns face down big wastewater costs

UI engineers hope to test new treatment technologies for towns with fewer than 2,000 residents
Engineers at the University of Iowa hope to help small Iowa towns wrestling with costly wastewater treatment upgrades. They've proposed a site where new technologies can be tested and approved for use.

Grants Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at UI receives highest designation from NCI

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the UI has received its third renewal as a comprehensive cancer center from the National Cancer Institute. The five-year renewal includes $12.2 million to support research. There are fewer than 50 NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the nation. Holden is the only one in Iowa.
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Pharmacy grads reap residency benefits

UI College of Pharmacy grads securing highly sought-after residencies
Ninety percent of graduates from the UI College of Pharmacy landed the residencies they wanted in 2016. That's well above the national average of 68 percent, according to the American Society of Health System Pharmacists. Completing these competitive residencies will improve the graduates' chances of securing the jobs they want.
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Two decades of volunteer dentistry

UI College of Dentistry provides on-site dental services to children of migrant farmworkers
For more than 20 years, the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the UI College of Dentistry has partnered with the nonprofit organization Proteus Inc. to provide on-site dental services to the children of migrant farmworkers. Parents were invited to bring children ages 18 and younger for a free exam.
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Children's Hospital announces 2016 Kid Captains

Current, former patients represent hospital at Hawkeye football games
Thirteen current and former UI Children’s Hospital patients will take their turn representing the hospital as Kid Captains during the Iowa Hawkeyes’ 2016 football season.

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