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UI College of Dentistry promotes geriatric dental care in the classroom and community

Mobile dental unit serves nursing homes while dental clinic nurse practitioner connects health care services
The UI College of Dentistry’s Geriatric and Special Needs Certificate Program trains dental students to attend to the unique needs of elderly patients. The college has also partnered with the College of Nursing to improve care for seniors by adding a social worker and nurse practitioner to its geriatric team.

Graduate College Grad students bring science to the public

The Iowa City Science Booster Club, a partnership between the University of Iowa and the National Center for Science Education, supports local science education by providing a platform for fun, community-based science events. What’s the secret of the booster club’s success? Graduate student involvement.

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UI marketing students help develop new brand to aid Iowa town seeking tourists

Students from the University of Iowa’s Marketing Institute, part of the Tippie College of Business, have teamed up with the city of Maquoketa to boost tourism in the eastern Iowa community. It’s a win-win: Maquoketa gets more visitors, and the UI students get real-world marketing experience.

Honors Cohen awarded 2016 Citizen Diplomat Award

Mary Cohen, associate professor in the School of Music and the College of Education’s Department of Teaching and Learning, has been awarded the 2016 Citizen Diplomat Award for her nonprofit organization, the Oakdale Prison Choir.

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