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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.
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MFA student’s art helps him overcome trauma of childhood abuse

MFA student Robby Scott was born near Oakland, California, into a family with quick tempers, abusive tendencies, mental illness, and unfortunate affections for drugs and alcohol. Now married and planning to stay in Iowa to teach art, Scott says his craft helps him put his life in perspective.

Poets & Quants Tippie program reacts to accelerated Wall Street hiring schedules

Wall Street financial firms have accelerated their hiring process for college interns, and the UI’s Hawkinson Institute of Business Finance is among the business school leaders in adapting to the new schedule, ensuring finance majors continue to get good placements and good jobs after graduation. 

Iowa City Press-Citizen Would you be ready to enroll at UI at 17? 16? 15?

The Iowa City Press-Citizen spotlights the first intake of students at the Martin and Melva Bucksbaum Early Entrance Academy, part of the Belin-Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development at the University of Iowa College of Education.