The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine will hold its annual memorial service for the Deeded Body Program at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, at Oakland Cemetery, 1000 Brown St., in Iowa City.
Investigators in the UI College of Public Health and Carver College of Medicine have been selected to receive $1 million over five years to establish, enhance, and maintain information-gathering systems to detect microcephaly—a serious birth defect—and other adverse outcomes caused by Zika virus infection.
Where you live plays a major role in how well you live, and even how long—especially if you’re a poor American. As one recent study involving the University of Iowa shows, residency in the right (or wrong) U.S. state can mean a potential five-year difference in life expectancy.
“Hancher is for everybody,” Hancher Executive Director Chuck Swanson told more than 1,000 audience members attending the ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 9 for the shining new star on the University of Iowa arts campus.
After years of planning and construction, a grand opening welcomed the public to the new $176 million performance space on Sept. 9. Just before the ceremonial ribbon was cut, speeches were made by UI President Bruce Harreld, Gov. Terry Brandstad and Hancher benefactors Mary Jo and Dick Stanley, among others.
Hancher Auditorium, which flooded in 2008, is rebuilt and open for tours. Executive Director Chuck Swanson said he enjoys taking people inside for the first time to get their "wow" reaction.