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Alcohol consumption leads to greater cancer risk for Iowans

Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Iowans’ alcohol consumption—in volume and frequency—is among the highest in the nation and puts residents at greater risk for cancer. The 2024 Cancer in Iowa report notes Iowa has the fourth-highest incidence of alcohol-related cancers in the U.S. and the highest rate in the Midwest.
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UI faculty member awarded prestigious fellowship for neuroscience research

Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Stephanie Gantz, assistant professor in the Carver College of Medicine, has been named a 2024 Sloan Research Fellow for her work studying the brain.
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41st Presidential Lecture highlights how faculty work affects public perception

Thursday, February 15, 2024
Christopher Coffey, professor in the College of Public Health, and Cristina Tilley, professor in the UI College of Law, will present this year’s lecture, “Pathways to Discovery: Clinical and Legal Trials, Academic Rigor, and Public Perceptions.”
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Mayflower will be used as residence hall again in 2024-25

Thursday, February 15, 2024
The University of Iowa will continue to use Mayflower Residence Hall during the 2024-25 academic year, as more than 1,500 returning students in their second, third, and fourth years have applied to live on campus. The university also is seeing a record level of applications from prospective students for fall 2024.
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New study shows value of donated breast milk for extremely premature infants

Wednesday, February 14, 2024
A new study led by the University of Iowa has determined that extremely premature infants fed donor milk fare just as well in neurodevelopment as those fed formula. The researchers also found that death rates from a life-threatening disease were halved in infants who were fed donated milk.
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UI named top producer of Fulbright U.S. Students for eighth year

Friday, February 9, 2024
The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has again named the University of Iowa a Fulbright Top Producing Institution for U.S. Students. This is the eighth year the UI has received the honor, given to U.S. colleges and universities that received the highest number of applicants selected for the 2023-24 Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
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7 UI online programs earn national honors

Tuesday, February 6, 2024
U.S. News & World Report has ranked seven University of Iowa programs among the best in the country in its new ranking of online programs.
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UI expands 24/7 Support and Crisis Line services to faculty, staff, postdocs

Tuesday, January 23, 2024
The University of Iowa 24/7 Support and Crisis Line is now available to faculty, staff, and postdocs as part of the university’s ongoing effort to prioritize the mental health and well-being of employees. The 24-hour crisis line has been available to students since fall 2021.