Proteins May Reduce Brain Atrophy in People with Alzheimer’s disease

A researcher in Iowa State University has found that certain proteins can lessen the pace of devastating memory loss in people with Alzheimer’s disease. Auriel Willette, a researcher in food science and human nutrition, conducted the groundbreaking study which findings will be presented at the annual scientific meeting of the Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society in Seattle on […]

Eric Taylor of UI Achieves Grant From National Institutes of Health

Eric Taylor, assistant professor of biochemistry at the University Of Iowa Carver College Of Medicine achieved a grant of $1.87 million from the National Institutes of Health recently. He will conduct study about biological mechanisms, which is used by the liver to form glucose. With the new five year funding, Taylor will study the molecular […]

Thirteen students and alumni of the University of Iowa Achieves Fulbright Awards For 2015–16

Thirteen students and alumni of the University of Iowa have received Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants this year. They will perform research, attend graduate school, carry out creative projects, or serve as English teaching assistants abroad in 2015–16 with Fulbright grants. The recipients of Fulbright awards are Brett Burk, Douglas Baker, Julia Cartwright, Daniel Goering, […]

Eldora State Training School for Boys Achieves 100 Percent Compliance

The Boys’ State Training School (STS) at Eldora has attained full compliance on all applicable standards in early results. This week, the American Correctional Association (ACA) assessed the school’s standard as part of its rigorous accreditation review of the campus. The official result of the review will finalized at a national ACA conference this summer. […]

Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest Winners to Be Recognized Next Friday

A reception for National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest winners and honorees will take place at the State Capitol Rotunda on May 15. Governor Terry E. Branstad, Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds, the Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Division of Criminal Investigation’s (DCI) Missing Person Information Clearinghouse (MPIC) will recognize the winners of the competition. […]

University of Northern Iowa Offers Athletic Camps

The University of Northern Iowa offers several athletic camps this summer with the purpose of keeping students active. Students from for elementary through high school can take part the camps available for basketball, football, soccer, softball, swimming and volleyball. Attendees will have the opportunities to improve their skills individually through a positive, fun-filled learning experience […]

UNI Students Win National Advertising Competition

The University of Northern Iowa’s American Advertising Federation (AAF) student chapter achieved first position at the AFF District 9 National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) held recently in Kansas City. NASC takes places annually collaborated with a major corporate in order to make an integrated marketing campaign. Pizza Hut was the corporate client of this year’s […]

Iowa Student Loan Scholarship Winners Recognized

On Friday, Gov. Terry E. Branstad, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds and Iowa Student Loan leaders recognized senior scholarship winners at a special award ceremony held at the John and Mary Pappajohn Education Center. Twenty Iowa high schools seniors who each achieved a $1,500 college scholarship were recognized. The Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge: Senior Scholarship managed […]

University of Iowa College of Dentistry White Coat Ceremony Will Take Place on Friday

The University of Iowa College of Dentistry White Coat Ceremony will take place on Friday, May 8 in Room C20 Pomerantz Center on the university campus. The first year of dental school for students at the UI College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics will be closed through the event and they will transitions to the […]