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Posted November 19, 2015

STEM Events

Students in 7th grade at North Cedar Middle School in Clarence, Iowa, will be on campus today to engage in hands-on STEM activities with UI Carver College of Medicine students.

Diabetes Grant

Researchers in the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center at the University of Iowa recently earned a $70,433 one-year pilot grant from the National Institutes of Health, Diabetes Complications Consortium, to develop a novel therapy for treating diabetic wounds that are difficult to heal.

Kid Captain

Beau Atkinson, 13, of Central City, Iowa, will serve as the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital Kid Captain for the Hawkeyes’ football game with Purdue on Nov. 21.


Preparations Nutrition specialists with University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics can offer guidance on preparing a healthy and tasty Thanksgiving feast.

Contraceptive Study

University of Iowa Health Care researchers are seeking non-smoking women without a history of cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or diabetes between the ages of 18 and 35 for a research study investigating blood pressure and blood vessel function with use of the injectable contraceptive Depo Provera.

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