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Call for Nominations: 1stGen@Iowa Awards

The UI First-Generation Task Force is accepting nominations for the 2020 1stGen@Iowa Awards. These awards recognize first-generation student achievements as well as outstanding advocacy and support efforts of faculty and staff. Published September 17, 2020

Familiarize yourself with UI political guidelines

Excited to advocate on behalf your favorite candidate this election season? The University of Iowa fully supports your constitutional right to express your personal opinions regarding political candidates and issues, but there are a few guidelines you need to remember as an employee of a public institution. Published September 17, 2020

Catch up with the latest “From the Front Row” podcasts

The latest podcasts include an insightful discussion with PhD student Abby Lee, a conversation with Graduate Student Ambassadors Emily Houston and Madison Snitker, and the importance of maternal and child health in communities. Published September 17, 2020

“Racism and Maternal Health 101” series begins Sept. 18

The UI College of Nursing is offering a series of free online sessions that examine racism and maternal health. All are invited to attend. Published September 17, 2020

Iowa makes headlines as a “red zone” state

Stephanie Leonard, an industrial hygienist at the University of Iowa, reviews Iowa's headline-making COVID statistics and steps to stop the virus. (Iowa Farmer Today) Published September 17, 2020

Webinar: Public Health Careers in the Age of COVID-19

College of Public Health students interested in the job market are invited to a webinar with collegiate alumni from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 28. Five CPH alumni will discuss the public health job landscape in the age of COVID-19.  Published September 17, 2020

Gerr advises postponing Johnson County trials

Citing the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in Johnson County, officials last week planned to postpone jury trials here. CPH professor Fred Gerr was one of two health professionals to write statements about the danger of resuming jury trials. (Des Moines Register) Published September 17, 2020

Spotlight: The Impact of COVID on Essential Global Health Services

Join Dr. Gagan Gupta, UNICEF health specialist, for a virtual Global Spotlight event on Sept. 23 addressing the impact of COVID on essential health services.  Published September 17, 2020

Student Crystal Garcia reflects on heritage, health disparities

Crystal Garcia, a doctoral student in epidemiology, is a second- and third-generation Mexican American from Brownsville, Texas. Her heritage and family's experiences with health care and discrimination helped shape her current research into racial and ethnic health disparities. Published September 17, 2020

Attend the Diversity Seminar Series

The UI Center for Diversity and Enrichment is pleased to collaborate on the Diversity Seminar, a series of presentations that provides a safe and supportive space in which scholars may present their research to colleagues and students on campus. The first presentation is Sept. 24. Published September 17, 2020

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