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Peek-Asa named Distinguished University Professor

Corinne Peek-Asa, CPH professor and associate dean for research, has been named an inaugural awardee of the new UI Distinguished Professorship program by the University of Iowa Office of the Provost. This is the highest honor bestowed by the UI on a faculty member.  Published May 14, 2020

Sioux City parks using new signs to reinforce COVID-19 guidelines

Sioux City Parks and Recreation staff is posting signs in prominent parks around town to encourage park users to follow health guidelines regarding COVID-19. The signs were designed by students from the University of Iowa College of Public Health. (KTIV) Published May 14, 2020

Brown discusses complexities of COVID-19 modeling

Grant Brown, assistant professor of biostatistics and member of the UI COVID-19 modeling team, discusses contact behavior and the many other complex variables involved in creating predictive disease models. (KWIT) Published May 14, 2020

UI to launch new homepage website redesign May 26

The University of Iowa will launch a redesigned homepage website at uiowa.edu on May 26 that will focus on prospective students and will reflect new institutional brand guidelines.  Published May 14, 2020

Peek-Asa receives 2019 Regents Faculty Excellence Award

Corinne Peek-Asa, CPH professor and associate dean for research, was honored with a 2019 Board of Regents Faculty Excellence Award for extraordinary contributions and a sustained record of excellence. Published May 14, 2020

Top Iowa programs make Kollasch siblings a true Hawkeye family

Anna Kate Kollasch, a spring 2020 MHA graduate, and her brothers Zachary and Anthony Kollasch all came to the University of Iowa to pursue their graduate degrees. The timing worked out this year for all three Kollasch siblings to be on campus simultaneously. Published May 14, 2020

First class of UI public health majors ready to make a difference

The first graduating class of the public health undergraduate program at the University of Iowa will receive degrees in May, entering a world where public health now plays a key role in daily life. (Daily Iowan) Published May 13, 2020