CPH 2018 Year in Review

Preparing Students for Success

From research assistantships and internships to professional events and summer training sessions, the college prepares students with the skills and hands-on experience to be successful as they enter their chosen field.

A statistically significant summer

Students at the Iowa Summer Institute in Biostatistics pose in front of the Iowa River.

Data crunching isn’t a typical summer activity for most college students, but for 16 undergraduates who traveled to the University of Iowa to attend the Iowa Summer Institute in Biostatistics (ISIB), it was a big part of their skill-building experience. During this seven-week program based in the College of Public Health, students with a knack for mathematics are introduced to biostatistics and work in teams with a faculty mentor on a health-related research study, culminating in a final presentation of their project.

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Becoming public health advocates:
Public Health Day on the Hill

The student research experience: Janel Barnes