May 2013 News

May 2013 News

UI alumnus Lem Genovese, who received his bachelor's degree in general studies in 1987, is now a veteran folk singer and author, his perspectives honed by four decades of songwriting and performing and his 20 years of service in the U.S. Army and National Guard.
Twenty-five LGBTQ students were recognized at the University of Iowa’s 13th annual Rainbow Graduation on Tuesday, and the community took the opportunity to honor the graduates and recent strides made at the UI.
University of Iowa College of Public Health faculty member Barbara Baquero is building connections to improve the health of rural Iowans, with a focus on Iowa's growing Latino population.
The University of Iowa has plans in the works to install hearing-loop technology in several buildings around campus, and while more expensive than older technology, official say the quality is worth it.
Cristina Ortiz, a UI doctoral student in anthropology who moved to Columbus Junction, Iowa, for her research, discusses the tensions that have transpired as a result of a large population of Chin Burmese moving to Columbus Junction and competing for jobs with Latinos.
A University of Iowa study shows that high school students enrolled in college courses are more likely to obtain a college degree, and the benefit is especially for students living in poverty.
University of Iowa Chief Diversity Officer Georgina Dodge discusses the impact of NBA player Jason Collins' announcement that he is gay.