The Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust has committed a transformational $12 million grant to fund life-changing research and discoveries in the UI Department of Biomedical Engineering. With this grant, the department will build on its exceptional contributions to the field of pulmonary and respiratory biomedicine.
Former Army pilot now studying accounting to save lives:
Matt Slykhuis saved the lives of injured soldiers by flying them off the battlefields of Afghanistan. A career change to Army hospital administration has brought the Cedar Falls native to the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business to study for a Master in Accountancy.
College of Dentistry helps veterans smile again:
The UI College of Dentistry provides reduced-cost dental services to veterans, but recently partnered with the nonprofit Everyone For Veterans, which connects combat veterans with free dental services. The college is encouraging dentists across the state to participate.
Improving Dubuque‘s flood resilience one home at a time:
A one-of-a-kind partnership between the Iowa Flood Center at the University of Iowa and the City of Dubuque is helping residents living in flood-prone areas of the city repair and flood-proof their homes while also providing health, education, and social support to help them build a more secure future.