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Broadcasts: Need to know
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News: In The Loop
Iowa State fan Carson King, 24, started out at Saturday’s Cy-Hawk game with a sign for beer money as a joke. Now he’s donating that money—totaling over $200,000 with matches from Busch Light and Venmo—to UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital.
Ted Abel, PhD, has been named chair and departmental executive officer (DEO) of the Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology. He is recognized for his work on the molecular mechanisms of memory storage and the molecular basis of neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders, including autism.
These awards are made to junior faculty members and independent research scientists to initiate their careers in cancer research and to provide them with funds to explore new ideas related to the cause, prevention, and treatment of cancer.
UI Health Care is closer to enacting big changes to its 44-year-old dialysis program that would include partnering with a company to run and expand the treatment services, The Gazette reports.
Events: Join us
- Postcards from the future: A woman’s guide to financially ever after, 7:30 to 9 a.m. tomorrow, Seebohm Conference Room, 283 EMRB
- Sign up for Excellence Every Time: morning or afternoon sessions, Tuesday, Sept. 24, and Wednesday, Sept. 25, Coralville Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
- Spotlight on Current and Future Research: 5 to 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, East Room (Elevator F, Level 8)
- Registration open for The Examined Life conference: Oct. 24 to 26, MERF, exploring the intersections between the arts and medicine
- Sepsis State of the Art Conference: Nov. 7 and 8, Radisson Hotel and Conference Center
- Surgery Postgraduate Conference: What Every General Surgeon Needs to Know, Friday, Nov. 8, 2117 MERF
- Intravenous heparin dosing has now changed to a weight-based ordering process (i.e., units/kg/hour). All existing heparin orders need to be re-entered by the provider.
- During Child Passenger Safety Week (Sept. 15 to 21), all car seat orders placed through the Safety Store at the UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital—in-store and online at uichildrenssafetystore.org—are 10% off their already low prices.
Research volunteers invited
Find more research studies at uihc.org/studies.
- Parents and their infants under 6 months are invited to a research study at the UI Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. Compensation. Contact Sleep Development Lab: 319-400-8540 or email@example.com.
Outside UI Health Care
New UI shared governance leaders discuss their ideas for the coming academic year, Iowa Now reports.
Students in Plymouth, Iowa, will soon be warmer, drier, and safer while waiting for their buses thanks to a grant through the Iowa Arts Council and a partnership with the UI, Iowa Now reports.
America’s best-known obelisk reopens to the public today after more than three years of construction on a new security facility and renovations to its elevator system, NPR reports.
Microsoft’s president has called on the U.S. to end a ban on it supplying Huawei with Windows software for the Chinese company’s computers, BBC reports.
The Walt Disney Company and ESPN have built a nearly 35-year relationship with Special Olympics, working to end discrimination against people with intellectual disabilities, ESPN reports.
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