Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Keeping you in The Loop
Match Day 2023 recap
Another Match Day is in the record books for the UI Carver College of Medicine. This year, 152 medical students will graduate from our college, 30% of which will go on to residency training with UI Health Care.
6 ways to protect your bike on campus
With the possibility of warmer weather sticking around, more employees may consider biking to work. Follow these tips to protect your bike and—should it go missing—help police locate your bike.
- Employees can schedule their COVID-19 primary series or booster vaccinations by calling the University Employee Health Clinic at 319-356-3631, option 3.
Have something to sell? List your item on The Loop’s Market page.
Today’s inpatients: 781 today
Today’s outpatient visits: 4,634 today
Visit COVID-19 by the numbers for more info
Research volunteers invited
Healthy adults aged 18–100 are invited to participate in a study looking at the function of immune cells in sepsis. Compensation provided. Visit uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form or email EGSResearch@healthcare.uiowa.edu for further information.
Find more research studies at uihc.org/studies.
Events: Join us
- Hawk-IDDRC Seminar Series: ‘Use of Biobanks and Informatics in Lifespan Neurodevelopmental Studies,’ noon to 1 p.m. Friday, March 24, in Kelch Conference Room.
- ‘My city. My health: Iowa City,’ 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 28, in the Jean and Reneé Robillard Atrium in the Medical Education and Research Facility.
Outside UI Health Care
Iowa City to hold public virtual meeting about Benton Street Rehabilitation Project
The city says the project includes several improvements, including fixing the existing pavement, making sidewalks ADA-compliant at intersections, and changes to traffic and pedestrian signals, KCRG reports.
Inmates caught after allegedly tunneling through cell wall, escaping from jail
Two Virginia inmates are back in custody after they allegedly escaped from jail by tunneling through a cell wall, ABC News reports.
Finland’s joyful streak continues, winning ‘happiest country in the world’ title for the sixth time
For the sixth year in a row, the Nordic nation has topped the table of the World Happiness Report beating second-placed Denmark and third-placed Iceland, NBC News reports.
Iowa gymnastics selected to NCAA Norman Regional
The UI’s gymnastics team will continue its postseason on Thursday, March 30, in Norman, Oklahoma, Hawkeye Sports reports.
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