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Friday, March 24, 2023

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Meet a biomedical science student: Ali Khan

Ali Khan, a cancer biology student in the UI Carver College of Medicine Biomedical Science Program, focuses his research on studying therapeutic approaches to sarcomas, as there are few effective treatments available now.

How to be a helpful guide in the halls

Helping our patients and visitors find their way is one of the easiest means of ensuring their UI Health Care experience is a positive one. Here are a few tips to remember the next time a patient or visitor asks for guidance.


Today's tip

Kognito is an online, interactive role-play simulation program for faculty, staff, and students that builds awareness, knowledge, and skills about mental health and suicide prevention.


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Research volunteers invited

  • Sleepy babies 6 months old or younger are invited to participate in a study measuring brain activity and movement during sleep. Compensation provided. Contact or 319-400-8540.

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Outside UI Health Care

A wonderful Friday, next system arrives early Saturday morning

Today stays nice and quiet with high temperatures in the 50s, but the next system arrives tomorrow with some snow possible in the morning, KCRG reports.

New Starbucks CEO plans to pull barista shifts in stores every month

Laxman Narasimhan—who joined Starbucks as interim CEO in October—recently earned a barista certification, which requires 40 hours of training in stores, CNN reports.

The northern lights could dazzle the skies from Washington to New York

Skies across the northernmost U.S. states could be graced with stunning displays of the northern lights tonight, Business Insider reports.

JerQuavia Henderson named Women’s Collegiate Gymnastics Association second-team All-American on floor

JerQuavia Henderson becomes the third Hawkeye to earn three All-American distinctions, Hawkeye Sports reports.

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