Board of Regents Newsletter: April 2020 Newsletter

The Iowa Lakeside Laboratory offers students a chance to learn about nature in nature through full-immersion, field-oriented courses. However, this experiential learning - one of the Lakeside Lab’s core features - has been put on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic. With schools canceling classes and families staying home, Lakeside Lab staff have created a host of online resources for students of all ages to learn about nature at home.

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University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics was one of the first in the U.S. to use an innovative technology in a new way to extend the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), which is especially important in the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, it’s working with other leading medical centers around the...
ISU Dining is partnering with Story County Emergency Management, United Way of Story County and community organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic. See more from ISU News Service
UNI business and manufacturing instructor Heath Wilken could see that the looming COVD-19 pandemic would spell trouble for local small businesses. So, he started the #CedarValleyStrong movement, a social media and business outreach campaign designed to bring awareness to area small businesses and encourage local shopping. Read more at Inside...
Patients need blood even during a pandemic, so the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics’ DeGowin Blood Center is still actively taking donations for its patients and those in UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital. Read more from Iowa NOW
Statisticians and forensic scientists across the country will keep working to put statistics behind the pattern evidence found in bloodstains and fingerprints and the digital evidence found in phones and computers. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has renewed support for the Center for Statistics and Applications in...