Board of Regents Newsletter: July 2018 Newsletter

A July meeting at Lake Okoboji saw the first steps toward a new president at Iowa State, a new pharmacy addition at the University of Iowa, and the announcement of prestigious fellowship recipients with Iowa ties. 

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Each year in the U.S., 23,000 people die after becoming infected with bacteria resistant to antibiotics. Many more die from other conditions complicated by an antibiotic-resistant infection, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Iowa State University will lead a national institute addressing this global public health concern....
Each year dozens of Iowa faculty, staff, students, and alumni get their work published, win prizes, draw accolades, and earn awards. Highlights from the many writing and writing-related programs around campus to recognize the tremendous contribution of our community and its alumni to the writing world during the 2017–18 academic...
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In an effort to spur greater collaboration between bioscience researchers at Iowa State University and the University of Iowa, the two schools have awarded seed grants to help investigators build teams, collect data, grow projects and win grants. This is the first year of the seed grant program supported by...