Board of Regents Newsletter: October 2019 Newsletter

Jay Currie, head of the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science in the UI College of Pharmacy, held a unique position in the late 1980s. He was working in a family medicine clinic in Cedar Rapids training resident physicians how to prescribe medication while also working directly with patients. Today,...
Iowa State University recently announced two research grants. The first, a $10 million, multi-state initiative from the US Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative, will study the effects of cover crops on plant disease. In addition, a $1.5 million grant from A $1.5 million grant from the Department...
Iowa is a second home for siblings Luma, Al Faisal and Abdallah Yasin, who came to the Midwest in 2016 from Jordan, a country just east of Israel, to attend college. Even when Al Faisal leaves for his hometown in Jordan, he misses the distinct feeling of comfort the University...
The latest version of the campus cybersecurity experience, contested on Oct. 12, asked Iowa State students to protect the computer servers and applications of the “Chris and Doug Construction Co.” Students worked to protect the company’s information, electronically monitor the company’s cranes and other equipment, take care of the time...

The tuition debate leads to a new initiative in Council Bluffs.

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