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8 min ago | Psychology Today

Is America Safer When Good Guys Have Guns?

It seems like awfully biblical stuff. In the beginning, Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat Judah and his brethren; and later on gun violence begat gun violence-but actually reduced non-lethal violence.


Related Topix: Mathematics, Science

2 hrs ago | KCRG

Discovery at U of I Will Help Doctors Predict Preeclampsia

Each year 500,000 pregnant women in the U.S. develop pre-eclampsia. It's a cardiovascular disease that can cause high blood pressure among other complications and can lead to liver failure, heart disease, and even death.


Related Topix: Medicine, Pharmacology, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Mon Jul 21, 2014


University Of Iowa Student Reflects On Time With Israeli Military

'We had to completely take all of our civilian clothes and hand them to our 'mi-fah-ked' which means commander in Hebrew, and she put it away in a shed,' Zimmerman said.


Daily Herald

Bartlett Woman's Club awards scholarships

From Bartlett High School: Alexander Isla, Universal Tech Institute, automotive; Elliana Kae Yap, University of Iowa, pre-med; Kayla Haberstick, University of Dayton, sports management; and Brian Ehrhardt, Elgin Community College, business.


Related Topix: University of Dayton

WHO-AM Des Moines

David Young gets boost from Gov. Branstad in central IA stops

Two Republicans...3rd District Congressional candidate David Young and GOP incumpent Gov. Terry Branstad...traveled through the eastern portion of the 3rd congressional district Monday to build support.


Related Topix: Terry Branstad, US Governors, Washington

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Messenger

Following another calling

"He was an influential person in my life," Redenius said. "He promised he would give me a gold watch if I became a preacher."


Related Topix: Fort Dodge, IA

Daily Kos

Justice of the Day - Wiley Blount Rutledge

Today's Justice of the Day is: WILEY BLOUNT RUTLEDGE. Justice Rutledge was born on this day, July 20, in 1894.


Related Topix: Maryville College, University of Wisconsin Madison, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

KCJJ-AM Iowa City

Dubuque Street Reopened to Traffic

Iowa City officials say the recent dry weather has allowed the US Army Corps of Engineers to reduce outflows from the Coralville Reservoir sooner than originally forecasted.


Related Topix: Iowa City, IA, US News, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Coralville, IA

Fri Jul 18, 2014


Iowa pays $2.87 million to settle claims

Fewer bad things happened across state government in the past fiscal year that resulted in Iowa paying settlements or judgments caused by employee error, misconduct or negligence.


Related Topix: Iowa, Prison, Iowa City, IA

The Joplin Independent

Phoenix Fired Art hires new studio manager

Geoffrey Kunkler, pictured, a Joplin native, has become the new studio manager of Phoenix Fired Art.


Related Topix: Joplin, MO

Hawk Central

Auditor: Hawkeye Express $74,000 short due to undeposited collections

A document released Friday by the State Auditor's office shows the University of Iowa athletic ticket office was missing more than $74,000 in ticket collections from the 2011 football season.



Middle School Students Learn the Meaning of Entrepreneurship Through Lemonade Stand

From left: Niki Alden, 13, of Coralville, Clay Greazel, 12, of Solon, Kennedy Hechstedler, 13, of Iowa City, Ezra Erives, 12, of Iowa City, and Lien Zhu, 14, of Iowa City attempt to make a cold beverage sale to a passer by on Iowa Ave in Iowa City, Iowa on Thursday, July 17, 2014.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Alden, IA, Iowa City, IA, Coralville, IA


Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Cardiac Myocytes Are Not Ready for Human...

From the Departments of Internal Medicine and Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Cardiovascular Research Center, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City ; Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Los Angeles, CA ; Department of Physiology and Cardiovascular Research Center, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA ; INSERM UMR ... (more)


Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Iowa City, IA, Temple University, France, World News,

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

YU Grants Tenure to Eight Faculty Members

Yeshiva University on Thursday announced that it has granted tenure to eight faculty members from across its undergraduate and graduate schools, in fields ranging from art history to mathematics and Judaic studies.


Related Topix: Mathematics, Science, Yeshiva University, Yale University, New York University, Iowa

Assistant Director, Judith R. Frank Business Communications Center

The University of Iowa Tippie College of Business Undergraduate Program Office Assistant Director, Judith R. Frank Business Communications Center The Judith R. Frank Business Communication center is seeking an Assistant Director essential for the effective long-term operation of the University.



Mobile Museum makes it way through our area

The museum on wheels gives folks a chance to see some of the artifacts that are housed at the Museum of Natural History in Iowa City.


Related Topix: Iowa City, IA


Harkin Wants Refuge for Child Immigants

Senator Tom Harkin talks with Nancy Hall, environmental microbiology manager of the State Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa, as he tours the facility Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 in Coralville.


Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Coralville, IA, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Family, Kids

Black Heart Gold Pants

Party in the (Middle of the) Usa! How to Get Into Iowa

With the school year right around the corner, returning and incoming University of Iowa students have something to look forward to: Getting hammered beyond belief.


Related Topix: Iowa, Education Etc., Best of 2007, Coralville, IA, Standardized Testing, Education

Scientific American

The U.S. Neglects Its Best Science Students

The U.S. education policy world - the entire country, for that matter - is on a quest to increase the ranks of future innovators in science and technology.


Related Topix: University of Connecticut, Standardized Testing, Education, Vanderbilt University

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Applied Clinical Trials

ChromaDex Initiates First Human Clinical Study to Confirm ChromaDex's ...

The study will engage the laboratory of Dr. , Roy J. Carver Chair of Biochemistry and Professor of Internal Medicine at University of Iowa.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Biochemistry