Articles from September 2021

Carolyn Colvin speaks to a crowd

University of Iowa associate professor helps bring citizenship and more to immigrants in West Liberty, Iowa

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
In the early 1990s, Carolyn Colvin lived in San Diego and taught at San Diego State University. One evening, after a long, traffic-dense drive home, she turned on the NBC Nightly News to see Tom Brokaw standing in the middle of a street in West Liberty, Iowa.
Student nurses pose for photograph

College of Nursing provides experiential learning for students while addressing public health needs in Iowa

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
As Iowa communities face a shortage of nurses, one program in the College of Nursing is attempting to help fill that shortage while also giving their students valuable professional development and community engagement experience.
Picture of ICTS location on campus

Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences moving medical research to practice across Iowa

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Dr. Heather Reisinger introduces her colleagues to implementation science and studies how researchers rapidly put their findings into practice. She helps researchers consider implementation from the beginning of their research process, rather than viewing it as an afterthought.
Photo of BLN community forum event

'It's an innovative program that can provide a template for other organizations'

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
College of Public Health's Business Leadership Network (BLN) launches a new program to connect with small- to mid-sized Iowa communities to discuss local public health needs.