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– Andrea Longstreet, Political Science major

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Julianna Pacheco 2024 Carnegie Fellow

Julianna Pacheco named as a 2024 Andrew Carnegie Fellow

Tuesday, May 7, 2024
As a Carnegie Fellow, her project, “The Deadly Effects of Partisanship,” will provide a clearer understanding of how physicians are both the cause and the potential solution to the political polarization of health.
Julie Pacheco news profile

Pacheco receives grant for research on Latino community

Monday, March 18, 2024
Professor Julianna Pacheco received funding from County Health Rankings and Roadmaps for her research on political and community power in Latino communities.
Tom Rice

Tom Rice Retires

Wednesday, March 6, 2024
Professor Tom Rice retired after many years as a faculty member and leader within the University of Iowa. We wish Tom the best in his new adventures!


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