Articles from May 2017

Rachel Grolmus in Belize with the college in 2017

From Iowa to the World

The Summer 2017 version of HawkScripts Magazine had the theme: From Iowa to the World: The University of Iowa College of Pharmacy impacts the world.
Erika Ernst

Research Spotlight: Ernst’s Stewardship Combats Superbugs

Rampant use of antibiotics in our society has led to an ever-growing number of “superbugs”: drug-resistant bacteria. By using antibiotics optimally – called stewardship – Erika J. Ernst and her team are slowing down superbugs.

APhA-ASP Operation Immunization Plays Integral Role in Keeping Campus, Community Healthy

The American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) at the UI College of Pharmacy once again coordinated an Operation Immunization campaign this fall. This initiative is designed to increase the public’s knowledge about immunizations while increasing the number of adults receiving vaccinations. 

In the News: Mousa Abuissa Credits the UI with Helping Him Find Direction

Mousa Abuissa fell in love with the University of Iowa when he first visited Iowa City. Now, he has earned two degrees from the institution - a Bachelor of Arts in music and a Doctor of Pharmacy.

Amanda Gillispie: Standing on the Shoulders of (Family) Giants

The great-great-great granddaughter of Emil Boerner—a founder of what is now the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy—graduated from this same college on May 11.

Sorofman Set to Retire from UI College Of Pharmacy

Executive Associate Dean Bernard A. Sorofman’s storied career is testament to his leadership qualities, his ability to collaborate and bring people together, and his expertise in moving organizations to greater heights.

College of Pharmacy Celebrates 2017 Commencement

The College of Pharmacy and the Graduate College celebrated the class of 2017 during events held May 10-12.

Alumni, National Leaders, Students Converge for Leadership Conference

On the morning of May 6, 2017, over 150 of the UI College of Pharmacy’s students, faculty, alumni, and friends gathered in downtown Iowa City to attend the second annual Zada Cooper Leadership Symposium, an opportunity for the pharmacy community to celebrate and advance their leadership roles in their professions, volunteer organizations, and personal lives.