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Hawkeye Events In Your Neighborhood

Date:              Wednesday, November 12th, from noon to 1 P.M.
Title:               Hawkeye Lunch and Learn, 
Public Policy and Personal Health: Effective tools for combating obesity 
Presenter:       David Frisvold, UI Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics  

Summary:  The rate of obesity has been increasing over the last few decades, so that more than 1 in 3 adults and more than 1 in 5 adolescents are now obese.  This presentation will describe the costs to society of the high prevalence of obesity and discuss the effectiveness of public policies to reduce childhood obesity. 

Location:        Iowa Theater, Iowa Memorial Union 
RSVP:            Please click here to register


Date:              Thursday, November 20th, from noon to 1 P.M.
Title:               Hawkeye Lunch and Learn,
The University of Iowa: A Legacy of Service and Engagement 
Presenter:       Sally Mason, President of The University of Iowa

Summary: As Iowa’s first public university, the University of Iowa has a proud history of improving the lives of Iowans across three different centuries. From the sciences to the arts and humanities to health care and beyond, the UI has long
seen its mission of teaching, research, and service as part of a whole—ultimately, to engage with the people of Iowa to make life better for everyone across the state and beyond. President Mason will explore a number of historical milestones in the university’s ongoing aspiration to fulfill its mission for the benefit of the people of Iowa, the nation, and the world. 

Location:           UI John and Mary Pappajohn Education Center (JMPEC) in room 201
                           1200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309 
RSVP:                 Please click here to register


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