University of Iowa

Iowa Impact: Wright County

101 University of Iowa alumni live in Wright County.

Students, faculty and staff at the University of Iowa come from all of Iowa’s 99 counties. While the students stay on campus only for a short period, the influence they have back in their communities lasts a lifetime. These are the doctors, nurses, librarians, lawyers, pharmacists and much more that you interact with every day. By utilizing the education and experiences they received at the University of Iowa, your Hometown Hawkeyes are able to create a positive economic impact within their hometowns and across the state.

Wright County

Did you know UI practicing alumni in Wright County include:

7

Educators

6

Physicians

2

Dentists

13

Nurses

2

Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioners

4

Pharmacists

Other alumni in Wright County include:

11

Business

11

Education

3

Engineering

44

Liberal Arts & Sciences

13

Graduate College

3

Public Health

3

Law

UI Students from Wright County

There are 27 students from Wright County currently enrolled at the University of Iowa.
Tippie College of Business1
College of Dentistry1
College of Engineering1
Graduate College1
College of Law1
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences15
College of Medicine2
College of Nursing2
University College3

How the UI impacts your neighborhood in Wright County

Last year, the UI supported 15 local companies with purchases of $13,545.

PreK-12 students were engaged in UI Health Care STEM Education Programs in Wright County.

Healthcare Connections in Wright County

Patient Visits to The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics: 1,033

Number of tests performed by the State Hygienic Lab: 3,795

269 clinical tests. The primary mission of the Disease Control Division is to test human specimens, food and water for diseases of public health significance to protect the citizens of Iowa.

651 environmental tests. The Environmental Health Division routinely monitors private and public drinking water, private wells, streams and lakes, wastewater, air, soil and food for contaminants of potential environmental and public health concern.

2,875 newborn screenings. The Newborn Screening section identifies infants at risk for more than 50 inherited conditions by testing a small blood spot obtained from a simple heel-stick shortly after birth.

Wright County I-Club