UI’s Environmental Health Sciences Research Center receives huge grant


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The University of Iowa’s Environmental Health Sciences Research Center received a five-year $7.9 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

The grant will go towards the continued research of environmental health effects from rural and agricultural exposures.

In total, the funding will help support more than $500 million of research in many departments around the University of Iowa campus.

Read an article about the grant from the Press-Citizen here.

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About Michael Gallagher

I am originally from outside of Chicago, but I have spent the last five years in Iowa pursuing my education. From 2006-2010 I attended Grinnell College, where I received a B.A. in English. Currently, I am a graduate student in the University of Iowa's journalism department. In addition to my work for CGRER, I write for the non-profit investigative reporting organization Iowa Watch. Previously, I worked as a freelance writer, primarily contributing to Hoopla (The Gazette's arts and culture publication), and I assistant coached the Grinnell College cross country and track teams for a year. My interests include writing, running, watching the Chicago Bulls, and . . . environmental news!
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