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Are you interested in a career in health sciences? Get hands-on experience and knowledge of health careers with other students in this community. You will have the chance to preview the professional school application process, and also meet and mingle with current professionals, staff, and faculty to gain personal insight into your future career path.

Programming for Health Sciences

Programming may vary from year to year. Past programs in this community have included:

  • Attend monthly dinner events with current professionals in the health sciences
  • Tour the Hardin Health Sciences Library and learn about their many resources
  • Volunteer with the hospital
  • Explore career tracks within the health sciences field
  • Attend a panel on preparation for professional school applications
  • Form study groups with floor mates in common classes
  • Visit the Nursing Clinical Education Center in the UI Hospitals and Clinics

Courses

CSI:1400:0001 - The Passport Project: Exploring Iowa and Iowa City:   The Passport Project, highly recommended for First-Year and transfer students, will introduce and actively engage participants in the University and Iowa City's rich cultural and intellectual offerings.Students attend twelve events they select, including music concerts, art workshops and openings, literary readings, lectures in the sciences and humanities, hands-on engineering demonstrations, dance recitals, political forums, and theatrical productions. Students post brief written and multimedia reviews and reflections in electronic "passports" issued for the class.Small-group discussions complement class meetings and special events, featuring outstanding leaders in the arts, humanities, and sciences.

Who Lives Here

This community accepts students with the following majors:
 

Bachelor of Arts in Biology
Cell and Developmental Biology
Comprehensive Biology
Evolutionary Biology
Genetics and Biotechnology
Neurobiology
Plant Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Speech and Hearing Science
Chemistry
Pharmacy
Pharmacy Interest

Public Health
Microbiology
Radiation Sciences Interest
Radiation Sciences
Pre-Dentistry
Clinical Laboratory Sciences Interest
Clinical Lab Sciences
Nursing
Nursing Interest
Pre-Nursing RN-BSNs
Biochemistry
Pre-Medicine
Nuclear Medical Technology
Pre-Veterinary Medicine
Pre-Mortuary Science
Pre-Optometry
Pre-Podiatric Medicine
Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Physician's Assistant
Nuclear Medical Technology Interest
Pre-Chiropractic

For More Information

Please contact Residence Education at 319-335-3700 or res-education@uiowa.edu.