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University of Iowa

The University of Iowa is a university in Iowa City, Iowa. The university was founded in 1847, only 59 days after Iowa became a state. The university offered its first doctoral degree in 1898. The school was also the first to use television in education (1932) and pioneered the field of standardized testing.

Bachelors, master's, and doctoral programs are offered through the College of Business, the College of Dentistry, the College of Engineering, the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, the College of Public Health, the College of Education, the Henry B. Tippie College of Law, the College of Medicine, the Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver Graduate College, the College of Nursing, and the College of Pharmacy. It is also the home of the Iowa Writers' Workshop.

The University of Iowa campus is located in Iowa City, with the campus bordered by Park Road to the north and Dubuque and Gilbert Streets roughly to the east. U.S. Route 6 traverses the university campus.

The school's sports teams are called the Hawkeyes. They participate in the NCAA's Division I-A and in the Big Ten Conference.

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