UI instrument, researchers involved in NASA’s Juno mission
On Independence Day, a NASA spacecraft will enter Jupiter's orbit, and the University of Iowa has an instrument along for the ride. The Plasma Waves Instrument, designed and built at the UI, will sample plasma waves and learn how Jupiter's intense auroras are produced.
Old Capitol Museum celebrates 40 years on National Historic Registry
For 40 years, Old Capitol Museum at the University of Iowa has held the designation of National Historic Landmark. As the museum celebrates this distinguished anniversary, look back at photos from the past four decades (and earlier).
Open floor plan to foster collaborative learning environment
The University of Iowa’s informatics cluster has a newly renovated campus space on the fifth floor of the College of Public Health Building.
Researchers to study what causes off-road vehicle crashes
A new virtual reality simulator described as "a giant video game controller" will help University of Iowa researchers study how and why people lose control while driving all-terrain vehicles.
Eight pediatric specialties included in the 2016-17 Best Children's Hospital rankings
"U.S. News & World Report" has ranked University of Iowa Children’s Hospital in eight specialties in the 2016–17 Best Children's Hospital rankings. UI Children's Hospital is the only hospital in Iowa nationally ranked for pediatric care.
Expect delays due to Gateway Project construction
Starting June 28, Gateway Project construction will narrow North Dubuque Street to two lanes, one for each direction, between the Mayflower Residence Hall and Brown Street. A new closure on West Park Road will begin the week of July 4.
Though the university faces fiscal challenges, President Harreld says the UI must "keep our promise to deliver that same excellent education to subsequent generations of University of Iowa students."
Big Ten collaboration proposed by UI director of performing arts going into its fifth year
A unique collaboration among Big Ten theater departments is commissioning plays starring, written by, and directed by women as part of its New Play Initiative.
New method may also improve efficiency of antibiotic prescriptions
The more immediate test results could be especially beneficial for patients suspected of having MRSA, a type of staph bacterium that has been linked to life-threatening infections in the bloodstream, lungs, and heart.
Iowa student “fell in love” with Tippie College of Business after attending program that encourages students from underrepresented groups to consider careers in business
Brooke Kelley knew pretty much from the start she would come to the University of Iowa when she was among the first high school juniors to participate in Tippie Gateway, which introduces students from underrepresented groups to college and careers in business.
Program helps high school teachers encourage students to find new entrepreneurial avenues
A group of high school students in Pekin, Iowa, has started a rent-a-chicken business with help from a University of Iowa entrepreneurial education program that helps Iowa high school teachers encourage their students to use entrepreneurial principles to develop unique solutions to STEM problems.
The University of Iowa intends to appoint Scott R. Beckner to the position of assistant vice president and director of public safety, pending approval from the Board of Regents, State of Iowa.
Last week, the University of Iowa began preparations to announce the latest in its ongoing efforts to make this diverse campus and surrounding community more welcoming, safe, and inclusive. The recent events in Orlando now reaffirm the critical importance of those efforts.
Young African leaders will participate in six weeks of business training and get to know more about Iowa
The University of Iowa will host 25 young business and government leaders from several African countries this summer as part of the U.S. State Department’s Mandela Washington Fellowship for African Leaders, who will arrive on campus Friday, June 17, for a six-week visit.
College of Engineering faculty member renews research agreement with California-based startup
University of Iowa researchers are working with a California-based startup company to develop a globally feasible, sustainable energy source.