'Mural' exhibition featuring several UIMA pieces heads to Venice
Jackson Pollock’s "Mural," Iowa's most famous painting and one of the world's most significant and iconic Modern masterpieces, will soon head to Italy for the prestigious Venice Art Biennale along with nearly two dozen works of art as part of an exhibition titled “Jackson Pollock’s 'Mural': Energy Made Visible.”
Junior Jeffrey Ding wins 2015 Truman, Udall Scholarships
Caring about people and the planet has earned University of Iowa junior Jeffrey Ding two national recognitions—2015 Truman and Udall Scholarships. Ding, who is pursuing majors in economics, political science, and Chinese, will intern this summer with the U.S. Department of State.
Law course helps build connections, dialogue with international students
A unique University of Iowa law course has created an opportunity for Iowa students to build relationships with their counterparts on the other side of the world.
Campus recognizes nine students for outstanding performance in campus jobs
Christopher (C.J.) Winters, a lab assistant in the UI Carver College of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine, is the State of Iowa and University of Iowa campus student employee of the year. He’s one of nine UI students recognized for exemplary performance in campus jobs during National Student Employment Week.
As the University of Iowa moves forward with the Board of Regents’ TIER (Transparent Inclusive Efficiency Review) project, the UI TIER leadership team is committed to keeping the campus informed on the latest developments in connection with the initiative
University of Iowa researchers contend chin comes from evolution, not mechanical forces
Why are modern humans the only species with chins? UI researchers say it's not due to mechanical forces, such as chewing, but may lie in our evolution: As our faces became smaller, it exposed the bony prominence at the lowest part of our heads. Results in the Journal of Anatomy.
Organ Transplant Center performed its first transplant, a kidney, in 1969
Leaders of the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Organ Transplant Center announced Monday, April 13, that the program has performed its 5,000th solid organ transplant.
Weather permitting, University of Iowa Landscape Services crews intend to conduct a controlled burn on the Mormon Handcart Park property north of the Recreational Services soccer fields on Friday, April 17, beginning at approximately 8:30 a.m.
Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
Get your University of Iowa news and information in just 60 seconds. This week we find out why humans have chins, learn about the State of Iowa Student Employee of the Year, and a new Hancher performance.
Hawkeye Lunch and Learn event set for April 28 in Des Moines
Bob McMurray (psychology, linguistics, and communication sciences and disorders) will present "From the pristine lab to the noisy classroom, and back again: How the cognitive science of learning can impact teaching, and how the classroom can impact cognitive science" at the next Hawkeye Lunch and Learn event in Des Moines.
International experts on automotive transportation will discuss the future of driving and riding in autonomous vehicles during a public seminar and panel discussion Friday, April 17, at the University of Iowa.
Event hosted by UI Iowa Hawkeyes football team raises money for UI Children's Hospital
Celebrity Chris Soules will join Kirk Ferentz and the Iowa football team to help raise money for the UI Children's Hospital during the fifth annual Ladies Football Academy June 6.
Known as 'The Henry Kissinger of the University of Iowa'
A public memorial luncheon for Jude West, long-time University of Iowa business professor and champion of Iowa non-profit organizations who died Monday, will be held Friday, April 17, at noon, at the University Club.
The UI Department of Theatre Arts will close out its UI Theatre Mainstage season with The Liar, a comedy by David Ives. The Liar will be on stage at 8 p.m. April 16-18 and 22-25 and at 2 p.m. April 19 and 26 in the Mabie Theatre, UI Theatre Building.
Members of the media are invited for a sneak peek inside Mary Louise Petersen Residence Hall on the University of Iowa campus on Thursday, April 16, between 3:30 and 4 p.m. to view progress on the 501-bed residence hall slated to open for fall semester 2015.
University of Iowa researchers who recreate deep sea sponge molecules for anti-cancer drugs and reprogram human tissue to fight disease are among the recipients of $750,000 in funding from the university to turn their discoveries into businesses.