Study finds clearly written financial statements are good for both investors and corporate managers
A UI study suggests that when would-be investors are confronted with a financial disclosure report that is difficult to read, they look for other sources of news or analysis to help make their decision, making it more likely the firm will lose control of its message and let others define its financial situation and future prospects.
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Students, faculty, staff invited to recycle most, waste least
UI took second place in the recycling competition last year, and the Office of Sustainability is hosting a series of events to help everyone on campus step up conservation efforts—and take first place this year.
The University of Iowa will begin work on a project to replace the steam distribution system beneath Riverside Drive and Grand Avenue, between the Iowa River and Byington Road. Crews will begin work this weekend, Jan. 30-Feb. 1, with pavement modifications near the intersection of Grand Avenue and Riverside Drive.
Yeast cells extend lifespan, share benefits with other yeast cells
In a new study, scientists uncovered evidence that baker’s yeast cells not only extend their own lifespan in response to caloric restriction but also communicate with other cells to share the benefit of caloric restriction.
Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday.
Death notices for current and retired UI employees. Links to online obituaries provided when available.
UI group creates insulin-producing cells that normalize blood-sugar levels in diabetic mice
Starting from human skin cells, researchers at the University of Iowa have created human insulin-producing cells that respond to glucose and correct blood-sugar levels in diabetic mice. The findings may represent a first step toward developing patient-specific cell replacement therapy for type 1 diabetes.
Provost: 'Committed to making this a smooth transition for students'
The University of Iowa is forming a series of working groups as it begins transitioning the AIB College of Business to the University of Iowa. The AIB president and Board of Trustees announced its intention to gift the college to Iowa on Monday.
New data may offer resolution five times better than present data
University of Iowa researchers have found that data gathered from geostationary satellites—satellites commonly used for telecommunications and orbiting about 22,000 miles above the equator—can greatly improve air quality forecasting. Results appear in the journal "Geophysical Research Letters."
Iowa City native will give free public presentation Feb. 5
Drew Cameron, director of the Combat Paper Project, will be in residence at the University of Iowa Feb. 2-6. His visit is tied to the Kronos Quartet performance presented by Hancher on Feb. 7.