College of Engineering

Studying crashes from the inside out

Unique study of video crash data finds passengers often key distraction for teens
A unique University of Iowa study of naturalistic driving shows distraction is more prevalent among teen driving than previously thought.
Students and Lt. Gov. view medical device

UI biomedical engineers impress Lt. Governor with patent-pending medical devices

Students present 'senior projects' during a visit by Kim Reynolds
A device that helps surgeons to remove sutures more efficiently during eye surgery was one of five presentations given March 25 by students in the University of Iowa College of Engineering Biomedical Engineering Senior Design program.

$3 million gift to support students, faculty, and innovation in College of Engineering

Bequest contributes to major fundraising campaign
R. William “Bill” Van Sant and Marilyn J. Van Sant, of Bayfield, Wisconsin, have established a $3 million bequest for the University of Iowa College of Engineering that will have an impact across the college, supporting scholarships, faculty and innovation.
Iowa Now Minute - 3/12/15

Iowa Now Minute - 3/12/15

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.

Iowa Board of Regents March 11 roundup

Board approves multiple projects and initiatives
Following are highlights from the Iowa Board of Regents Wednesday, March 11, meeting on the University of Iowa campus.

25 UI colleges and programs in national top 25

Latest rankings from 'U.S. News & World Report' released Tuesday
Twenty-five graduate colleges and programs at the University of Iowa are listed among the 25 best in the nation, according to the latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report. Overall, the UI has 52 graduate colleges and programs ranked by U.S. News, which published the graduate rankings on Tuesday.
UI student at a job fair.

Finding a Career 101

Class helps UI students figure out what they want to do and start a career doing it
A pithy resume, freshly pressed formalwear, and a firm handshake have always been big parts of a successful job search, but today, it’s so much more than that. The University of Iowa's Pomerantz Career Center offers a semester-long class showing students how to navigate the new world of finding a career.
nile project musicians performing

Hancher brings Nile Project to the Englert

March 11 concert highlights diverse musical traditions of Nile River basin
The musicians of The Nile Project will participate in a robust residency in Iowa City that will culminate with a March 11 concert.

Board of Regents announces search committee for UI president

The Iowa Board of Regents has named the 21 members of the University of Iowa Presidential Search and Screen Committee. The committee is charged with identifying candidates for board consideration, in conjunction with the search consultant, Parker Executive Search, to serve as the next president of the UI.

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