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UI, Rockwell Collins successfully test commercial avionics system

Photo shows the interior of an Operator Performance Laboratory (OPL) experimental aircraft, with safety pilot on board, while being remotely piloted.

The University of Iowa College of Engineering’s Operator Performance Laboratory (OPL), in collaboration with Rockwell Collins, recently completed successful testing of a commercial avionics system that may one day lead to safe, unmanned flight over U.S. skies. Story

UI programs helping cultivate cross-cultural connections

As the number of international students at the University of Iowa continues to rise, the campus remains committed to providing opportunities to promote interaction with domestic students. Some Initiatives include the International Student Advisory Board, Friends Without Borders, and the Global Buddies program. Story

UI students develop app to track high school alma mater sports teams

A person uses a hand held mobile device to search for a sports score

Two University of Iowa students have developed an app that helps people track the scores of their high school alma mater's sports teams. Story from: Silicon Prairie News

Silicon Prairie News

Events celebrate book exploring life, pioneering work of Hans Albert Einstein

Three upcoming events will celebrate the publication of a new book by Robert Ettema and Cornelia F. Mutel, exploring the life and work of Hans Albert Einstein, a 20th-century pioneer in the field of river engineering. Story

Regents approve new residence hall proposal, new engineering addition

Exterior rendering of proposed engineering building

On Wednesday, Sept. 10, the Iowa Board of Regents approved two major capital improvement projects at the University of Iowa that underscore the UI’s student-body growth and the popularity of its engineering program. Story

UI ranked among 30 best public national universities by 'U.S. News'

Old Capitol on the Pentacrest on a beautiful fall day

The University of Iowa ranks 27th among the nation's best public universities, according to the latest rankings published by the magazine "U.S. News & World Report." The UI's placement in the 2015 edition of the magazine's "Top 30 Public National Universities" compares to a ranking of 29th in the 2014 edition. Story

Achievements: UI faculty, staff, students, and alumni making news

University staff, faculty, students, and alumni are accomplishing great things every day. See who's making news with awards, publications, promotion and tenure, and more. Story

Giving students the Iowa Edge

UI first-year students join hands to form a circle and must pass the hoop around without breaking their grip. Team building activities are designed to help participants in The Iowa Edge program build community with a group of peers before the semester begins.

University of Iowa students from underrepresented backgrounds had the chance to get “The Iowa Edge” before they started their education as Hawkeyes. Photo Feature

UI hosts emerging contaminants conference Aug. 19-22

A person washes their hands under a sink faucet.

Scientists and engineers met at the UI College of Engineering Aug. 19-22 for EmCon 2014—an international conference on the effects of emerging contaminants, such as soap and medications, in the environment. Story from: KCRG


UI hosts emerging contaminants conference Aug. 19-22

Scientists from around the world are gathering in Iowa City Aug. 19-22 to attend a conference about chemicals in our environment: "EmCon 2014: Fourth International Conference on Occurrence, Fate, Effects and Analysis of Emerging Contaminants in the Environment." Story


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