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Media advisory: UI researchers discuss smartphone app for seniors with hearing aids

The University of Iowa is hosting a media availability on Monday, Aug. 4 to discuss a study pairing seniors with a smartphone app to evaluate the effectiveness of hearing aids. The research is part of the UI’s reorganized Center on Aging, which unites research, activities in communities statewide, patient services and education and training with the mission to improve the health and well being of older Iowans. Story

Biologists describe mechanism promoting multiple DNA mutations

Research showing that cancer development frequently involves the formation of multiple mutations arising simultaneously and in close proximity to each other may one day lead to the development of new cancer therapies. Story

UI offers prototype help for inventors, entrepreneurs

Published
2014.07.30
physics & astronomy machine shop

UI ProtoLabs at the University of Iowa can connect inventors and entrepreneurs with area machine shops in physics and astronomy, engineering, and advanced design and manufacturing that specialize in several kinds of prototypes; the program will help folks bring ideas from a napkin to reality mor Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Funding thesis through film roadshow

Published
2014.07.29
coal miners

Jesse Kreitzer, MFA candidate at the University of Iowa, is touring his short films to fund his thesis project, Black Canaries, an early 1900s coal-mining folktake inspired by his maternal ancestors. Story from: Seven Days

Seven Days

Gifts and Grants

Gifts and grants is a roundup of research grants obtained by University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students that spans the spectrum of disciplines—from science and social science to the art and humanities—that will be published in Iowa Now on a regular basis. Story

UI takes 'University for IOWA' campaign to Iowa State Fair

Iowa State Fair logo

The University of Iowa will share stories of how it provides Iowans with a world-class education, keeps families healthy, builds businesses, and makes life better through social and cultural outreach at its Iowa State Fair booth, Aug. 7-17, in Des Moines. 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

'Magical Mythical Tour'

The Beatles in America

Donna Parsons, a lecturer in the UI School of Music and the Honors Program, invites a Des Moines audience down "The Long and Winding Road" of the formative years for young John, Paul, George, and Ringo, with “Magical Mythical Tour: In Search of the Beatles,” on Tuesday, Aug. 12. Story

Showcasing UI undergraduate research

UI undergraduate student works with faculty mentor on research project

More than 140 of the UI's most talented undergraduate researchers will showcase their work Wednesday, July 30, at the ninth annual UI Summer Undergraduate Research Conference. The event, sponsored by the UI Graduate College, will be from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Iowa Memorial Union and is free and open to the public. Story

UI students receive degrees after 2014 spring session

UI graduates move their tassles during commencement 2014

The University of Iowa awarded an estimated 5,000 degrees at the close of the 2014 spring session. Story

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