College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Phil Was Here sign on the Pentacrest

Phil was...everywhere!

Fourth annual Phil's Day highlights the impact of philanthropy on campus
There’s no other day during the school year when philanthropy—nicknamed “Phil” by the University of Iowa Foundation’s Student Philanthropy Initiative—is more visible than on Phil’s Day, which took place on Thursday, April 30—the fourth annual celebration of philanthropy on the UI campus.
Dan Reed speaks at an awards ceremony

Office of Research and Economic Development Celebrating Excellence awards recognize discovery, innovation

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development held its Celebrating Excellence: Discovery and Innovation Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, April 28. The annual event recognizes faculty, staff, postdoctoral scholars/fellows, graduate students, undergraduate students, and mentors who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments to research in their field.

UI names outstanding teaching assistants

The University of Iowa recently named the recipients of the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award.
woman using smartphone while at a crosswalk with oncoming traffic in a simulation environment

UI studies safer road use by texting pedestrians

Would you trust a warning sent by a car?
University of Iowa experts are conducting research to determine whether college students and others will pay attention to a system that alerts individuals to potential traffic danger as they are texting and walking along roadways.

DeLTA Center celebrates new home, interdisciplinary research

Public invited to recognize vibrant, grass-roots, intellectual community
The DeLTA Center, an interdisciplinary research community at the University of Iowa, will recognize research from the past year during its third annual DeLTA Day celebration Friday, May 1, at the Athletic Hall of Fame.

Dance undergraduates to showcase their work May 7-9

Undergraduate dance majors in the University of Iowa Department of Dance will have the opportunity to present their choreography to the public during the Undergraduate Concert at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, May 7-9, in Space Place Theater, 101 North Hall.

UI Youth Ballet offers summer workshops

University of Iowa Youth Ballet, a community outreach program of the UI Department of Dance, will offer four weeklong dance workshops this summer: three for children and one for intermediate dancers.

New York Times The brain of a tinnitus sufferer

UI neuroscience researcher, Phillip Gander, discusses findings from a rare opportunity to record directly from the brain of a person with tinnitus, which shed light on the brain networks responsible for this condition.

Preeclampsia research launches UI into new national network

UI is one of four centers involved from across the country
The University of Iowa has been working for years to find a cure for preeclampsia. That ongoing research has led the university to a spot in a four-center Strategically Focused Network on Hypertension created by the American Heart Association (AHA).