Graduate College

In search of tinnitus, that phantom ringing in the ears

UI scientists 'piggyback' on specialized invasive brain monitoring required for epilepsy surgery to learn about tinnitus
Tapping the highly specialized expertise of a brain research lab at the University of Iowa, researchers have taken advantage of a rare opportunity to record directly from the brain of a person with tinnitus in order to find the brain networks responsible for this often debilitating condition.
Research Assistants Yani Chen and Melissa Kurtz in Mary Wilson’s lab.

The Loop Got big data?

What can one researcher do with a terabyte of raw data? The Bioinformatics Division of the Iowa Institute of Human Genetics (IIHG) helps researchers across the university analyze, reduce, and focus large data sets to further their research.

Instructor and student seated at a desk and talking

Writing certificate sets UI students apart in job search

Program allows undergraduates to develop, refine writing skills
Students of all majors can benefit from the university’s top-ranked writing programs by completing an Undergraduate Certificate in Writing, which is offered through the Frank N. Magid Center for Undergraduate Writing in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
students in law room

Comparing law across the globe

Law course helps build connections, dialogue with international students
A unique University of Iowa law course has created an opportunity for Iowa students to build relationships with their counterparts on the other side of the world.

Black Student Advisory Committee wants UI students to thrive

The new group is hosting a forum Tuesday, April 14
The newly-formed President’s Black Student Advisory Committee (BSAC) is hosting a forum for all University of Iowa students on Tuesday, April 14, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in Carver-Hawkeye Arena’s Feller Club Room.

Celebrating diversity catalysts

UI honors students, staff, faculty at April 28 award reception
The University of Iowa Chief Diversity Office invites members of the UI campus and community to celebrate distinctive and innovative diversity contributions at the 16th annual Diversity Catalyst Award Reception Tuesday, April 28.

Champions for women's leadership

Annual event April 8 celebrates excellence and achievement
Diane Finnerty, Pamela Terrill, and Jo Hendrickson will be honored as outstanding leaders at the annual University of Iowa Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be Wednesday, April 8.
Senator Joe Bolkcom speaks to UI students

Painting the State Capitol black and gold

Annual Hawkeye Caucus brings UI presence to Des Moines
Hawkeye Caucus Day is a major, once-a-year gathering of University of Iowa students, university leaders, and state legislators, showcasing the university’s commitment to statewide service.
Illustration of a centrosome mechanism within dividing cells

UI researchers track protein 'hitchhiker' in fluorescent worms

Understanding healthy cell division could have implications for cancer patients, embryos
University of Iowa researchers have identified a new mechanism that ensures proper cell division in worms. They believe that same process may also be happening in humans and understanding healthy cell division could have implications for cancer patients and embryos.