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Tapping Iowa City's energy

The Midwest Creative College Conference, hosted by the UI School of Urban and Regional Planning to commemorate its 50th anniversary, will be held in Iowa City Sept. 19-20. The conference will explore how college towns can convert their energy and cultural vibrance into an entrepreneurial start-up scene. 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

The passion that drives innovation

WorldCanvass and FilmScene

UI International Programs’ monthly WorldCanvass program will kick off its sixth season with “The Passion That Drives Innovation,” on Tuesday, Sept. 2, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at FilmScene, 118 E. College St. 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

UI alumna takes app business full time

Published
2014.08.13
University of Iowa grad Blake Rupe talks with a colleague.

University of Iowa graduate Blake Rupe is now working full time at the Iowa Startup Accelerator on her Re-APP mobile recycling app. Story from: The Gazette

The Gazette

Enriching Iowa communities

Enriching Iowa Communities - Muscatine

This past year, the UI's Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Cities partnered with the city of Muscatine, a community of 23,000 located on the Mississippi River in eastern Iowa. Video

UI Fulbright foreign student joins Millennial Trains Project

Alyas Widita, a graduate student in the University of Iowa’s School of Urban and Regional Planning, will be provided with an in-depth understanding of life in the United States, while receiving opportunities to strengthen his skills in leadership, social entrepreneurship, and communication. Story

A map for eye disease

heat map

Vision specialists at the University of Iowa have created the most detailed molecular map of a region of the human eye associated with disease, including age-related macular degeneration. The map catalogs more than 4,000 proteins in each of three areas of the choroid. Results appear in the journal JAMA Ophthalmology. 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 student still pedalling for climate

Published
2014.07.29
Man and Vanessa Fixmer-Oraiz stand by a bamboo bicycle during RAGBRAI

UI graduate student Vanessa Fixmer-Oraiz may be done riding her bamboo bike across the state of Iowa, but her mission to raise $40,000 for a bamboo processing tank for farmers in the Philippines is just hitting a new gear. Story from: The Gazette

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