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UI, Johnson County say yes to driverless cars

Published
2014.07.25

The University of Iowa is joining with local officials in efforts to make Johnson County a hub for research and testing of driverless cars. Story from: USA Today

USA Today

Green roofs take root at University of Iowa

Published
2014.07.28
green roof

Even before its official grand opening, the UI's new Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building is proving to be an innovative one. The 256,000-square-foot, six-story facility on the medical campus features the university's first-ever green rooftop. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Teen's essay wins a free year of tuition from UI

Published
2014.07.26

Seven high school students, including Palen Stream, of Bedford, Iowa, will receive scholarships from the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature. As the essay contest winner, Stream will receive one year of free tuition to the UI, and the six runners-up will receive $500 scholarships. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

University of Iowa program in Des Moines aims to help entrepreneurs develop their businesses

Published
2014.07.25

The UI John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC) is bringing Venture School to Des Moines this fall: “Basically it’s a way to help entrepreneurs vet their ideas before they write a business plan and spend a year developing a product,” said JPEC director Lynn Allendorf. Story from: Des Moines Business Record

Des Moines Business Record

UI offers youth entrepreneurship camp in Des Moines

Published
2014.07.24
lemonade stand

A group of 25 Iowa middle school students operated lemonade stands in downtown Des Moines on Thursday afternoon in a competition that was the culmination of the weeklong Jacobson Entrepreneurship Academy, offered by the UI John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center. Story from: Des Moines Register

Des Moines Register

Tech Talk: UI students to show tech know-how

Published
2014.07.26

During the past nine weeks, 12 students at the University of Iowa’s Dev/Iowa Bootcamp have been learning how to program and build technology products such as websites and databases; the students will show off their tech know-how to the general public on July 30 for Demo Day. Story from: Des Moines Register

Des Moines Register

UI launches new site for construction projects

Published
2014.07.27
building for Iowa website

To manage questions about multiple campus construction projects, UI Facilities Management has rolled out the “Building for Iowa” web page, showing project schedules and completion dates, building costs, and what to expect from new facilities. Story from: KCRG

KCRG

UI lets other Iowa researchers, students use technology

Published
2014.07.26

UI's College of Medicine is hosting eight faculty members, and seven of their students, from small colleges and universities around the state for this year's FUTURE program, which gives the visitors access to UI's research facilities and faculty expertise during the summer months. Story from: Sioux City Journal

Sioux City Journal

UI College of Medicine hosts professors, students from Iowa colleges

Published
2014.07.18
Jerry Honts, associate professor of cell and molecular biology at Drake University

The UI Carver College of Medicine is hosting eight faculty members, along with seven of their students, from small colleges and universities around the state for this year's FUTURE program, which gives the visitors access to UI's research facilities and faculty expertise during the summe Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

UI archaeologist working with Sioux City rail museum

Published
2014.07.22
cindy peterson, UI archaeologist

A researcher from the UI Office of the State Archaeologist is surveying the Milwaukee Railroad Shops Historic District in Sioux City for artifacts before new construction; Cindy Peterson said she expected to find anything from ancient bolts, to buried coal cinders and broken tools. Story from: Sioux City Journal

Sioux City Journal

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