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Pollock mural debuts at Sioux City Art Center

Published
2014.07.10
"Mural"

A 70-year-old mural by iconic American artist Jackson Pollock is being prepped for its Siouxland unveiling; Mural has undergone rejuvenation at the Getty Conservation Institute in Los Angeles and is on loan from the University of Iowa Museum of Art through the end of March 2015. Story from: Sioux City Journal

Sioux City Journal

Sioux City Art Center welcomes Jackson Pollock's 'Mural'

Published
2014.07.09
art patrons viewing 'Mural'

The newly-restored Mural by Jackson Pollock, will travel all over the world in the next few years, but Sioux City will be its temporary home from now until April 2015 as part of a state-wide program for sharing the University of Iowa art collection. Story from: KITV

KITV

UI research discovers early marker for preeclampsia

Published
2014.07.08
nurse and patient

University of Iowa researchers have found an early detector of preeclampsia in pregnant women; a simple blood test can find an excess of a certain hormone that could predict the condition as early as six weeks into pregnancy. Story from: KGAN

KGAN

UI honors longtime Newton doctor

Published
2014.07.09
Jessens

Dr. Thomas Jessen, a retired Newton family physician who practiced in the community for 40 years, was recently honored with an Award for Service during the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards. Story from: Newton Daily News

Newton Daily News

Researchers concerned about Iowa climate

Published
2014.07.07
swollen Iowa River

Iowa flood researcher Larry Weber says severe weather events could become the "new normal" if changes to curb carbon emissions aren't made soon. Story from: KGAN

KGAN

Gurnett: Latest data confirms Voyager I in interstellar space

Published
2014.07.08
Voyager I

The latest data from UI space physicist Don Gurnett's plasma wave instrument aboard Voyager I confirms that the craft has reached interstellar space. Story from: Space.com

Space.com

Former students grow business launched at UI

Published
2014.07.08
Nelson and Dellago

ClusterFlunk, the brainchild of former University of Iowa students A.J. Nelson and Joe Dallago, has raised $1 million in investments to hire developers and expand the virtual meeting space's reach to more college campuses. Story from: Des Moines Register

Des Moines Register

Student writers from around world meet at UI camp

Published
2014.07.07
young people on hay ride

About 30 young writers from Russia, the U.S., and 10 Arab-speaking countries traveled to Iowa City for the 2014 Between the Lines summer camp—a two-week UI International Writing Program workshop that brings teen writers together for creative writing study and cultural interaction. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

UI Flood Center maps aid individuals, business-owners with real-time predictions

Published
2014.07.05
flood innundation map

Larry Weber, director of IIHR at the University of Iowa, says the Iowa Flood Center website, with flood inundation maps built directly onto Google Maps, is an easy-to-understand, real-time view of how close floodwater will get to your favorite campground, or your front door. Story from: KCCI

KCCI

UI study finds walking improves mood, eases fatigue in those with Parkinson's disease

Published
2014.07.02
Two people walk down a road

In yet another endorsement for getting on your feet and walking, UI researchers said Wednesday that people with mild to moderate Parkinson’s disease may improve their motor function, mood, fatigue levels, and more by taking regular aerobic walks. Story from: Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

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