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UI, Rockwell Collins successfully test commercial avionics system

Photo shows the interior of an Operator Performance Laboratory (OPL) experimental aircraft, with safety pilot on board, while being remotely piloted.

The University of Iowa College of Engineering’s Operator Performance Laboratory (OPL), in collaboration with Rockwell Collins, recently completed successful testing of a commercial avionics system that may one day lead to safe, unmanned flight over U.S. skies. Story

UI political science professor weighs in on 2016 Clinton run

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Timothy Hagle, a political science professor at the University of Iowa, shares insights on Hillary Clinton's unofficial kickoff to her 2016 campaign. Story from: CBS News

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UI ranked among 30 best public national universities by 'U.S. News'

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The University of Iowa ranks 27th among the nation's best public universities, according to the latest rankings published by the magazine "U.S. News & World Report." The UI's placement in the 2015 edition of the magazine's "Top 30 Public National Universities" compares to a ranking of 29th in the 2014 edition. Story

UI hosts emerging contaminants conference Aug. 19-22

Scientists from around the world are gathering in Iowa City Aug. 19-22 to attend a conference about chemicals in our environment: "EmCon 2014: Fourth International Conference on Occurrence, Fate, Effects and Analysis of Emerging Contaminants in the Environment." Story

Media advisory: UI researchers discuss smartphone app for seniors with hearing aids

The University of Iowa is hosting a media availability on Monday, Aug. 4 to discuss a study pairing seniors with a smartphone app to evaluate the effectiveness of hearing aids. The research is part of the UI’s reorganized Center on Aging, which unites research, activities in communities statewide, patient services and education and training with the mission to improve the health and well being of older Iowans. Story

Learning from leaders

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The UI College of Education Belin-Blank Center’s Advanced Leadership Seminar draws some of Iowa's and the Midwest’s top young minds to campus next week. The students will meet with community leaders including UI alumna and women’s sports icon Christine Grant and Iowa City Jazz Festival founder Marc Ginsberg, just to name a few. Story

Media Advisory: UI College of Education to host assistive technology institute in Red Oak

Teachers, parents, and service providers are among 30 participants who plan to attend the University of Iowa College of Education's Assistive Technology Summer Institute June 18 and 19 in Red Oak, Iowa. Hosted by the college's Iowa Center for Assistive Technology Education and Research, the institute provides hands-on learning opportunities to use assistive technology products in classroom settings across the state. Story

Media Advisory: UI College of Education to host statewide discussion of school leadership

Superintendents from across Iowa will gather on the the University of Iowa campus with faculty from the College of Education and Tippie College of Business Thursday, June 12, to discuss the current and future state of school leadership, as well as how to connect Iowa's schools with the business world. Story

Media advisory: Massive magnet arrives at University of Iowa

A magnetic resonance imaging instrument weighing 42 tons—equal to six adult male elephants—arrives on Thursday, June 5, at the University of Iowa. The 7 Tesla magnet will advance UI research by yielding clearer, higher-resolution images of the human brain. The UI is one of only about 20 research institutes in the United States—and only about 40 worldwide—with the instrument. It also is the most powerful magnetic imaging device in the state. Story

UI hosts first statewide summit on LGBTQ youth in the child welfare system

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Professionals from across the state who serve the LGBTQ youth population, as well as homeless youth and those in foster care, attended Iowa’s first statewide Summit on LGBTQ Homeless and Out-of-Home Youth, which took place in the UI College of Education's Teacher Leader Center. Story


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