Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building
By: Wendy Moorehead | 2015.11.03 | 10:34 am
The Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building (PBDB) project at the University of Iowa has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification.
Tour includes hands-on activities
By: Tom Jorgensen and Stephen Pradarelli | 2014.11.13 | 04:40 pm
The University of Iowa Office of Research and Economic Development hosted five state legislators on an interactive tour of campus research and economic development activities Thursday, Nov. 13.
Senator stresses need for more biomedical research support
By: Jenn Patterson and Tom Jorgensen | 2014.10.28 | 05:51 pm
Senator Tom Harkin visited the University of Iowa's Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building Oct. 28 to learn about federally funded research under way at the facility, and to emphasize the health and economic impact of funded research.
256,000-square-foot building will be hub of 'high-risk, high-reward' research
By: Richard C. Lewis | 2014.10.13 | 01:46 pm
The University of Iowa will hold a dedication ceremony Wednesday, Oct. 15, for the $126 million John and Mary Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building, which will house “high-risk, high-reward” research in diabetes, deafness, and brain science as well as complex diseases affecting the heart and lungs. Media tours start at 3:15 p.m., followed by a dedication program, ribbon-cutting ceremony, and public reception, and tours.
Construction update shows historic transformation underway on campus
By: Tim Schoon and Bill Adams | 2014.09.03 | 04:16 pm
The University of Iowa is in the midst of a $1.2 billion historic transformation with a number of major building projects underway. UI photographers captured construction updates of several of these major building projects that illustrate the UI's commitment to creating high performance buildings for high performing students.
State-of-the-art new facility offers the UI's first-ever green roof
By: Bill Adams | 2014.07.31 | 07:33 pm
The University of Iowa's first-ever green roof continues to take root as workers install additional plants atop the café section of the new Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building,
The new 7 Tesla MRI scanner will advance imaging research at the UI
By: Tim Schoon | 2014.06.06 | 11:55 am
Signed, sealed, and delivered: The University of Iowa welcomed a new magnetic resonance imaging instrument, one of the world's most sophisticated models to date, that will advance research into the human brain and body.
Magnetic imaging scanner weighs 42 tons, equal to six elephants, will advance brain research
By: Richard C. Lewis | 2014.06.04 | 09:53 am
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.