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.
Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building
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.
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.
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.
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,
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.
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.
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds will visit the University of Iowa campus Tuesday, May 20, to meet with shared governance leaders and faculty involved in entrepreneurial work, and tour the new John and Mary Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building.