Sean Peck

Tipton boy, 5, is Kid Captain when Hawkeyes host Maryland on Halloween

Family participates in clinical trials to help find a cure for cystic fibrosis
When Sean Peck was 9 days old, a test revealed he has cystic fibrosis (CF), a genetic disorder that causes his body to produce thick, sticky mucus. The disease impacts Sean’s lungs, pancreas, and liver, affecting his breathing, digestion, and growth.

New UI Libraries unit opens access to digital scholarship

The UI Libraries’ Digital Scholarship & Publishing Studio offers a collaborative work environment that serves faculty and students whose research and creative work benefit from concentrated efforts in digital knowledge creation, curricular innovation, idea dissemination, and project archiving.

Appointments Abel elected to National Academy of Medicine

Dr. E. Dale Abel, the John B. Stokes III professor in diabetes research, professor of internal medicine and biochemistry, and director of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
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Seniors to reenact Van Allen radiation belt experiments

57-year-old experiment from UI will ignite new research
Four graduating seniors are helping to reenact a famous experiment from a University of Iowa scientist, helping to set new discoveries in motion.
Nurse drawing blood from a pregnant woman

UI Women's Health Tissue Repository helps to advance women's health research worldwide

Samples are available to researchers in just minutes
The repository is made up of four women’s health tissue banks: Well Woman Tissue Bank, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Tissue Bank, Maternal Fetal Tissue Bank, and the Gynecologic Malignancies Tissue Bank. Samples are donated from women who are already patients at UI Women's Health Center.
BTN LIveBIG: Iowa researchers search for hearing loss-solutions

Big Ten Network The sound of progress

Home to one of the nation’s best hearing labs, the University of Iowa has now developed the most comprehensive genetic testing platform for deafness across the globe. Called OtoSCOPE, this technology allows researchers to pinpoint the exact genetic changes that cause people to lose their hearing.

Media advisory: President Mason media availability on Nov. 18

University of Iowa President Sally Mason will meet with media representatives to share updates on the university and take questions on the record at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, at 101 Jessup Hall.

UI students get inside look at ecology through research study

Dozen undergraduates studied urban effects on insect biodiversity
A dozen undergraduates at the University of Iowa learned about biodiversity in a hands-on way: The students worked with biologist Andrew Forbes and graduate students to inventory insect populations in urban areas, as part of a biodiversity study. Some said the experience may influence their career choice.

U.S. News ranks UI 121st among 500 'Best Global Universities'

UI also ranked highly in three subject areas
The University of Iowa ranks 121st among the world's 500 “Best Global Universities,” according to the inaugural global rankings published by the magazine U.S. News and World Report.