Usha Mallik, professor of physics and astronomy in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, plays a key role in ATLAS, a particle physics experiment at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN that is searching for new discoveries in the head-on collisions of protons of extraordinarily high energy.
The Iowa Department of Public Health on Feb. 19 announced that an Iowa resident, who recently traveled to countries with ongoing Zika virus transmission, has tested positive for the virus. Iowans traveling to areas where there is ongoing Zika virus transmission should take care to protect themselves from mosquito bites.
Hiroyuki “Larry” Kasuga (M.S. in industrial engineering, 1953), 93, reflects on his experiences coming to the UI in 1951 on a Government Aid and Relief In Occupied Areas scholarship. He describes getting his degree in the Iowa Field House from then-President Virgil Hancher as "the happiest moment of my life.”