Studying Iowa's dental workforce

UI Public Policy Center analysis indicates large number of dentists nearing retirement age
The policy briefs indicate a large number of Iowa dentists are nearing retirement age, fewer dentists are practicing in rural areas, and the proportion of dentists who work in solo practice is declining.
Maria Nunez-Hernandez in lab

The UI's science guides

Iowa Biosciences Academy encourages underrepresented students to attend graduate school
For 16 years, the Iowa Biosciences Academy has helped UI undergraduates from groups underrepresented in the sciences navigate their academic paths, including paid research work with faculty mentors, career counseling, and help with graduate school applications.

Predicting box office boffo or bomb

‘Batman v. Superman’ investors won’t be happy
Researchers studied dozens of factors that determine a movie's box office profitability to develop an algorithm that predicts just that. "Batman v. Superman" has a 32 percent probability of being profitable.
UI student Mandi Burkley shows off a double robot.

KCRG UI unveils new high-tech, collaborative space to prepare future teachers

The UI College of Education recently unveiled a $2 million renovation project on the first floor of Lindquist Center North. The project brought together four separate offices—the Teacher Leader Center, Education Technology Center, Iowa Center for Assistive Technology Education and Research, and I-SERVE.