Research

Students and Lt. Gov. view medical device

UI biomedical engineers impress Lt. Governor with patent-pending medical devices

Students present 'senior projects' during a visit by Kim Reynolds
A device that helps surgeons to remove sutures more efficiently during eye surgery was one of five presentations given March 25 by students in the University of Iowa College of Engineering Biomedical Engineering Senior Design program.

Honors Study receives honor from Environmental Science and Technology Letters

A study by University of Iowa doctoral student Andrew Nelson and his colleagues on the most effective method for measuring radium in flowback water (FBW) has been selected one of the best papers of 2014 by the journal Environmental Science and Technology Letters.
Miriam Facetimes a friend who is also learning of their medical school match.

It's a match!

UI Carver College of Medicine graduates learn where they're going for residency
Friday was Match Day—the day when more medical school graduates around the world learned where they would be doing their residencies. The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine has 154 medical students graduating this year.
Rendering of a satellite image of an earthquake's impact

3D satellite, GPS earthquake maps isolate impacts in real time

Method produced by UI researcher could improve reaction time to deadly, expensive quakes
Technology in space and on the ground is helping University of Iowa researchers find out information about an earthquake's impact faster, increasing response times to areas that need aid most.

CIC member universities together have a powerful voice

There's far more to the University of Iowa's membership in the Big Ten Athletic Conference
Mention the University of Iowa's membership in the Big Ten Athletic Conference, and most people think sports. But there's far more to it than that. The UI also benefits from an academic collaboration with other Big Ten universities and the University of Chicago through its membership in the Committee on Institutional Cooperation.
Bookbag with breakfast bar and banana spilling out of it.

Better breakfast, better grades

Study shows low-income students in schools that offer free breakfasts perform better than in those schools that don’t
A new study from the University of Iowa reinforces the connection between good nutrition and good grades, finding that free school breakfasts help students from low-income families perform better academically.
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State Health Registry issues Cancer in Iowa 2015 report

This year highlights melanoma research and treatment
The latest annual report on cancer in Iowa estimates 16,900 new cancers will be diagnosed among Iowa residents in 2015. In addition, an estimated 6,400 Iowans will die from cancer, according to the “Cancer in Iowa: 2015” report released Friday, March 13, by the State Health Registry of Iowa, based in the University of Iowa College of Public Health.

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