Students present 'senior projects' during a visit by Kim Reynolds
By: Gary Galluzzo | 2015.03.25 | 02:46 pm
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.
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.03.25 | 01:47 pm
The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Trophy for 2015 will be awarded to Stamatios “Tom” M. Krimigis for lifetime achievement. In the category of current achievement, the trophy will be awarded to the NASA's Kepler Mission Team.
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.03.25 | 12:06 pm
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.
External Media | 2015.03.23 | 12:15 pm
A new study from lead investigator Jennifer Robinson, an epidemiologist in the College of Public Health, shows that a cholesterol drug may also be able to reduce heart attacks and strokes.
UI Carver College of Medicine graduates learn where they're going for residency
By: Molly Rossiter and Tim Schoon | 2015.03.23 | 11:35 am
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.
Method produced by UI researcher could improve reaction time to deadly, expensive quakes
By: Brittany Borghi | 2015.03.23 | 11:29 am
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.
There's far more to the University of Iowa's membership in the Big Ten Athletic Conference
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.03.20 | 11:15 am
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.
Study shows low-income students in schools that offer free breakfasts perform better than in those schools that don’t
By: Tom Snee | 2015.03.12 | 04:29 pm
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.
This year highlights melanoma research and treatment
By: Mitch Overton | 2015.03.12 | 04:28 pm
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.