Gerta Bardhoshi publishes "Understanding Exercise Practices and Depression, Anxiety, and Stress in Senior Games Athletes: A Mixed Methods Exploration" in Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation.
By: Casey Westlake | 2015.10.06 | 10:06 am
Trina Roberts, a biologist who has often used museum collections to aid her research, has been named director of the University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums, which include the UI Museum of Natural History and the Old Capitol Museum.
Culture of philanthropy continues to grow with annual campaign
By: Mark Stastny and Jen Knights | 2015.10.05 | 10:38 am
The University of Iowa celebrated its third annual "We Are Phil" giving appeal for faculty and staff last week—and the push to bolster private support for UI people and programs continues.
CDC adds six new academic medical centers to Prevention Epicenters network with $11 million grant
By: Jennifer Brown | 2015.10.05 | 09:00 am
The CDC has awarded a total of $11 million to six academic institutions, including the University of Iowa, to identify possible new and improved ways to prevent the spread of infectious diseases like Ebola in health care facilities.
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.10.05 | 08:44 am
Members of the media are invited to tour the Kirkwood Regional Center Thursday, Oct. 8, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., prior to the grand opening/ribbon cutting ceremony. They will see an environmentally engineered building with welding and factory-equipment simulators, health-care labs, and robots built by area students.
UI study finds sit-stand desk users sit less and burn more calories
By: Sara Diedrich | 2015.10.02 | 08:54 am
According to a new University of Iowa study, employees with sit-stand desks stood 60 minutes more a day at work compared with their co-workers with sitting desks, and they continued to do so long after their newfangled desks lost their novelty.
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.10.01 | 02:38 pm
Engineering professor Fred Stern will conduct U.S. Navy research with $470,170 grant.
By: Jennifer Brown | 2015.10.01 | 08:35 am
The University of Iowa, Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Center has received a five-year, $7.4 million grant renewal from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to advance its work on finding treatments for muscular dystrophies.
External Media | 2015.09.28 | 09:38 am
Professors Sara Rynes and Alfonso Morales discuss their study that finds people get a sense of community from shopping at farmers markets and buying locally grown food.
UI study shows using oat hulls for power has considerable benefits to the environment and human health
By: Richard C. Lewis | 2015.09.24 | 09:16 am
A new University of Iowa study, published in the journal "Fuel," documents that biomass burning has positive environmental and public-health effects. Co-firing oat hulls with coal reduced emissions of carbon dioxide, particulate matter, and heavy metals compared with burning coal alone.