Bryan Prather-Huff works to connect some cables on the underside of the telescope.

Out of the box: UI students build new remote telescope in Arizona

Experience is part of a path toward career in astronomy, academia
The UI will now have a better glimpse of the galaxies, thanks to a group of students who built and commissioned a state-of-the-art telescope in Arizona.

Appointments UI's Leslie appointed to NIH Council of Councils

University of Iowa medical faculty member and entrepreneur Kim Leslie has been elected to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Council on Councils, a body that directly advises the NIH director.

Publications Lynch has five publications in April

Charles Lynch, of the Department of Epidemiology in the College of Public Health at the University of Iowa, published five papers in April 2015.

Publications Ali publishes in 'Addictive Behaviors'

Saba R. Ali, of the College of Education, published “Evaluating Racial Disparity in Referral Source and Successful Completion of Substance Abuse Treatment” in April.

UI studies impact of marijuana on driving

First-of-its-kind study at University of Iowa's National Advanced Driving Simulator shows how marijuana and marijuana with alcohol impact driving
A new study conducted at the University of Iowa’s National Advanced Driving Simulator has found drivers who use alcohol and marijuana together weave more on a virtual roadway than drivers who use either substance independently. However, the cocktail of alcohol and marijuana does not double the effect of the impairment.
iPads with infant photos and assorted baby items

How do toddlers use tablets?

UI researchers hope their study will influence interactive education apps
A team of University of Iowa researchers studied more than 200 YouTube videos of infants and toddlers using tablets and found that most showed a moderate ability to use the devices.