University of Iowa education professor Cassie Barnhardt and Nick Bowman, director of the UI Center for Research on Undergraduate Education, offer insight on efforts to improve racial environments on college campuses.
By employing a video game system’s computer vision in a hospital room, a University of Iowa research team is pioneering an automated approach to track interactions between health care workers and patients, capturing previously elusive data to support the work of hospital epidemiologists.
The University of Iowa announced a record 14 students and alumni have landed Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants to conduct research, attend graduate school, pursue creative work, or serve as English teaching assistants overseas in the 2016–17 season. That total tops last year’s record-breaking tally of 13 UI Fulbright placements.
Children under five face an increased risk of contracting diarrhea when they share a toilet with just one or two other households, a University of Iowa study has found. The study shows private toilets are still the best option in the global battle to improve sanitation facilities in developing countries.
UI biology professor Maurine Neiman offers insight into a study about a species of salamander that thrives without males. The research mirrors her own study of asexual snails.
Dr. Dan McGehee, a vehicle safety researcher at the University of Iowa, leads a program that is one of only a handful in the world developing safety technology that eventually will put driverless vehicles on the road.