UI political scientist Tim Hagle discusses why Iowa gets to vote first and other common questions about the Iowa caucus process.
Two University of Iowa faculty members and a Grinnell professor are using Mellon Digital Bridges funding to take a national lead in humanities/computer collaborations. They aim to see how two datasets could be combined to answer a host of questions about the history of published literary texts.
Research from UI assistant professor of management and organizations Ernest O'Boyle finds startups risk losing badly needed revenue if they offer enhanced employee benefit packages too soon, but they may lose their top employees if they wait too long.
Jacquett Wade of the University of Iowa discusses programs to encourage women to get involved with science and technology.
While Abby Restko was a UI student, she studied abroad in Venice, Italy, where she discovered Murano glass jewelry. Restko, a marketing major with an art minor, knew then that she should have a jewelry store that offered Murano glass locally. So she opened Glassando in Old Capitol Town Center.
Tippie finance professor Art Durnev discusses his research that finds countries experience greater economic volatility during a national election campaign because it creates political uncertainty that businesses don't like. Durnev's portion of the program starts at 17:50 on the audio file.