STEM-talented middle school students in 11 high-poverty districts in rural Iowa are participating in the UI Belin-Blank Center’s STEM Excellence and Leadership program that will build a pipeline to high school AP courses. Economically-vulnerable students often fall through the cracks without specialized programming, according to center director Susan Assouline.
External Media | 2015.05.22 | 02:12 pm
Listening posts set for June 3-5
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.05.22 | 10:52 am
Leaders for the University of Iowa’s OneIT project have prepared draft project charters which address the university’s four information technology business cases related to the TIER initiative. The campus is encouraged to provide feedback via two avenues.
By: Jennifer Brown | 2015.05.21 | 11:50 am
UI neuroscientist Andrew Pieper and colleagues at three other universities, show that bone marrow transplant does not rescue mouse models of Rett syndrome, a severe neurological disease that affects very young girls. The findings directly contradict seemingly promising results published in 2012, which initiated a clinical trial for human patients.
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.05.21 | 10:46 am
Beginning the week of June 1, the Iowa Now Top News Digest will be sent out once a week, each Thursday, over the summer months. Other substantive and time-sensitive news will be published in Iowa Now throughout the week and/or pitched to media and shared via social channels.
By: Tom Snee | 2015.05.19 | 10:02 am
Business students earning an Associate of Applied Sciences (AAS) degree at Kirkwood Community College will be able to transfer more easily into the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business thanks to a new degree program offered by the two schools.
Readers help UI archivist identify long-gone Iowa Avenue building
By: David McCartney | 2015.05.18 | 03:43 pm
When University of Iowa archivist David McCartney asked readers for help in identifying a long-gone building on Iowa Avenue, they responded.
External Media | 2015.05.18 | 08:41 am
University of Iowa marketing professor Alice Wang explains why companies charge higher prices for the exact same product when marketed at women than when they're marketed at men.