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Lt. Gov. Reynolds visits Hygienic Lab to talk STEM outreach

Demonstrating science experiments with Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds

Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds stopped by the State Hygienic Laboratory July 31 to learn about STEM outreach and tour the lab's recently completed Center for the Advancement of Laboratory Science. Photo Feature

A map for eye disease

heat map

Vision specialists at the University of Iowa have created the most detailed molecular map of a region of the human eye associated with disease, including age-related macular degeneration. The map catalogs more than 4,000 proteins in each of three areas of the choroid. Results appear in the journal JAMA Ophthalmology. Story

UI's Tippie College of Business launches graduate Business Analytics certificate program

The Tippie College of Business is starting a new graduate-level certificate in busines analytics (Big Data) that will be offered starting this fall in its downtown Cedar Rapids classrooms. The five-course program will provide Iowa businesses the tools and know-how to get the most out of all the data they’ve gathered over the years. Story

Media advisory: Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds to tour UI research facilities Thursday

Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds is set to tour three University of Iowa research facilities on Thursday, July 31. Members of the media are invited to accompany her during a tour from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Story

Gifts and Grants

Gifts and grants is a roundup of research grants obtained by University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students that spans the spectrum of disciplines—from science and social science to the art and humanities—that will be published in Iowa Now on a regular basis. Story

Tech Talk: UI students to show tech know-how


During the past nine weeks, 12 students at the University of Iowa’s Dev/Iowa Bootcamp have been learning how to program and build technology products such as websites and databases; the students will show off their tech know-how to the general public on July 30 for Demo Day. Story from: Des Moines Register

Des Moines Register

UI lets other Iowa researchers, students use technology


UI's College of Medicine is hosting eight faculty members, and seven of their students, from small colleges and universities around the state for this year's FUTURE program, which gives the visitors access to UI's research facilities and faculty expertise during the summer months. Story from: Sioux City Journal

Sioux City Journal

Spotlight: UI summer programs offer research experience to undergraduates

A student works in a lab with a UI faculty member

The Carver College of Medicine has welcomed 150 undergraduate students this summer to participate in the college’s many research programs, which offer participants an early taste of hands-on work in a laboratory as well as valuable time with faculty members in their area of interest. Story from: UI Carver College of Medicine website

UI Carver College of Medicine website

Showcasing UI undergraduate research

UI undergraduate student works with faculty mentor on research project

More than 140 of the UI's most talented undergraduate researchers will showcase their work Wednesday, July 30, at the ninth annual UI Summer Undergraduate Research Conference. The event, sponsored by the UI Graduate College, will be from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Iowa Memorial Union and is free and open to the public. Story

UI study finds potential genetic link between epilepsy and neurodegenerative disorders

University of Iowa researchers have identified the basic cellular mechanism that goes awry in prickle mutant flies, leading to the epilepsy-like seizures. Story


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