The state chapter of Habitat for Humanity contributed $24 million to Iowa’s economy and accounted for hundreds of jobs, according to a study by the University of Iowa’s Public Policy Center. The report covers Habitat's activities statewide in 2011. Story
Daniel Reed, the University of Iowa’s vice president for research and economic development, will urge congressional lawmakers to support exascale computing, the next-generation of supercomputers designed to tackle complex societal questions, from climate change to the human mind. Reed will testify at a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Energy on Wednesday, May 22. Story
A group of University of Iowa faculty are headed to northwest Iowa May 21-24 as members of the 8th annual Faculty Engagement Corps, stopping in Orange City, Okoboji, Estherville, Spencer, Lester, Le Mars, Sioux City, Sergeant Bluff, and Storm Lake. Story
From Tuesday, May 21 to Friday, May 24, follow the University of Iowa's 2013 Faculty Engagement Corps tour of northwest Iowa, including Orange City, Okoboji, Estherville, Spencer, Lester, Le Mars, Sioux City, Sergeant Bluff, and Storm Lake. Story
The Office of the Provost at the University of Iowa is establishing an Office of Outreach and Engagement to promote collaboration between UI faculty, staff, and students and community partners across the state. Story
A hearing loop installed in a University of Iowa lecture room is helping people who use hearing aids and cochlear implants, and plans are under way to add more on campus--including in the new Hancher when it's completed.
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Comprehensive fund-raising campaign aims to raise $1.7 billion to educate students for a global society; ensure a healthier and more sustainable world through research; and enrich commerce, culture, and communities for Iowans. Story