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Lee Hauser works with a pair of undergraduate researchers examining mussels in the Iowa River. Photo by Tim Schoon.
Published: 2014.10.30 | By Gary Galluzzo | 10:37 AM
Published: 2014.10.30
By Gary Galluzzo
10:37 AM
University of Iowa engineering graduate student Lee Hauser studies mussels in the Iowa River with an eye on a career in water resource engineering after graduation. Story
 

TIER update: Regents to meet Nov. 14

The Iowa Board of Regents will hold a telephonic meeting Friday, Nov. 14, from 2-3:30 p.m. to consider action on eight TIER administrative business cases presented by Deloitte Consulting LLP at the board’s Oct. 2 meeting. Story

UI student studies mussels, aims at career in water resource engineering

Lee Hauser studies mussels on the Iowa River

University of Iowa engineering graduate student Lee Hauser studies mussels in the Iowa River with an eye on a career in water resource engineering after graduation. Story

Economics of obesity

David Frisvold, assistant professor of economics, will present “Public Policy and Personal Health: Effective tools for combatting obesity,” on Wednesday, Nov. 12, at noon in the Iowa Theater, Iowa Memorial Union. Story

Hancher to present Roberta Flack at Riverside Casino & Golf Resort Event Center

Robert Flack

With songs like “Killing Me Softly with His Song” and “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” to her credit, Roberta Flack has crafted essential parts of the American soundtrack. The University of Iowa’s Hancher will present Flack on Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Riverside Casino & Golf Resort Event Center. Story

UI students get inside look at ecology through research study

A dozen undergraduates at the University of Iowa learned about biodiversity in a hands-on way: The students worked with biologist Andrew Forbes and graduate students to inventory insect populations in urban areas, as part of a biodiversity study. Some said the experience may influence their career choice. Story

Green spaces don't ensure biodiversity in urban areas

Picture of walnut fly, one of insects studied by UI researchers as part of research into biodiverrsity in ruban areas.

Green spaces in cities are great, but they don't ensure biodiversity, according to University of Iowa biologists. The team found insect abundance was lacking in two common urban trees, suggesting insect movement may be limited by barriers, such as roads and buildings. Results appear in the journal PLOS ONE. Story

Iowa City girl, 11, to be Honorary Kid Captain when Hawkeyes take on Northwestern

Caitlyn Hill

In 2013, Caitlyn Hill underwent a bone marrow transplant at University of Iowa Children's Hospital. Today, she has 100 percent donor red blood cells and is considered cured of sickle cell anemia. Story

Harkin visits PBDB researchers

People talking in a lab.

Senator Tom Harkin visited the University of Iowa's Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building Oct. 28 to learn about federally funded research under way at the facility, and to emphasize the health and economic impact of funded research. Photo Feature

'It's On Us' pledge drive encouraging students, staff, and faculty to stand up to sexual assault

It's on us poster with signatures

University of Iowa student organizations are holding an "It's On Us" pledge drive on Tuesday, Oct. 28; Wednesday, Oct. 29; and Thursday, Oct. 30. Story

Hancher to present 'Healing Wars' by contemporary dance pioneer Liz Lerman

Image from Healing Wars

As the culmination of an extended residency that has touched many areas of the UI campus, Liz Lerman brings her newest work, "Healings Wars," to University of Iowa's Space Place Theatre Nov. 13-15. Story

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