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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

Achievements: UI faculty, staff, students, and alumni making news

University staff, faculty, students, and alumni are accomplishing great things every day. See who's making news with awards, publications, promotion and tenure, and more. Story

University of Iowa program in Des Moines aims to help entrepreneurs develop their businesses


The UI John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC) is bringing Venture School to Des Moines this fall: “Basically it’s a way to help entrepreneurs vet their ideas before they write a business plan and spend a year developing a product,” said JPEC director Lynn Allendorf. Story from: Des Moines Business Record

Des Moines Business Record

'Magical Mythical Tour'

The Beatles in America

Donna Parsons, a lecturer in the UI School of Music and the Honors Program, invites a Des Moines audience down "The Long and Winding Road" of the formative years for young John, Paul, George, and Ringo, with “Magical Mythical Tour: In Search of the Beatles,” on Tuesday, Aug. 12. 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 launches new site for construction projects

building for Iowa website

To manage questions about multiple campus construction projects, UI Facilities Management has rolled out the “Building for Iowa” web page, showing project schedules and completion dates, building costs, and what to expect from new facilities. Story from: KCRG


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

Researchers find changes in agriculture increase high river flow rates

University of Iowa researchers examined how changes in rainfall amounts and an increase in the amount of acreage used to grow such crops as corn and soybeans can affect the volume of river water flow in the U.S. Midwest. Results appear in the journal Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. Story

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


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