2014.09.29 | By Office of Strategic Communication | 11:28 AM
This fall, the University of Iowa revamped the UI Confidential Hotline—an online tool for reporting potential policy violations. Terry Johnson and Todd Stewart talk about the hotline and the UI community’s collective role in supporting ethical standards. Story
A new UI study finds twitches during rapid eye movement sleep comprise a different class of movement, which researchers say is further evidence that sleep twitches activate circuits throughout the developing brain and teach newborns about their limbs and what they can do with them. Story
A surprise glimpse into Iowa City’s past has opened the door for a more in-depth look into how the community’s earliest settlers lived, worked, and played—thanks to help from UI students and faculty and experts with the UI Office of the State Archaeologist.
Story from: The Gazette
A new pilot program in the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will enhance research opportunities for selected undergraduate students in science thanks to a $1 million gift to the UI Foundation from Robert J. and Sue B. Latham, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Story
Arts Share, the University of Iowa program that provides life-enriching arts experiences, had its busiest year ever during the 2013-14 academic year, with more than 300 events in 36 Iowa cities and towns. Story
The University of Iowa is hosting the 5th Annual Iowa Statewide Veterans Conference on Monday, Sept. 29th. Titled “Women of the Military,” the conference will focus on the dynamic impact women have on the military, as well as how the military impacts them. Story
Grant Brown, a student from Clive, Iowa, who is seeking his doctoral degree in biostatistics from the UI College of Public Health, is working with faculty member Jacob Oleson to develop open source software that will model and predict the spread of the Ebola epidemic.
Story from: UI College of Public Health website