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UI partners with Ottumwa for health survey


In partnership with UI Prevention Research Center for Rural Health, Ottumwa officials have identified community health concerns and have launched Active Ottumwa to encourage physical activity. Story from: Ottumwa Courier

Ottumwa Courier

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

UI entrepreneurship campers create new ice cream flavor

entrepreneurship campers

Fifth and sixth-graders created a tasty ice cream treat this week as part of the week-long Jacobson Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship camp at the UI, which shapes young minds on how to network, budget, and make a product. Story from: KCRG


UI research discovers early marker for preeclampsia

nurse and patient

University of Iowa researchers have found an early detector of preeclampsia in pregnant women; a simple blood test can find an excess of a certain hormone that could predict the condition as early as six weeks into pregnancy. Story from: KGAN


UI researchers find early predictor for preeclampsia

preganant woman in red

University of Iowa researchers have discovered a biomarker that could give expecting mothers and their doctors the first simple blood test to reliably predict that a pregnant woman may develop preeclampsia, at least as early as 6 weeks into the pregnancy. Story

Researchers concerned about Iowa climate

swollen Iowa River

Iowa flood researcher Larry Weber says severe weather events could become the "new normal" if changes to curb carbon emissions aren't made soon. Story from: KGAN


Gurnett: Latest data confirms Voyager I in interstellar space

Voyager I

The latest data from UI space physicist Don Gurnett's plasma wave instrument aboard Voyager I confirms that the craft has reached interstellar space. Story from: Space.com


UI Flood Center maps aid individuals, business-owners with real-time predictions

flood innundation map

Larry Weber, director of IIHR at the University of Iowa, says the Iowa Flood Center website, with flood inundation maps built directly onto Google Maps, is an easy-to-understand, real-time view of how close floodwater will get to your favorite campground, or your front door. Story from: KCCI


Volunteers needed for UI booth at State Fair

Hands rolling a poster at the state fair

University of Iowa faculty, staff, and alumni: We’d love to have your help at the UI’s exhibit at the Iowa State Fair, Aug. 7-17, in Des Moines. Fair admission, parking passes, and a Hawkeye T-shirt will be provided. Story

UI study finds walking improves mood, eases fatigue in those with Parkinson's disease

Two people walk down a road

In yet another endorsement for getting on your feet and walking, UI researchers said Wednesday that people with mild to moderate Parkinson’s disease may improve their motor function, mood, fatigue levels, and more by taking regular aerobic walks. Story from: Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times


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