A UI undergraduate student and his UI colleagues have discovered one way in which the bubble of electrically charged particles around Saturn, also known as Saturn's magnetosphere, changes with the planet's seasons. The finding could change how we view the Earth's magnetosphere. Results appear in the Journal of Geophysical Research. Story
A University of Iowa study shows that older people can put off the aging of their minds by playing a simple game that primes their processing speed skills. The research showed participants' cognitive skills improved in a range of functions, from improving peripheral vision to problem solving. Results published in the journal "PLOS One." Story
Cathy Welch, director of statewide testing programming for the Iowa Testing Programs at the UI College of Education, says Iowa's new reading assessment tests determine a child's ability to not just read the words on a page but comprehend them in a story that is part of a series.
Story from: Quad-City Times
Hundreds of T-shirts, each with a different message, lined clotheslines on the UI Pentacrest lawn Thursday as part of the Rape Victim Advocacy Program's Clothesline Project, part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Story from: Iowa City Patch
Cindy Seyfer, director of student employment and senior associate director in the University of Iowa Office of Student Financial Aid, has received the 2013 Lola Lopes Award for Undergraduate Student Advocacy. Story
A 10-member delegation from one of Russia’s premier research institutions visited the University of Iowa this past week to gather ideas to help improve its growing university. The visit was hosted primarily by the UI College of Education's Belin-Blank Center. Story
2013.04.25 | By University Communication and Marketing | 11:07 AM
Know a University of Iowa staff member who's done something really great for the university, the community, or the state? Now's your chance to nominate her or him for some of the university's top staff honors. Story