2013.05.08 | By University Communication and Marketing | 10:30 AM
Do you work with an information technology (IT) staffer who exhibits excellent leadership through engagement, impact, initiative, or personal growth? If so, nominate them now for the first University of Iowa IT Leadership Award. Story
The University of Iowa’s Hancher will present Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience on Friday, May 17, at 6:30 p.m. in the Iowa City Pedestrian Mall, next to the Sheraton Hotel. The concert will kick off the 2013 edition of the Summer of the Arts Friday Night Concert Series. Story
The UI Foundation unveiled the newest fundraising campaign on May 2, “For Iowa. Forever More: The Campaign for the University of Iowa,” with one of the campaign’s three main goals being to ensure a healthier and more sustainable world.
Story from: The Daily Iowan
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