2013.04.01 | By University Communication and Marketing | 07:00 AM
Ben Rogers, director of Research Services in UI Information Technology Services (ITS), will present "Big Data: What's the Fuss?" from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11 in 1117 University Capitol Centre at the Old Capitol Town Center as part of the Public Digital Humanities for Lunch series. Story
Daniel McGehee, director of the Human Factors and Vehicle Safety Research Program at the University of Iowa, says adults are more open than teens about texting-while-driving because they don't fear reprisals and figure they don't have anything to lose.
Story from: Des Moines Register
The University of Iowa’s Hancher will present "Kindur: The Adventurous Life of Icelandic Sheep" by Compagnia TPO on Tuesday, April 9 at 7 p.m. at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Compagnia TPO is a company on the frontier of interactive performances. Story
2013.03.25 | By University Communication and Marketing | 10:27 AM
University of Iowa staff members who wish to begin or continue their undergraduate education can apply for funding support from the Robert F. Ray Staff Scholarship, offered through the Division of Continuing Education. The application deadline is April 1. Story
Chemicals such as phosphine gas, used to control pests, can also be a hazard in bins—particularly at harvest time—according to Kelley Donham, director of the UI's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health, in a story on the risks grain bins pose to farmers.
Story from: Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier
Brian Kaskie, associate director for public policy at the UI’s Center on Aging, says that some people find it necessary to work to make ends meet or just to live their retirement years in the fullest possible way in a story on the growing number of retirees continuing to work.
Story from: Democrat and Chronicle