Dan McGehee, of the National Advanced Driving Simulator at the University of Iowa, says safety is the main benefit of high-tech cars.
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More than 140 high school students from around Iowa, the U.S., and countries like Italy, China, South Korea, and Canada have come to the University of Iowa to learn at the Iowa Young Writers’ Studio. The students spend two weeks honing their craft and immersing themselves in Iowa City culture.
Jessica Graff, a spring 2017 graduate of the University of Iowa with degrees in English and engaged social innovation, wrote an essay about her honors thesis project, “The Interfaith Initiative.” Graff taught K-6 students about world religions and tolerance in after-school programs in the Iowa City, Iowa, area.
Pigeons, UI researcher Edward Wasserman has shown, can do a lot of what humans can do, including learning many new object categories simultaneously, selectively ignoring irrelevant information, and learning to recognize human emotional expressions, even on unfamiliar faces.
Ali Hval, a UI graduate student in art, helped officials from the city of Clinton, Iowa, and the UI’s Office of Outreach and Engagement unveil the mural she designed and painted at a ribbon cutting July 6. Hval’s mural adorns the historic Jacobsen Building in downtown Clinton.
College of Public Health professor Brian Kaskie has a unique vantage of the U.S. Senate’s health care reform debate, spending the year in Washington, D.C., working as a fellow on the staff of the Special Subcommittee on Aging.
A study from the College of Public Health finds that patients in rural areas can save money if their local hospital has a tele-ER service, which helps them avoid an expensive transfer to a better-equipped hospital in a larger city.
Proposed Medicaid cuts would make things harder for Iowa’s rural hospitals and could jeopardize access to health care for rural residents, says Keith Mueller, UI College of Public Health interim dean.
In this podcast, Cara Hamann, professor of epidemiology in the College of Public Health, discusses her research into the increasing number of bicycle fatalities in Iowa and how public policy can help make roads safer for bicyclists.
Faculty members Corinne Peek-Asa and Brandi Janssen of the College of Public Health talk about how to stay safe and avoid injury while having summer fun.