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New art museums for D.C., Iowa City, and San Francisco open this fall

Thursday, September 29, 2022
The home of the University of Iowa, however, has a prominent arts program at the school–Grant Wood taught there and Elizabeth Catlett was an early graduate–along with one of the finest college art museums anywhere.

‘Along Came a Spider’ author James Patterson donates to Iowa Writers’ Workshop

Wednesday, September 28, 2022
The University of Iowa, Howard University, PEN America and Scholastic Book Clubs are among the latest recipients of donations from James Patterson, the bestselling author who has given over $100 million to literary and literacy programs.

Regular weightlifting may extend your life, a new study suggests

Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Adults who reported that they lifted weights had a lower risk of mortality than those who did not, according to a new study led by Jessica Gorzelitz, an assistant professor of health promotion in the Department of Health and Human Physiology at the University of Iowa.

The University of Iowa’s Stanley Museum Reopens to the Public after 14 Years

Thursday, September 15, 2022
The Stanley Museum of Art’s grand reopening this year has provided an opportunity for the University of Iowa to reassert its excellence and re-examine its values in the world of art, starting with the building itself.

It's not 'just the flu'

Monday, September 12, 2022
Maurine Neiman, a faculty member in the Department of Biology who lost her son to influenza, co-authored an opinion-editorial about the dangers of the influenza virus and and misplaced comparisons of the flu with COVID-19.

Deadly car crashes hit a high in early 2022. Pandemic-fueled risky driving may be to blame

Friday, September 9, 2022
UI assistant professor Cara Hamann is quoted in this NBC News story about how car crashes are killing more and more people since the start of the pandemic — even though the volume of traffic hasn’t risen above pre-pandemic levels.

Race, Class and Traffic Deaths

Friday, September 9, 2022
UI professor of law Greg Shill is quoted in this story about a recent surge in vehicle crashes that is disproportionately harming lower-income families and Black Americans.

Q&A: What is 'critical race theory,' really? A new book tries to explain

Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Amid a nationwide debate over a once-obscure academic movement, UI Professor Victor Ray offers Americans a primer on its core concepts.

An Iowa Museum Renowned for Its Pollock Emerges From a Flood With a More Inclusive Mission

Wednesday, September 7, 2022
At the newly opened University of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art, white artists like Jackson Pollock and Grant Wood are no longer the focus its collection.

Apple Embraces the Ever-Expanding Dashboard Touchscreen

Monday, June 13, 2022
In Daniel McGehee's informed opinion, it’s simply too late to put the genie back in the bottle. People drive an average of 29 miles a day in the US. They have phones. They’re going to want to use their phones while they’re driving. The question is, how can they do it safely, free from the distraction of the distraction-stuffed devices in their pockets?