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Financial Career Started With a Ride on a Hog Truck

Monday, April 4, 2022
Henry B. Tippie, who has died at age 95, grew up on a farm, earned an accounting degree and put the Rollins brothers’ finances in order so they could buy Orkin. Read more about this important University of Iowa benefactor and alumni.

UI faculty make impact in translating diverse population into representation in West Liberty

Wednesday, March 23, 2022
For about 10 years, West Liberty has had a Latino-majority population but it wasn't until this year that the city was represented by a Latino-majority city council. Alongside Dana Dominguez, Omar Martinez, Jose Zacarias, Cara McFerren, and Diane Beranek serve on the council, along with Mayor Katie McCullough.

UI researchers find parasitic wasp is multiple species

Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Biologists at the University of Iowa have determined that a parasitic wasp is actually 16 species. The group was led by Andrew Forbes, associate professor in the Department of Biology.

UI researchers use AI to address vision impairments in prematurely born babies

Tuesday, February 15, 2022
University of Iowa researchers are using artificial intelligence to address vision impairments in prematurely born babies. The research, led by Michael Abramoff, professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, was featured in the NIH director's blog.

The Rise of A.I. Fighter Pilots

Friday, January 21, 2022
Tom Schnell, director of the UI's Operator Performance Labortaory, is featured in this story about how artificial intelligence technology is being developed to fly warplanes.

'Arbitrary' cutoffs of THC levels make it difficult to measure impaired driving

Friday, January 14, 2022
Timothy Brown, director of drugged driving research and the University of Iowa’s National Advanced Driving Simulator, said that there’s a need for “better research that provides guidance for individuals about when it’s safe to drive.”

Damani Phillips discusses his latest album “No More Apologies”

Friday, January 7, 2022
Damani Phillips discusses his latest album “No More Apologies.” Phillips is the director of jazz studies at the University of Iowa, an associate professor of African-American Studies and the author of “What is This Thing Called Soul: Conversation on Black Culture and Jazz Education.”

State lab rushing $9.2M expansion to help with COVID-19

Wednesday, January 5, 2022
The University of Iowa has until June 30, 2023, to complete a federally-funded, $9.2 million expansion of its State Hygienic Lab, which has served Iowa’s public health needs for more than a century and processed about 1.6 million COVID-19 specimens over the past nearly two years.

Flood expert talks about new Missouri River flood map site

Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Larry Weber, co-creator of the Iowa Flood Center, appears as a guest on the KMA Land radio program "The Morning Line" to talk about a new website that allows Iowans to get real-time information online about flood conditions along the Missouri River.

Experts talk about aging effects of prison time

Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Criminologists at the University of Iowa were guests on Iowa Public Radio's "River to River" program to talk about their study examining how prison time accelerates biological aging among African Americans.