Funds available for Innovations in Teaching with Technology

Proposals accepted Sept. 15 through Oct. 15
A University of Iowa program supports innovative instructional technology projects with potential to directly impact student success and retention.

Environmental health research proposals sought by UI center

UI researchers can apply for up to $40,000 in pilot grant funding.
The University of Iowa’s Environmental Health Sciences Research Center is accepting pilot grant proposals from UI investigators for innovative environmental health research.

Funds available for Innovations in Teaching with Technology

Proposals accepted Sept. 18 through Oct. 17
The Academic Technologies Advisory Council will be accepting proposals for the Innovations in Teaching with Technology Awards Sept. 18 through Oct. 17.

UI research funding tops $400 million for fifth year

Researchers increase funding share from industrial and philanthropic sources
The University of Iowa topped $400 million in external research funding for the fifth consecutive year, through gains in corporate, industry, and philanthropic funding that helped offset cutbacks in federal research funding amid tight budgets and the government-mandated sequestration. Total share of external funding for fiscal 2013 was $424 million.

UI research funding again tops $400 million

The University of Iowa eclipsed $400 million in external funding for research for the fourth consecutive year. The UI’s total share of external funding for fiscal 2012 was $438 million, up 3.2 percent compared to fiscal 2011, when excluding short-term stimulus funding. The UI also landed a record number of grant awards.

KWWL Ride supports Batten research

A horse ride across Iowa is raising funds for Batten disease research at the University of Iowa.

Arts campus revival

Regents approve funding, designs for replacement buildings
The Iowa Board of Regents on Wednesday voted to approve schematic designs and funding to bring arts buildings destroyed by the 2008 flood back to life, a significant step forward in the campus recovery process.