Study may change perception of benefits of work-at-home option
By: Richard C. Lewis | 2017.01.18 | 09:36 am
Telecommuting may not be as advantageous as employees think. A new study shows working from home adds extra hours to the work week, at little additional pay. The findings may change workers’ perceptions of the value of telecommuting and could spur employers to better define the work-at-home workday.
UI physicist Usha Mallik searches for ‘bottom quark’ that could confirm existence of ‘God particle’
By: Richard C. Lewis | 2017.01.13 | 08:33 am
University of Iowa physicist Usha Mallik is at the forefront of the search to confirm the existence of a particle believed to give mass to all matter. Her group helped build and operates a sub-detector to search for bottom quarks, which are thought to appear when a Higgs boson decays.
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2017.01.11 | 11:13 am
University of Iowa alumnus and climate science pioneer James Hansen has received the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Climate Change for his contributions to climate science. He and Princeton University scientist Syukuro Manabe were jointly recognized for constructing the first computational models to simulate climate behavior.
By: Office of Strategic Communications | 2017.01.11 | 11:02 am
Bonnie Sunstein has received a Community Impact Grant from the Office of Outreach and Engagement.
External Media | 2017.01.04 | 03:46 pm
Finance majors in the Tippie College of Business teach financial literacy skills to at-risk students in Iowa City high schools.
UI report helps consumers navigate funeral homes’ prices and language
By: Richard C. Lewis | 2017.01.04 | 01:30 pm
A new report from the University of Iowa’s School of Social Work analyzes funeral homes’ terminology and pricing, which can help relatives planning final arrangements for a loved one. UI students collected information from 48 funeral homes in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Des Moines, and Sioux City.
UI archivist seeks info about 1965 alumnus
By: David McCartney | 2017.01.03 | 03:28 pm
UI archivist David McCartney is seeking to learn more about a 1965 graduate and political activist from Des Moines. Can you help?
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2017.01.03 | 11:59 am
The University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA) has set a museum record for participation and attendance at events during the 2015–16 academic year. The UIMA drew 627,672 visitors, surpassing the previous record of 538,260 set in 2013–14.
Ted Pacha, a longtime Hawkeye supporter, makes major commitment to Kinnick Edge Campaign
By: Dana Larson | 2017.01.02 | 08:15 am
Iowa City resident Ted Pacha and his wife, Deb, have made a $5 million leadership gift to the Kinnick Edge Campaign, which will help with renovations to the north end zone at Kinnick Stadium.