Dan McGehee, of the National Advanced Driving Simulator at the University of Iowa, says safety is the main benefit of high-tech cars.
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.
The university recently completed the first part of an intellectual property policy revision process. The policy ensures that inventions by faculty and staff are clearly identified, adequately protected, and leveraged in a way that benefits the inventor, the university, and the public.
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.
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.
Jennifer Robinson, professor of epidemiology in the College of Public Health, says that to successfully improve risk-factor control for women suffering from cardiovascular disease, awareness efforts must be coupled with quality clinician education and implementation programs.