Professor emeritus Hans Breder passed away Sunday at age 81. Breder founded the internationally renowned and highly influential Intermedia program in the UI’s School of Art and Art History in 1968; Breder directed Intermedia from its establishment until his retirement in 2000 and remained a prolific artist throughout his life.
A study from the UI College of Public Health finds that chemicals used to manufacture plastic food and water containers in recent years do not cause obesity. The chemicals replaced another chemical that was found to cause a host of endocrine-health issues.
A study from the UI College of Public Health finds farmers and farmworkers in the United States continue to take their own lives at a rate higher than that of people who work in other professions and industries.
A new business at Principal Park that delivers concessions to Iowa Cubs fans at their seats was developed by University of Iowa students in the Bedell Entrepreneurship Learning Laboratory, the UI’s student business incubator.
Investigators have determined the cause of the fire was accidental and that it was likely started by an idle electrical extension cord.