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.
Investigators have determined the cause of the fire was accidental and that it was likely started by an idle electrical extension cord.
A June 11 fire in the Bowen Science Building caused an estimated $500,000 in damage, not including water damage. Administrators are working to determine the logistics for those impacted. Many will be housed within other space in the building. More information will be shared as it becomes available.
The University of Iowa and Cornell College are teaming up to give students more opportunities, enhancing their prospects for careers and graduate study with a new dual-degree program in public health.
The University of Iowa Office of Research and Economic Development is opening the new Research Development Office (RDO) in the hopes of increasing the number of faculty grant proposals for ambitious, collaborative, and possibly multi-institutional research. The RDO will be led by Aaron Kline, the newly hired research development officer.
Mgbechi Erondu received a Master of Fine Arts from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop in 2016 and will graduate this month from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. She hopes to use both fields—fiction writing and medicine—to remind the world of how much people matter to one another.
The University of Iowa Celebrating Excellence: Discovery and Innovation Awards Ceremony, held April 24, honored faculty, staff, postdoctoral fellows, undergraduates and graduate students, and mentors who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in their fields.
The stories of more than 50 researchers, scholars, and creators from across campus are being told through a series of black-and-gold banners installed this month throughout downtown Iowa City, along the Park Road bridge, and in Old Capitol Town Center/University Capitol Centre (UCC).
The Iowa City Science Booster Club, a partnership between the University of Iowa and the National Center for Science Education, supports local science education by providing a platform for fun, community-based science events. What’s the secret of the booster club’s success? Graduate student involvement.