The University of Iowa has partnered with a federal agency to conduct a series of workshops across the country aimed at helping secondary school STEM teachers introduce innovation and entrepreneurship concepts into their teaching.
Jasper S. Halekas, associate professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has won an Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal from NASA.
“When you think about remixing and collage, it’s about playing what is well known and then de-familiarizing yourself with it,” said Paul Miller (aka DJ Spooky) at the fourth Creative Matters lecture on Oct. 12.
UI study highlights value of instructing men to focus on women’s nonverbal cues when gauging sexual interest
A study led by University of Iowa psychology professor Teresa Treat provides the starting point for applications that could enhance prevention programs for sexual aggression on college campuses.
University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld highlights the Cheatum Group as an example of how collaborative research and teaching come together at the UI.
More stringent state policies on lighting could reduce farm vehicle traffic accidents by more than half
A new study from the University of Iowa College of Public Health finds that traffic accidents involving farm vehicles in the Midwest would decrease by more than 50 percent if states required more lighting and reflection on those vehicles.
The Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development (OVPRED) is accepting applications for fiscal year 2017 Internal Funding Initiatives. These programs encourage leading edge scholarship, creative activities and interdisciplinary research. The deadline for proposals is Thursday, December 1, 2016.
University of Iowa faculty interested in learning how to translate their research into a device, service, or business are invited to apply to the UI’s Faculty Innovators Workshop, a four-week version of the UI Venture School designed to help participants develop marketable ideas and accelerate the startup process.
The next cohort starts Oct. 25, and workshop sessions run from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 25, Nov. 1, Nov. 9, and Nov. 15 in Room 1459 of the Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building.
Finance professor Art Durnev says increased political uncertainty is having an effect on business managers’ planning decisions more than it has in the past because of increased divisiveness.
University of Iowa scientists have contributed to the latest findings about what happened to the water on early Mars. Jasper Halekas, investigator on the MAVEN mission, led one of several studies that revealed swings in the planet’s water loss depended on Mars’s distance from the sun.