President Harreld discusses the important research that public universities contribute to the world and raises concerns about what happens when institutions like the UI lose public support.
With spring soon bringing cyclists back to the roadways, “Iowa Now” sat down to talk with Cara Hamann, an associate in the University of Iowa College of Public Health who’s using her bike safety research to influence public policy and keep riders from getting hurt.
Public Policy Center researchers receive funding to continue development of Patient-Centered Dental Home model
Julie Reynolds and Peter Damiano, with the UI Public Policy Center’s Health Policy Program, were awarded a grant renewal from the DentaQuest Foundation to continue developing the Patient-Centered Dental Home (PCDH) model.
Allison Bruhn, an assistant professor of special education in the College of Education, has received the 2017 Ted Carr Initial Researcher Award.
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.
Effective collaboration starts with something very simple: listening. Michael Rohd, Artistic Director of Center for Performance and Civic Practice and the Sojourn Theatre, will speak about his experiences collaborating with arts councils, service organizations, artists, community agencies and local governments around the country to make space and context for meaningful arts based partnership practice, 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 5 in the UI Art Building West, Room 240.
Former congressman Jim Leach writes in defense of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and touts the organization’s support of “vitally important intellectual work.” The visiting professor in the UI College of Law and former chairman of the NEH says that “the humanities are America's stock and trade.”
UI students Caleigh Bemont and Bridget Blair have siblings who suffered through trauma—one's sister battled a rare brain tumor, the other's brother was murdered. Together, they've founded a new business to provide emotional support to children who were in the same situation as they were.
Students from the University of Iowa’s Marketing Institute, part of the Tippie College of Business, have teamed up with the city of Maquoketa to boost tourism in the eastern Iowa community. It’s a win-win: Maquoketa gets more visitors, and the UI students get real-world marketing experience.
Two artists, an “unplayable” symphony performed in Iowa, and the impulses that drive us to tackle the impossible. That’s the subject of a new documentary film in the works by two University of Iowa professors that centers on the eight-hour inauguration of the Klais Organ in the Voxman Music Building. The pair are raising funds through GOLDrush, the University of Iowa’s crowdfunding platform, to complete the production of the film.