University of Iowa Office of Research and Economic Development (OVPR&ED), the City of Iowa City, the Iowa City Area Development Group (ICAD), and the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center are hosting a grand opening for MERGE and protostudios on June 15 from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. The new collaboration space for entrepreneurs is housed at 136 S. Dubuque Street on the pedestrian mall in downtown Iowa City. A ribbon cutting and remarks by University and City leaders, including Mayor Jim Throgmorton, will start at 4:00pm.
Patients in rural hospitals can save thousands of dollars if local hospital is part of tele-emergency room network
Patients in small towns can save thousands of dollars in health care costs if their local rural hospital is part of a tele-emergency room network, according to a new study from the University of Iowa.
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.
Since the 1950s, the University of Iowa has given undergraduates the opportunity to work with top space scientists to build instruments that have travelled throughout our solar system and beyond. That hands-on experience has landed Hawkeyes jobs with NASA and prepared them for success in many other important industries.
UI engineering professor David Cwiertny decided to spend his sabbatical working for the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and hopes his experience will inform his next course, Politics and Economics of Food, Energy and Water Systems. Cwiertny recently sat down with “Iowa Now” to discuss his time in D.C.
A University of Iowa study shows that college admission officers are more likely to accept low-income students if they have a better understanding of the high schools those students attend. The findings will be discussed at a May 22 symposium at the UI College of Education.
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.
UI earth and environmental sciences professor David Peate is participating in an international expedition to study how Earth’s continents and oceans evolved. The shipboard team is drilling cores in the seabed of the South China Sea, and some of those samples will come to Iowa for analysis.
Paul Gilbert, assistant professor of community and behavioral health in the University of Iowa College of Public Health, is studying people who quit drinking without using a treatment program. He’s interested to see what those who chose the “cold turkey” method can teach us about navigating successful roads to recovery.
A documentary about a collection of 100-year-old films preserved with the help of the University of Iowa will have its world premiere at the American Film Institute’s prestigious AFI DOCS film festival in Washington, D.C., in June. The films, literally saved from the trash heap, are archived in Special Collections.