The University of Iowa is joining with local officials in efforts to make Johnson County a hub for research and testing of driverless cars.
UI's College of Medicine is hosting eight faculty members, and seven of their students, from small colleges and universities around the state for this year's FUTURE program, which gives the visitors access to UI's research facilities and faculty expertise during the summer months.
The Carver College of Medicine has welcomed 150 undergraduate students this summer to participate in the college’s many research programs, which offer participants an early taste of hands-on work in a laboratory as well as valuable time with faculty members in their area of interest.
The UI Carver College of Medicine is hosting eight faculty members, along with seven of their students, from small colleges and universities around the state for this year's FUTURE program, which gives the visitors access to UI's research facilities and faculty expertise during the summer months.
A researcher from the UI Office of the State Archaeologist is surveying the Milwaukee Railroad Shops Historic District in Sioux City for artifacts before new construction; Cindy Peterson said she expected to find anything from ancient bolts, to buried coal cinders and broken tools.
Researchers at the University of Iowa have developed a vaccine that can combat dust-mite allergies by naturally switching the immune response.
The average American child is exposed to nearly four hours of background television a day; UI professor Deb Linebarger calls that an “astounding amount” and urges parents to use television “with a purpose.”
UI researchers have discovered that women with pre-eclampsia have highly elevated levels of copeptin; this discovery will allow doctors to test for that biomarker and determine risk of developing pre-eclampsia as early as the 6th week of pregnancy, months before any symptoms develop.
Local economic development leaders and University of Iowa researchers are rolling out the welcome mat for the tech companies and automakers at the forefront of the driverless-car race with the hopes of attracting engineering teams and testing efforts to the Iowa City area.
UI College of Education faculty and students are working to serve K-12 students whose families are migrant workers in Williamsburg, Iowa, alongside their English Language Learners teacher, a UI graduate and former migrant worker herself.