It was a busy year on campus and we've got you covered. Take a look at this video to see highlights from 2014 at the University of Iowa.
University of Iowa Spanish and Portuguese professor Luis Martin-Estudillo recently received a $50,400 fellowship grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for his project titled Spanish Culture and the Rise of Euroskepticism (1939-2014). The NEH accepts a mere 7 percent of the fellowship applications it receives.
Aidan was diagnosed in Omaha, but his mother turned to University of Iowa Children's Hospital for answers. The University of Iowa is one of just 21 Huntington’s Disease Society of America Centers of Excellence nationwide, bringing together clinical services, education, and research opportunities to provide patients with access to the most advanced treatment options. Photo courtesy of UI Health Care Marketing and Communication.
A newly published study involving the University of Iowa finds crows have the brainpower to solve higher-order, relational-matching tasks, and they can do so spontaneously. That means crows join humans, apes, and monkeys in exhibiting advanced relational thinking, according to the research. Results appear in the journal Current Biology.
The first data from NASA's MAVEN mission is giving researchers clues about what happened to the water on Mars. UI professor Jasper Halekas is playing a major role in the discovery.
The Research Tracker combines data on routing forms, grants, contracts, and out-going sub-awards into one place and shows researchers and research administrators information not currently available in existing UI systems.
The University of Iowa maintains several student-staffed consulting firms where students get on-the-job training and help Iowa businesses become stronger.
Professor Rebekah Kowal is a dance researcher uncovering a lost history. She is exploring the way dance became an avenue for social change in the 1940s and 50s with U.S. citizens attending dance performances by global performers and by American dancers learning and performing dances from other cultures.
Workers on the University of Iowa campus are installing a 1,500-foot removable flood wall to encircle the Iowa Advanced Technology Laboratories (IATL) site this week.