Up through her senior year of college, Professor Anne Kwitek planned to become a veterinarian. Then, at a trip to her boyfriend’s farmhouse on Christmas morning, a veterinarian was there, arm deep in a cow helping it calf. Kwitek decided she was not so interested in becoming a veterinarian after all.
A collaborative UI initiative confronts the complex problem of obesity, challenging stereotypes about the disease and finding solutions to one of the nation's top health threats. It's not just about the food.
University of Iowa Spanish and Portuguese professor Luis Martin-Estudillo recently received a $50,400 fellowship grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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Two University of Iowa departments have received statewide grants for historic preservation.
The opening bell has rung for the 2016 Iowa Electronic Markets’ presidential and Congressional control markets that give traders the opportunity to buy and sell contracts that will predict the results of the next general election.
UI economics professor John Solow says that measuring the impact of temporary holiday retail hiring is difficult.
University of Iowa neuroscientists led by George Richerson, head of neurology in the UI Carver College of Medicine, have joined eight other research groups across the world that will work together on increasing the understanding of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP), the leading cause of death from epilepsy.
A Des Moines entrepreneur has a better way to achieve flat and level concrete, and a group of University of Iowa students is helping get the word out.