WHAT: National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Chair William “Bro” Adams will visit the University of Iowa campus Thursday and Friday, Aug. 27 and 28 to kick off the Creative Matters lecture series. Of particular interest to media may be Adams’ lecture and his tour of the UI Center for the Book, where he will watch a demonstration of historical papermaking and discussion of medieval manuscript program. He will also be visiting the Writers’ Workshop and making other stops during his two-day visit.
Dawn Bowlus, director of the UI's Jacobson Academy for Youth Entrepreneurship, says the key to a successful startup business is finding and solving problems.
UI undergraduate Madeleine Hoofnaggle researches scary video games and why so many people get a thrill being terrified.
A $7 million award from the National Center for Advancing Translational Science (NCATS) will support a wide range of activities to strengthen clinical research at the University of Iowa, engage communities and other stakeholders in Iowa research to improve health, and promote a robust and diverse translational workforce.
The award to the UI Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) is a renewal of a Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA).
Creativity is often seen as the driving force behind art, but an ambitious lecture series this year seeks to demonstrate that creativity is at the core of all research and discovery, whether it takes place in the laboratory or on the dance floor.