Teresa Mangum, director of the Obermann Center, has been elected Secretary of the National Humanities Alliance Board of Directors, the largest humanities advocacy group in the country, located in Washington, D.C.
Two University of Iowa students will attend the Association of Public & Land Grant Universities (APLU) Making our CASE (Catalyzing Advocacy for Science and Engineering) program in Washington, D.C., next month.
A University of Iowa economist is studying how obesity rates are affected in communities where restaurants publish the calorie counts of the food they serve, an effort that is part of a broader campaign to reduce the number of Americans who are overweight.
We all know that the University of Iowa has rivals across the fields, courts, pools, and tracks of the Big Ten Conference, but lesser known is the long-standing, high-impact collaborations the UI has with these same universities.
The discovery of a new T. rex fossil suggests that the tyrannosaur “honed its sensory toolbox before it gained massive size,” says University of Iowa faculty member Christopher Brochu, who studies the evolutionary history of dinosaurs.
Usha Mallik, professor of physics and astronomy in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, plays a key role in ATLAS, a particle physics experiment at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN that is searching for new discoveries in the head-on collisions of protons of extraordinarily high energy.
SantosHuman, a company that grew out of ongoing research at the University of Iowa, is working with the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research to enhance effectiveness and reduce injuries among that country’s military members.
SantosHuman (SHI), a company that grew out of ongoing research at the University of Iowa, has begun working with the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) to enhance effectiveness and reduce injuries among that country’s military members.
University of Iowa student Caroline Wadman and her faculty mentor, Gerene Denning, will head to Washington, D.C., to participate in a selective research showcase called Posters on the Hill. Wadman's project focuses on ATV-related deaths and injuries and will inform educational materials.
David Cwiertny will focus on the science and technology of water policy in Washington, D.C.