A University of Iowa researcher has received a $155,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop an analytical tool that uses data to help planners and policy makers detect population shifts and environmental changes.
Communicating complex scientific research to a lay audience is an important skill for researchers—but it doesn’t always come naturally.
The University of Iowa is digitizing its fossil collection to make the more than 1 million specimens more accessible to researchers and to the public. The fossils span a vast range of Iowa's geological history, from 500 million years ago to the near-present. It's located in Trowbridge Hall.
Researchers in the Tippie College of Business and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences have developed an algorithm to predict the probability of a movie making a profit at the box office.
UI's Iowa Electronic Market was the first political prediction market, and its success suggests the wisdom of crowds can help to foresee future events.
Graduates in UI’s Class of 2016 are finding jobs thanks to a strong hiring economy and the help of the university’s Pomerantz Career Center.
Twitching during sleep was once believed to be a byproduct of dreaming, but according to research by Mark Blumberg, University of Iowa F. Wendell Miller Distinguished Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences, twitching during REM sleep actually helps the development of the brain in young organisms.
University of Iowa student Eric Pahl and recent graduate Dalton Shaull recently won $25,000 from the Iowa Economic Development Authority for their startup business, called Organizer. Shaull was motivated to start the project after watching his friend fight off a disease as he waited for a transplant.
Buddy Lazier's No. 4 Indy 500 car, emblazoned with a Tigerhawk logo, will raise awareness for the University of Iowa's Wynn Institute for Vision Research during the race on May 29. The cause is close to Lazier's heart: His daughter suffers from severe glaucoma.
University of Iowa education professor Cassie Barnhardt and Nick Bowman, director of the UI Center for Research on Undergraduate Education, offer insight on efforts to improve racial environments on college campuses.