Creativity animates life, connects people and is central to our human experience. That is the driving idea behind the Creative Matters lecture series, which continues this spring with a group of speakers who challenge us to think in new ways about the arts, sciences, business and engineering.
As part of the spring 2017 semester, eight new Climate Narrative Project fellows will be combining various forms of art and storytelling to explore the theme of “Envisioning a Regenerative City in an Age of Climate Change.”
Faculty, staff, students, and research administrators are invited to fine-tune their National Science Foundation (NSF) grant proposals at a specialized, eight-session workshop lead by George Malanson, Coleman-Miller Professor in the Department of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences.
The U.S. Department of Transportation has named the Iowa City/Cedar Rapids corridor and the University of Iowa’s National Advanced Driving Simulator as one of 10 designated automated vehicle proving ground sites in the nation.
On Feb. 6, the University of Iowa and the University of Iowa Foundation announced the successful conclusion of For Iowa. Forever More: The Campaign for the University of Iowa. The campaign yielded $1.975 billion from more than 272,000 alumni and friends of the university.
Staying “Army Strong” requires being on the cutting edge of research and technology.
Patients taking a new class of drugs to reduce cholesterol do not experience an increase in side effects like memory impairment or nervous system disorders, but may have an increased risk of cataracts, according to a study led by a UI College of Public Health researcher.
Christopher Adams, professor of internal medicine in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, has been named the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center Endowed Chair. The five-year appointment became effective Jan. 1, 2017.
Amanda Haertling Thein has published “Rethinking Identity and Adolescence in the Teaching of Literature: Implications for Pre-Service Teacher Education.”
UI College of Engineering partners with Hong Kong University of Science and Technology for annual design challenge
Hong Kong University students are working with UI students as part of the Virtual International Project Team program, a year-long design challenge that prepares students to work across borders. Long-standing partner Aix-Marseille University in France will continue to participate.