The University of Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates (ICRU) will become part of the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR), effective Feb. 1.
Applications are being accepted until March 8 for seed funding to support collaborative research and scholarship between University of Iowa (UI) and Iowa State University (ISU) faculty.
University of Iowa geologists are leading an effort to determine whether an ancient geologic formation in northeast Iowa contains precious minerals. The researchers are dating the underground rocks to find out whether they’re similar to a geologic complex in Minnesota known to possess valuable metals.
When Ryan Reis isn’t in class pursuing an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences, you might find him conducting research on tumors in Dr. David Soll’s lab in the Department of Biology, volunteering in the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, job shadowing an oncology doctor, or engaging with one of two student organizations, Medicus and Best Buddies.
UI senior Erica Cole started a company called No Limbits after she lost her leg in a car accident last May. The company makes custom prosthetic limbs.