Health care is an ever-evolving field. From classroom education to technology, clinical programs, and research, the UI College of Nursing is working on many fronts to not only respond to change, but to answer it with innovation.
Lush green lawns dotted with trees and shrubs confer an aura of high social status on a household, and research by UI psychologist Rebecca Neel shows this association may make people hesitant to opt for natural landscapes requiring low water usage.
UI scientists have shown that a natural steroidal compound derived from green tomatoes boosts the growth of human muscle cells in lab cultures and is a potent inhibitor of muscle atrophy in mice.
New UI research has found that children born just a few weeks prematurely have more social, behavioral, and academic problems than children born at full term.
Herbert Hovenkamp, UI law professor and an expert in antitrust law, characterized Apple's e-book agreements and anti-poaching pact as “blatant restraints of trade.”
UI's Obermann Fellow-in-Residence Juan Pablo Hourcade, a UI associate professor in computer science and a computer science alumnus from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, discusses his forthcoming book, Designing Technologies for Children.
Deb Linebarger, UI associate professor of education, joins in a discussion on the role of homework for K-12 students.