A wealth of studies have examined the benefits of earning a college degree, including the College of Education’s Professor Nicholas Bowman.
Jean Gordon, associate professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, is developing a tool to improve diagnosis of aphasia—the inability to speak, write, and/or understand language as a result of brain damage, usually stroke.
Eight Iowa state legislators visited the University of Iowa campus Nov. 7 as part of the Office of the Vice President for Research’s annual Legislators in the Lab tour of research and scholarship activities.
Students who take the Hawkeye Poll don’t just learn about the mechanics of polling—they also help to write and design the poll that’s developed a reputation for seeing Iowa caucus trends before anyone else.
Kevin Campbell and Michael Welsh will continue to serve as Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigators for another five years following renewal of their appointments by HHMI.
University of Iowa physicists reported that the spacecraft Voyager 2 has entered interstellar space. BBC spoke with Don Gurnett, professor emeritus in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, and carried his comments in a print story and in a broadcast on the BBC World Service radio.
University of Iowa researchers report the spacecraft Voyager 2 has reached interstellar space, following Voyager 1’s historic passage six years ago. In the study, the researchers note a jump in plasma density detected by an Iowa-led plasma wave instrument on the spacecraft as evidence.
University of Iowa-led study shows Southern California earthquakes increased stress on major fault line
A University of Iowa-led study has found that a series of Southern California earthquakes last summer increased stress on the Garlock Fault, which has been dormant for at least a century. The results were published in the journal “Geophysical Research Letters.”
University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld joined university administrators and faculty to visit the childhood home in Mount Pleasant of James Van Allen, the legendary Iowa physicist who discovered the radiation belts around Earth. Van Allen’s home is now a museum dedicated to the scientist’s accomplishments.