Research funding at the University of Iowa in Fiscal Year 2020 is helping power a wide array of investigations into everything from COVID-19 and diabetes treatments, to depression, papermaking, and the poetry of Walt Whitman.
In a twist on the saying about life and lemons, University of Iowa researchers have trained their collective expertise on understanding and neutralizing the dangers COVID-19 poses to human health and society even as the pandemic has kept many of them away from campus for months in the interest of health and safety.
Test Iowa reached a milestone today: 100,000 tests have been conducted, all by the State Hygienic Lab (SHL) at the University of Iowa, since the program began on April 25.
Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a statement to announce the test numbers.
Practicing safety in University of Iowa laboratories has never been more pertinent than it is today, in the midst of a global pandemic.
As the university begins to transition back to campus for work, the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) office is looking for examples of faculty and staff who are putting safety first in innovative ways.