Synthetic polymers which mimic black carbon materials can be created in the laboratory and applied to soil and water along with specialized bacteria to break down hazardous contaminants.
University of Iowa Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Iowa Flood Center Director Witold Krajewski has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering for his innovative research and leadership in flood prediction and mitigation.
Renee Anthony, professor of occupational and environmental health in the University of Iowa College of Public Health, offers updated advice to protect against transmission of the virus, including the practice of double-masking as well as other masking tips and reminders.
Cardio Diagnostics, a University of Iowa faculty startup, has commercially launched a new home clinical test for assessing patients’ heart disease risk. The product, the Epi+Gen CHD at-home sampling kit, was made possible through a license held by the UI Research Foundation.
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted and reshaped many aspects of our lives, but it hasn’t stopped University of Iowa (UI) students from exploring some of life’s most interesting questions through research, scholarship, and creative activity. To celebrate students’ ingenuity, resilience, and innovation, the UI Office of the Vice President for Research is sponsoring the Dare to Discover campaign, featuring 52 undergraduate and graduate students who are making waves in many disciplines across campus.
A study from the University of Iowa College of Public Health finds ag workers have a 46% greater chance of developing dementia than workers in other fields.
A new study from Tippie College of Business Professor Chad Van Iddekinge finds that rehiring former employees has many benefits, but the firm’s goals determine whether it’s wise to catch a boomerang employee.
A study from Stephen Courtright, professor of management and entrepreneurship in the Tippie College of Business, finds that employers need to stop giving dysfunctional managers a pass when they abuse their employees for the long-term health of the firm.
.The University of Iowa is distributing the first $7.5 million of the investment revenue generated from the public-private partnership (P3) for its utility system.