Articles from June 2016
The Office of the Vice President for Research emails a monthly e-newsletter with highlights of its activities
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
To forge connections between Big Ancient Mediterranean (BAM) and other digital humanities projects and to give digital scholars working across fields an opportunity to share their expertise and establish best practices for their projects, the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies partnered with two other groups to hold a conference June 6-8. The conference featured scholars from across the world...
Monday, June 20, 2016
The University of Iowa Research Foundation (UIRF) has hired Paula DeGrandis as its first-ever intellectual property attorney. DeGrandis received her J.D. from Northern Illinois University in 1998 and holds an M.S. in Molecular Biology. She has worked with both large and small companies and has experience in intellectual property strategy development and implementation, integration of business...
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Christopher Cheatum, Ph.D., an Associate Professor in the University of Iowa Department of Chemistry, will become the newest Administrative Faculty Fellow in the UI Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development (OVPR&ED), effective July 15. Cheatum will work alongside Administrative Faculty Fellow David Gier, Director of the UI School of Music and Erich Funke Professor in the...
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
The University of Iowa Research Foundation (UIRF) recently hired Kenneth Karanja as a new licensing associate to help faculty, staff, and students evaluate innovations developed in the lab for potential intellectual property rights (IP) and to commercialize new technologies and inventions.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
University of Iowa spinout company Virtual Systems Engineering (VSE) will soon be working with the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) and the Electric Power and Research Institute (EPRI).
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Across the state of Iowa, six million dead chickens are buried in pits in the ground—left from the last outbreak of the avian flu.
Monday, June 6, 2016
Donald Heistad, Professor of Internal Medicine and Pharmacology in the Carver College of Medicine, says he loves training young people in the lab.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
At the Celebrating Excellence: Discovery and Innovation Awards Ceremony sponsored by the Office of Research and Economic Development, Richard Tyler Priest won the Distinguished Achievement in Publicly Engaged Research Award—and for good reason.