Articles from September 2018

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Old Capitol

Old Capitol will be illuminated by light artist Gerry Hofstetter

On the evening of Thursday, October 4, world-renowned Swiss light artist Gerry Hofstetter will visit the University of Iowa and illuminate the Old Capitol Museum. Hofstetter transforms buildings, monuments, and natural landscapes throughout the world into temporary works of art with spectacular light projections. He has illuminated icebergs, the Colosseum, Great Pyramids, Washington Cathedral...
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Nominate a student researcher for downtown banner campaign

For the second year in a row, undergraduate and graduate student researchers will be featured on banners throughout downtown Iowa City in early 2019. For campus visitors and locals alike, the Dare to Discover campaign seeks to put a face to the countless groundbreaking discoveries, innovations, and creative works generated by researchers and scholars at the University of Iowa. This year, faculty...
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UI gears up for new, improved research center for engineering and physical sciences

The future looks bright for engineering and the physical sciences, as the University of Iowa makes preparations to launch a consolidated and highly focused center housing research equipment used for in-depth analysis and testing. Located in the Iowa Advanced Technology Laboratories (IATL), the new Center for Research, Exploration, and Advanced Technology in Engineering and Sciences (Iowa CREATES)...
Kara Whitaker at Communicating Ideas workshop

Nine researchers step in front of the camera at Communicating Ideas workshop

The Communicating Ideas workshop, now in its sixth year, helps researchers frame and focus their messages with a non-expert audience in mind. The newest cohort of nine faculty members from a wide variety of disciplines took part in the workshop on July 20, 2018. “Researchers at the University of Iowa do a tremendous amount of work in their laboratories and offices that contributes to significant...