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New Informatics Cluster seeks proposals for faculty cluster

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
The University of Iowa Informatics Initiative (UI3) is currently soliciting proposals for a new Informatics Faculty Cluster.

Office of Research launches Dare to Discover campaign

Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Did you know that University of Iowa faculty member Jennifer Fiegel is working to help cystic fibrosis patients breathe easier, Rebekah Kowal is exploring the politics of dance throughout history, and Michael O’Hara has developed a program to help military veterans cope with postpartum depression? Their stories, and the stories of more than 40 other researchers, scholars, and creators from across...

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Selects Local Startup, VIDA, for Precision Pulmonology Imaging Solution

VIDA Diagnostics, Inc., the leader in precision pulmonary imaging, recently announced an engagement to provide clinical imaging software and analysis services to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Creative Matters lecture series presents Margaret Wertheim on Feb. 11

Monday, January 11, 2016
The University of Iowa Office of Research and Economic Development will host a lecture on “The Poetic Enchantments of Science” by Margaret Wertheim, internationally noted science writer and exhibition curator, at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 11 as part of the Creative Matters lectures series in collaboration with the UI Arts Advancement Committee.

Large Data Analysis certificate offers multidisciplinary training to undergraduates

Monday, January 4, 2016
Last semester, the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences began offering a certificate in Large Data Analysis and Visualization to undergraduate students with support from a National Science Foundation (NSF) Big Data curriculum grant.

UI Research Foundation appoints new Associate Director of Licensing

Thursday, December 17, 2015
The University of Iowa Research Foundation (UIRF) has named Jane Garrity, previously Senior Licensing Associate for the Office of Economic Innovation and Partnerships at the University of Delaware, as Associate Director of Licensing effective Dec. 7. In her new position, Garrity will lead the UIRF licensing team, developing new strategies and initiatives to increase collaboration with researchers...

MyCarDoesWhat partners tour NADS

Thursday, December 17, 2015
Representatives of the National Safety Council (NSC), which has partnered with the University of Iowa Public Policy Center on a national campaign to raise awareness about life-saving vehicle safety technologies, met with UI officials at the National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS) in the UI Research Park Wednesday, Dec. 15.

MomMoodBooster helps veteran mothers fight depression

Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Each year, about 300,000 new mothers in the United States suffer from postpartum depression, experiencing low moods, loss of interest in normally enjoyable activities, insomnia, appetite disturbances, difficulty concentrating, and suicidal thoughts—and this is a low estimate, according to Michael O’Hara, professor and Starch Faculty Fellow in the department of psychological and brain sciences.

Marilynne Robinson speaks on ‘The American Scholar Today’

Tuesday, December 15, 2015
“The American university is a huge banquet,” Marilynne Robinson said after her lecture at the Englert Theatre in downtown Iowa City Wednesday, Dec. 9. “You come in and taste things, and then you find out what you actually want to devote your life to.”

UI professor receives $50,000 for NSF I-Corps training

Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Zhendong Jin, founder of InnoBioPharma and associate professor of medicinal and natural products chemistry at the University of Iowa, has been awarded $50,000 for completing the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program at a national I-Corps training center in Ann Arbor, Mich.