University of Iowa genetics expert Val Sheffield has converted part of his lab to help fight the coronavirus pandemic by creating a simple specimen-collection method that skips the swab and removes the need for medical personnel. All people have to do is spit in a cup.
Three University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine faculty and staff have received gap funding for innovative translational research projects that potentially could lead to new, commercially viable medical devices or technologies.
The University of Iowa has been named an official Fair Trade University, a designation made upon the passing of a student-led resolution that calls for the university’s commitment to procure and sell fair trade items.
The Des Moines area is seeing a warehouse building boom, and Barret Thomas, professor of business analytics in the Tippie College of Business, attributes that to the growth of e-commerce, as more warehouse space is needed to transfer and store merchandise that’s been shipped cross-country.
University of Iowa student interns work with small towns on the route so they’re ready for their RAGBRAI fame.
Entrepreneurs from Africa who are attending the six-week Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) at the University of Iowa this summer recently visited the Quad Cities to see two icons of America—the Mississippi River and John Deere.
As RAGBRAI riders travel across Iowa, from the Missouri to the Mississippi, it’s common for them to see plenty of black and gold. Hawkeye pride often takes center stage, whether displayed on the gear of cyclists or adorned on homes and vehicles along the route.