University of Iowa film professor and comics scholar Corey Creekmur weighs in on why the nation’s capital is rarely the site of climatic confrontations. The reasons range from comic-book history to Hollywood antagonism.
A new study from the University of Iowa shows the importance of drivers pulling over for police cars en route to emergencies. The study finds that police cars are nearly twice as likely to be involved in a traffic accident when they’re in emergency mode than when they are not.
Cholesterol-lowering drugs are more likely to save thousands of additional lives when used in people with higher levels of LDL cholesterol, or “bad” cholesterol, according to a new study from the University of Iowa, published in the “Journal of the American Medical Association.”
Faculty, staff, and students in the UI School of Music and Department of Chemistry teamed up to turn physics and chemistry equipment into musical instruments—a project that culminated in a unique and impressive performance.
Andrew Forbes, associate professor in the UI Department of Biology, discusses the inordinate number of wasps in the world. Forbes, Robin Bagley, Marc Beer, Alaine Hippee, and Heather Widmayer—all from the UI—authored a paper arguing that wasps probably boast a greater array of species than beetles, the long-held favorites.
University of Iowa leaders announce the renewal of a $21 million grant of a Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
University of Iowa President J. Bruce Harreld discusses some of the exceptional research programs housed in the Center for Computer Aided Design.
University of Iowa College of Public Health researcher Keith Mueller discusses the economic challenges facing rural pharmacies, 12 percent of which went out of business between 2004 and 2014.
UI study finds vaccine effective in treating leishmaniasis in dogs, could reduce its spread to humans
A new study from the University of Iowa finds that a vaccine that effectively reduces the incidence of a parasitic disease in dogs might also help thousands of Iraq war veterans infected with the same disease.
The department is one of the oldest and largest programs of its kind and has been training students and serving clients with speech, language, and hearing disorders for more than 60 years.