The Iowa Geological Survey at the University of Iowa has mapped the state’s underground water supply and produces tailored groundwater management plans for communities and industries. The goal: Ensure safe, reliable, and sustainable drinking water for Iowans.
Researchers from the colleges of Pharmacy and Public Health received a $3 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study falls of elderly people. The study aims to see if eliminating high-risk medications will reduce falls among the elderly.
The University of Iowa will receive a $1.07 million from the EPA Farmer to Farmer Cooperative Agreement to fund a project that improves water quality, habitat, and environmental education. UI will partner with farmers and urban consumers in Johnson and Iowa counties to demonstrate innovative nutrient and sediment reduction practices.
Three Iowa faculty members have been awarded Fulbright grants to conduct research, study, or teach abroad in 2019–20.
The second annual Research Services Fair Oct. 10 will offer University of Iowa faculty, staff, postdoctoral scholars, and students more experts, resources, and opportunities to succeed in research and scholarship—all under one roof.
A University of Iowa study shows that parents can help their kids be safer drivers by having conversations with them about it.
A team of University of Iowa alumnae that includes Algonquin, Iowa, native Genevieve Goelz has received a $10,000 prize for a bra they designed as an engineering class project that provides breast cancer survivors both support and relief from lymphedema pain after a single mastectomy.
A study from the University of Iowa College of Public Health finds that people who may have a healthy weight according to the body mass index (BMI) may actually have obesity-related health issues, which could be revealed by considering the person’s waist circumference.
A study from the University of Iowa College of Public Health finds that the amount of time Americans spend exercising is little changed over the last 10 years, which isn’t positive because Americans weren’t exercising enough 10 years ago.
A new study from the University of Iowa published in the “Journal of the American Medical Association” finds that some people considered to be a normal weight could unknowingly be at high risk for obesity-related health issues.