Hien Nguyen, associate professor in chemistry, has been selected to receive the 2018 Horace S. Isbell Award in Carbohydrates by the American Chemical Society.
More employers across the country, including businesses in Iowa, are offering unlimited vacation to their employees. Michele Williams, professor of management and organizations in the Tippie College of Business, explains what’s behind the trend.
New research from the University of Iowa shows that the gap between the survival rates of black and white patients who suffer cardiac arrest while in hospital is shrinking.
UI’s National Advanced Driving Simulator will play role in researching safety impacts of autonomous driving tech
In collaboration with Toyota, researchers at the University of Iowa will try to estimate the potential reduction in injuries and fatalities from an adaptive headlight system that highlights pedestrians and cyclists.
University of Iowa astronomers have located quasars inside four dusty starburst galaxies. The discovery may explain why this type of galaxy, where huge numbers of stars were once created, ceased making stars.
The U.S. Geological Survey, Iowa Geological Survey, Office of the State Archaeologist, and Iowa Limestone Producers Association are working together to teach RAGBRAI riders about the land that’s rolling by under their tires. The “Learn About the Land” brochure, produced every year, details the bike route’s natural resources.
David McCartney, university archivist in University of Iowa Libraries, delivered a paper, “Documenting Activism: How the Digital Humanities Can Uncover the History of Protest,” June 16 at the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) conference in Washington, D.C.
Dan McGehee, of the National Advanced Driving Simulator at the University of Iowa, says safety is the main benefit of high-tech cars.
President Harreld discusses the importance of faculty research and scholarship to student success, noting that when faculty pursue their own academic interests, they both expand our knowledge and inspire their students.
The Perry Research Scholars Institute, a two-week summer camp program for eighth-, ninth-, and 10th-graders organized by the College of Education’s Belin-Blank Center, introduces high school students to a variety of academic research so they can explore their interests and plan for the future.