News Archive

January 2014

Celebrating MLK's legacy

The University of Iowa will honor and the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. during the annual MLK Celebration of Human Rights Jan. 20-31.

Coming soon: Technology for safer driving

Some automotive experts say that cars will virtually drive themselves some day.

Information session seeks to educate students about bioinformatics

The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics will host a Career in Bioinformatics Information Session on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the University Capitol Centre’s (UCC) secon...

New certificate prepares undergraduates for clinical and translational science

The new Undergraduate Certificate in Clinical and Translational Science broadly exposes University of Iowa students to important scientific research issues and interdisciplinary academic opportunities...

O'Brien to present Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Lecture

As part of the University of Iowa’s 2014 Human Rights Week, journalist Soledad O’Brien will present the Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Lecture, “Diversity: On TV, Behind the Scenes, and In Our L...

Reed to discuss future vision for informatics at UI

The Carver College of Medicine will host Daniel A. Reed, PhD, University of Iowa vice president for research and economic development for a presentation and discussion of informatics activities at the...

Sharer family presents $1 million gift to UI Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center

On January 15, the brothers of Teresa (Sharer) Benoit presented the final installment of a gift from their sister totaling more than $1 million to the University of Iowa Fraternal Order of Eagles Diab...

Study: Two-sizes-too-small 'Grinch' effect hampers heart transplant success

Current protocols for matching donor hearts to recipients foster sex mismatching and heart size disparities, according to a first-of-its kind analysis by physicians at the University of Maryland Schoo...

UI alumnus gives $1.5 million for UI Health Care

A $1.5 million gift from University of Iowa alumnus Norman E. Johnson and his wife, Barbara J. (Bartlett) Johnson, of Naples, Fla. and Franklin, Tenn., will benefit two areas within UI Health Care—the...