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University of Iowa graduate research assistant Meng Zhou poses in front of his research Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021.

NASA grants research fellowship to UI grad student to track nighttime air quality

Anthony Neri, News Reporter September 21, 2021

Aerosol particles are an important measure of air quality — but right now they can only be measured during the daytime, leaving scientists in the dark . University of Iowa graduate student Meng...

College of Psychiatry professor Ellen Van der Plas poses for a portrait at Willow Creek Park in Iowa City on Fiday, Sept. 17, 2021.

UI continues research analyzing brains of young cancer patients

Ryan Hansen, News Reporter September 21, 2021

University of Iowa researchers are continuing to provide creative methods to improve the quality of life for young cancer survivors — a practice started by the UI College of Psychiatry one year ago. Ellen...

University of Iowa business professor Suyong Song poses for a portrait outside the Pappajohn Business Building on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021.

UI professor uses machine learning to indicate a body shape-income relationship

Ryan Hansen, News Reporter September 14, 2021

New research conducted by a professor in the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business shows evidence of a beauty premium, where someone who is more physically attractive based on modern beauty...

Associate Professor of Finance Ricard Peter stands in front of the Tippie College of Business by the Pappajohn Business Building on September 10, 2021.

Tippie professor adapts economic model to understand vaccine hesitancy

Ryan Hansen, News Reporter September 14, 2021

A professor in the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business adapted an economic model of decision-making to better understand COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy. UI Associate Professor Richard Peter...

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UI College of Public Health launches new podcast to promote health, safety of farmworkers

Ryan Hansen, News Reporter September 13, 2021

A new podcast created by the University of Iowa College of Public Health’s Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health is helping prevent farm-related injuries and deaths through storytelling and...

Ebenezer Adeyemi poses for a portrait at the University of Iowa on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021.

UI graduate student conducts six-year study of inequality, corruption in Nigeria

Simone Garza, News Reporter September 8, 2021

Ebenezer Adeyemi, a University of Iowa anthropology student, is researching the practice of post-colonial government in his home community of Makoko in Lagos, Nigeria as it impacts the residents who...

University of Iowa freshman Dasia Taylor adjusts her glasses at the University of Iowa campus on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021.

Dasia Taylor plans next steps at the UI after creating innovative sutures

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher , News Reporter August 29, 2021

To the world, Dasia Taylor is known for her groundbreaking invention of color-changing sutures, created when she was just in high school. Now, the Iowa City community also knows Taylor as a promising...

A medical student receives their Moderna vaccine along with other University of Iowa students on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021.

UIHC participates in various COVID-19 vaccine trials

Eleanor Hildebrandt, News Editor August 22, 2021

After over a year of participating in COVID-19 vaccination trials for various pharmaceutical companies, the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is contributing to a vaccine booster study among...

University of Iowa grant to provide future mental health care experts, services for rural Iowa counties

University of Iowa grant to provide future mental health care experts, services for rural Iowa counties

Emily Delgado, News Reporter July 28, 2021

University of Iowa Health Care, alongside the UI’s College of Education, will train students to develop a future workforce of mental health specialists in rural Iowa this fall. The UI project,...

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is displayed on Wednesday, April 7. (Jerod Ringwald/The Daily Iowan)

UI researchers’ survey highlights adolescent, parent concern about COVID-19 vaccine

Lillian Poulsen, News Reporter July 27, 2021

About half of parents and adolescents across the United States are split on their attitudes and intentions toward getting the COVID-19 vaccine, according to a national survey by University of Iowa...

The Roy J. & Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is seen on Monday, November 18, 2019.

Inhaled COVID-19 vaccine shows promising results in animal models

Lillian Poulsen, News Reporter July 20, 2021

People might have the option to inhale a COVID-19 vaccine, after clinical trials have shown the effectiveness of an inhaled vaccine in animals to protect against the virus. A new study led by a...

Cecilia Fasano stops for a portrait on Tuesday, July, 6, 2021. Fasano is a PHD student at the University of Iowa Department of Physics and Astronomy. She has won a three-year NASA Fellowship.

UI Ph.D student is awarded a NASA research grant

Bruce Bartlam, Jr., News Reporter July 6, 2021

University of Iowa student Cecilia Fasano’s grant proposal is one of only 21 proposals accepted by NASA out of 200 applicants in astrophysics. Her funded research will continue locally on campus....

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