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The outside of the University of Iowa Flood center is seen in Iowa City on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022.

UI Iowa Flood Center develops real-time flood information system

Ryan Hansen, News Reporter January 20, 2022

The Iowa Flood Center at the University of Iowa has developed a highly interactive, nearly real-time system to help business owners, homeowners, and farmers prepare for and prevent future flood risks. The...

University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics staff physician Dr. Joshua Radke poses for a portrait outside of the University of Iowa Hospital on Jan. 17, 2022.

UI medical students to train in addiction medicine through federal grant

Simone Garza, News Reporter January 18, 2022

Students enrolled in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine’s medical and physician’s assistant programs will soon be able to learn more about addiction medicine. Addiction courses...

Patients are injected with the COVID-19 vaccine at the VA Medical Center in Iowa City on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020. The center received the Modern vaccine for its employees.

UI Hospitals and Clinics mark one year of COVID-19 vaccines

Lillian Poulsen, News Reporter December 13, 2021

One year ago, 178 University of Iowa Health Care employees were the first in Iowa and among the first in the nation to receive COVID-19 vaccines. Close to 2 million Iowans have been vaccinated since...

Elite Octane is a 200 million-gallon ethanol plant outside Atlantic in western Iowa, shown on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021.

UI biologists discover way to produce ethanol more efficiently with yeast strain

Anthony Neri, News Reporter December 8, 2021

Biologists from the University of Iowa discovered a new way to increase the efficiency of ethanol production through yeast strains. The project began in summer 2018 and continued until the research...

Assistant Director and Grant Administrator for the Institute for International Business Kelly Bedeian poses for a portrait in her office at the Pappajohn Business Building on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021.

Education for Employment, UI collaborate to train Saudi women in business

Arabia Parkey, News Reporter November 30, 2021

Women from Saudi Arabia will have the opportunity to learn entrepreneurship skills as part of the country’s efforts to diversify its economy with the help from the University of Iowa Tippie College...

Cases of syphilis up 75 percent in Iowa

Cases of syphilis up 75 percent in Iowa

Rylee Wilson, Managing Editor November 28, 2021

Cases of syphilis are on the rise in Iowa. Preliminary data shows a 75 percent increase in cases of syphilis from 2020 to 2021, said George Walton, program manager for sexually transmitted diseases...

Fulbright 2021 scholar Sarah Schlosser poses for a portrait. Schlosser will travel to India in spring 2022 and live there for nine months.

UI Fulbright recipients to travel abroad for first time since start of pandemic

Cooper Worth, News Reporter November 28, 2021

The University of Iowa U.S. Fulbright Program awardees will travel abroad, after candidates were deferred because of the pandemic last year. In total, 22 students and three faculty members from...

Photo Illustration by Dimia Burrell.

New research shows side hustles can boost full-time job performance

Ryan Hansen, News Reporter November 28, 2021

New research, co-authored by a University of Iowa Tippie College of Business professor, found that working "side hustles” can boost performance at an individual’s full-time job. The research...

University of Iowa Associate Professor of Neurology Nandakumar Narayanan poses for a portrait. (Contributed)

New Iowa Center for Neurodegeneration aims to unite researchers against neurodegenerative diseases

Anthony Neri, News Reporter November 16, 2021

Researchers from the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine are already congregating on the fifth floor of the Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building as members of the...


UI research finds employees less likely to work with politically-opposed companies

Ryan Hansen, News Reporter November 15, 2021

Prospective employees are much less likely to apply to work at businesses with public political views in opposition to their own, according to research co-authored by a professor from the University...

Photo Illustration by Ayrton Breckenridge.

Iowa City residents volunteer for free home energy efficient audits

Natasha Keicher, News Reporter November 14, 2021

The City of Iowa City and Green Iowa AmeriCorps are conducting voluntary home energy audits to help residents make their homes more energy-efficient. Green Iowa AmeriCorps is a statewide community...

Associate Professor of civil environmental engineering and IIHR interim director, Gabriele Villarini poses for a portrait alongside IIHR Assistant Research Scientist, Wei Zhang, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2017.

IIHR-Hydroscience and Engineering celebrates 100 years

Simone Garza, News Reporter November 14, 2021

The University of Iowa’s IIHR-Hydroscience and Engineering, formerly known as the Iowa Institute for Hydraulic Research, is celebrating over 100 years of research and education with University of...

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