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Rural hospitals save money, improve recruiting by using more tele-medicine in their ERs

A new study from the University of Iowa finds rural hospitals that use tele-medicine to back up their emergency room health care providers not only save money, but find it easier to recruit new physicians.
5-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Shea, Budd Named 2018 American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows

UI scientists will be honored at the February 2019 AAAS meeting
27-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Research Examines Effectiveness of Music Therapy on Patients with Alzheimer’s, Related Dementias

University of Iowa music therapist PhD student Alaine E. Reschke-Hernández planned and facilitated a study in four Iowa nursing homes to examine the effectiveness of a music therapy intervention with people with Alzheimer’s or related dementias.
14-Nov-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Unique Collection of Academic American Art Finds New Home on Campus, Online

The University of Iowa Thesis Rental Gallery, which provides a unique glimpse of academic American art over much of the last century, moves back to the main campus and gains an online component.
12-Nov-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Filmmakers Starting Academy Award Campaign for 'Saving Brinton'

“Saving Brinton,” a documentary by Tommy Haines, John Richard, and Andrew Sherburne, has built a passionate audience over the past year and is now making a run at an Oscar nomination.
25-Oct-2018 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


‘Iphigenia’ Collaboration Shines Light on World Refugee Crises

Film opera “Iphigenia Point Blank: Story of the First Refugee” examines and responds to today’s global refugee crises in a unique performance that blends film, theater, dance, and music.
25-Oct-2018 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Looks at Complex Causes of Pre-Term and Low-Birthweight Babies in India

Women in India who spend more time fetching water, use a shared latrine, and endure harassment from others are more apt to give birth to a pre-term or low-birthweight baby, according to a new study from the University of Iowa.
23-Oct-2018 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Commissioning Works Allows Performing Arts Center to Contribute to University's Research Mission, Academics

With 108 commissions to date, the University of Iowa’s Hancher Auditorium is not only a presenter of the performing arts but also a creative center whose commissions serve as a springboard for new works.
27-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UIowa analytics researcher studies the best way to route emergency supplies following a hurricane, earthquake, or some other natural disaster.

11-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT


The Lonely Shopper

A University of Iowa researcher finds that lonely people tend to buy more stuff because their loneliness wears them out, making it harder for them to resist their urge to acquire new things. They also tend to bond with the things they buy, forming...
13-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EST


UIowa Researcher Studies How to Better Move Relief Supplies to Disaster Sites Like Houston.

31-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT


University of Iowa Virologist Developed First MERS Mouse Model. Says SARS Experience Has Helped with Rapid MERS Response

6-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT


Peace Through Business Contract Resolution?

A new international arbitration center will help Israelis and Palestinians settle commercial contract disputes to strengthen the regional economy and maybe help bring peace to the region.
21-Nov-2013 12:00 PM EST


How Math and Logistics Can Speed Relief Supplies to Disaster Zones

12-Nov-2013 1:25 PM EST

Slaves Who Sued Their Masters and Captors

A University of Iowa law professor researches freedom suits, legal actions largely lost to history that were brought by slaves against their masters in hopes of gaining their freedom.
26-Sep-2013 5:00 PM EDT

UIowa Law Prof Researches Slaves Suing Their Masters, as In "12 Years a Slave"

23-Sep-2013 3:00 PM EDT

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The University seeks to advance scholarly and creative endeavor through leading-edge research and artistic production; to use this research and creativity to enhance undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, health care, and other services provided to the people of Iowa, the nation, and the world; and to educate students for success and personal fulfillment in an increasingly diverse and global environment.


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