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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


Researchers identify marker in brain associated with aggression in children

A University of Iowa-led research team has identified a brain-wave marker associated with aggression in young children. The finding could lead to earlier identification of toddlers with aggressive tendencies before the behavior becomes more...
24-Sep-2018 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Reveals the Current Rates of Diagnosed Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes in American Adults

A new study from the University of Iowa finds that type 2 diabetes is overwhelmingly the most common type of diabetes diagnosed in American adults who have the disease. The study found that among Americans who are diagnosed with diabetes, 91.2...
17-Sep-2018 4:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Older People Less Apt to Recognize They’ve Made a Mistake

University of Iowa researchers have found that older people are less likely than younger people to realize when they’ve made a mistake. The finding offers new insight into how aging adults perceive their decisions and view their performance.
3-Aug-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Inaugural Residencies Inspire the Nation’s Next Generation of Artists, Writers

The University of Iowa campus played host in July to the nation’s most talented high school–aged artists and writers as part of the Belin-Blank Center’s inaugural Summer Art Residency and Summer Writing Residency.
31-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Art Students Travel World in Pursuit of Discovery

Creative and research pursuits take graduate students in the University of Iowa School of Art and Art History near and far
30-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Researchers Turn Exercise Into a Game and See Encouraging Results

A team of University of Iowa researchers built a web-based app called MapTrek. When synced with a Fitbit, MapTrek allows users to go on virtual walking tours of locations such as the Grand Canyon or Appalachian trail while competing against other...
12-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Iowa Women’s Archives takes 6-on-6 basketball exhibit on the road

6-on-6 basketball exhibit honors queens of the court and marks 25th anniversary of the end of sport in Iowa
20-Jun-2018 7:05 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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