Kaylia Duncan and Anna Lynch have contributed to the remarkable achievement of University of Iowa graduate students by each winning the 2014 Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) Distinguished Thesis Award.
Graduate College News
Would you lie on your income tax return to save money for your struggling family? Moral judgment calls like this one help weave the fabric of a civilized society.
People with hereditary hearing loss must undergo multiple genetic tests for doctors to determine the exact cause. Testing for each possible genetic cause is expensive, time consuming, and often inconclusive.
The manuscripts, dating back to the 1500s, live in their original bindings. Given their age, these unspoiled specimens are a lovely find, with words beautifully written in either Latin or Italian on thin material made from calfskin, sheepskin, or goatskin.
One way our bodies regulate blood pressure is through balancing the amount of sodium retained at the cellular level. Daniel Collier’s research at the University of Iowa focuses on understanding how a protein called the epithelial sodium channel (ENaC) regulates sodium excretion and sodium reabsorption in the kidney collecting duct.
In these times of fiscal constraint, the State of Iowa is charged with finding new revenue sources to help fund its school districts.
Each work day brings a variety of projects to Washington’s Chamber of Commerce director Michelle Peiffer and Debbie Stanton, director of the Washington Public Library.
The UI’s Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities (IISC) and the City of Muscatine are launching a partnership focusing on key projects for the city’s long-term sustainability.
The Scientist ranks the University of Iowa among the top 25 institutions in the United States for postdocs for a second straight year in its 2013 “Best Places to work for Postdocs” survey.
For two years, Jacob Elkins worked as a surgical technician at the Reno (Nev.) Veterans Hospital. He witnessed many hip and knee replacement surgeries and quickly learned that these implants can fail.