Articles from February 2017

Dedication of Iowa Neuroscience Institute marks new era of brain research at the UI

University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld joined UI Health Care leaders, officials from the UI Foundation, and representatives from the Roy J. Carver Trust at a Feb. 3 dedication ceremony celebrating the opening of the Iowa Neuroscience Institute and the $45 million Carver Trust grant that helped make the establishment of the institute possible.“This is a wonderfully important time in the life of...

Pushing ahead with STEM education

The UI hosted its annual Girls Go STEM event featuring interactive exploration in the science and medical fields.For Kristie Durham, a weekend trip to the University of Iowa goes along way for her sixth-grade daughter.Like many other parents, Durham attended the Girls Go STEM event with her daughter, who, Durham said, is really interested in science, to show her that there are women who succeed in...