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Nominate a student or postdoc for the downtown banner campaign

Monday, June 24, 2024
Members of the University of Iowa community can now nominate outstanding undergraduate, grad student, and postdoctoral researchers for the 2025 Dare to Discover banner campaign, which is sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR).
A portrait of Midha Ahmad

CLAS PBS graduate student explores coordination of brain and breathing rhythms during sleep

Monday, June 24, 2024
University of Iowa researchers, including graduate student Midha Ahmad, have uncovered a brain rhythm in the brain stem of sleeping infant rats that mirrors the rhythm in the cerebral cortex.
Jan Wessel

CLAS faculty member researching brain region involved in control of attention

Monday, May 20, 2024
Researchers at the University of Iowa in a new study have linked a region in the brain to how humans redirect thoughts and attention when distracted.
William Minefield

Opera channels creativity of CLAS jazz studies associate professor

Monday, April 22, 2024
Since joining the University of Iowa music faculty, pianist and Cincinnati native William Menefield has found a nurturing place to teach—and to create.
NASA delegates visit the University of Iowa campus

NASA touches down in Iowa to talk TRACERS

Monday, April 1, 2024
CLAS researchers provided a progress report on instruments slated for $115 million TRACERS mission.
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CLAS professor featured in online psychology and neuroscience lecture series produced by Duke University

Friday, March 1, 2024
Professor Carrie Figdor’s lecture is one of six in series, which is free to watch online. Figdor discusses the different ways humanity thinks about the mind and its relation to the brain.
Jess Gorzelitz

CLAS assistant professor shares her research with an international audience and the Iowa community

Monday, February 26, 2024
Jess Gorzelitz, assistant professor in the Department of Health and Human Physiology, has shared her research with mass media in hope that sharing her findings will inspire more people to join the UI’s cancer research.
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CLAS faculty member involved in study examining stress among women farmers

Monday, February 26, 2024
University of Iowa researchers set out to create and test a new tool to better understand the types of stressors women farmers find most pressing as well as the conditions and context associated with the greater levels of stress.
Margot Livesey and Christopher Goetz

Two CLAS faculty members will discuss their recent books as part of Book Matters

Monday, February 19, 2024
Book Matters, an event series highlighting faculty authors, will return with two new events for spring semester 2024.
Picture of people working on the TRACERS mission

CLAS physics and astronomy faculty closer to launching instruments for TRACERS mission

Monday, February 19, 2024
The team of University of Iowa researchers and graduate students has been working on TRACERS, which is funded by NASA, since 2019. The two satellites are anticipated to launch in April 2025.