As Philadelphia prepares for the January launch of its tax on sweetened beverages, a new study found low-income residents in Berkeley, Calif., home of the nation's first "soda tax," are not just consuming fewer sugary drinks. David Frisvold, a researcher from the University of Iowa who authored another study on Berkeley's tax, called the drop in consumption "promising" for public health, but noted that the interviews were done just a few months after the tax went into effect.
A recent survey by the University of Iowa and three other universities has found a significant number of shared interests between academic researchers and business managers—topics where scholarship could help inform business decisions.
That thought is the beginning of every project tackled by the Iowa Medical Innovation Group (IMIG), a University of Iowa program that brings together students from the colleges of law, medicine, engineering and business to develop an idea for an original medical device. From design, to prototype, to business plan and patent, IMIG students collaboratively work to find a better way of doing “this.”
The Tippie College recently launched its redesigned website. The website not only marks the college’s “graduation” to a completely mobile-responsive web presence, but it also makes significant strides toward a cohesive narrative and a unified visual identity for the college.
Money values of candidates get set on University of Iowa's IEM futures market.
The Mandela Washington Fellowship for African Leaders is making a six-week stop in Iowa.
A team looking to capitalize on the popularity of online streaming in the gaming community won the best startup award Thursday during the culmination of an eight-week-long program at the University of Iowa.