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Study: Water consumption up with Berkeley 'soda tax'

August 25, 2016

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.

How can business researchers share insights with business managers?

August 18, 2016

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.

Medicine’s thorny problems tackled by multidisciplinary Iowa Medical Innovation Group

August 16, 2016

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.”

Redesigned Tippie Website

August 4, 2016

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.

Iowa Electronic Market Busy During Conventions

July 29, 2016

Money values of candidates get set on University of Iowa's IEM futures market.

Mandela Washington Fellows Spending Time in Iowa

July 24, 2016

The Mandela Washington Fellowship for African Leaders is making a six-week stop in Iowa.

Venture School Student Accelerator Program Wrapped Up Thursday

July 22, 2016

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.

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