Lynn Receives National Science Foundation Grant
Freda B. Lynn, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Iowa, successfully obtained a National Science Foundation grant for her project "Biographies of Scientific Ideas: The Diffusion of Knowledge in Medicine and Sociology" with the help of the ISRC.
"Trouble the Water" Curator Talk and Reception
In conjunction with the fifth anniversary of Eastern Iowa's historic flooding, Legion Arts presents "Trouble the Water," a groundbreaking exhibit in which contemporary artists explore issues related to water.
Ongoing Impacts & Challenges of the 2008 Floods
Local leaders, policy makers, residents, and scholars will begin to bridge the gap between rural and urban approaches to water management and explore ways to mitigate the impact of future disasters.
Economic Impacts of Habitat for Humanity of Iowa
Housing Policy has completed a report for Habitat of Humanity of Iowa quantifying the impacts to Iowa’s economy that result from money directly spent and wages directly paid by Habitat affiliates in 2011.
23% of Teens Drive Under the Influence
Human factors & vehicle safety research program director Dan McGehee comments on the recent findings of SADD's study showing that 23 percent of teens have driven under the influence of alcohol, marijuana or illegally used prescription drugs.
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