A team of researchers from the University of Iowa used an immersive traffic simulation to determine why children have difficulty safely crossing busy streets. Participants ranged from 6 to 14 years old, and the 14-year-olds were the only group that managed to complete the simulation without being hit.
UI volcanologist Ingrid Ukstins spent two weeks collecting samples from Yasur, a continuously erupting volcano on Tanna, an island in the remote South Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu, to study its chemical composition and determine how the gasses it produces may be affecting people who live nearby.
Creative Matters lecture: David Grinspoon
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Sheri Salata: "Life With Phil" Talk
Hawkeye Lunch and Learn: Win. Graduate. Do It Right.
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm