Board of Regents Newsletter: March 2019 Newsletter

Three new Regents begin their terms and a groundbreaking ISU professor earns an honorary doctorate.

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Iowa School for the Deaf students continued their annual tradition of signing the pledge of allegiance at the Iowa State Capitol on Monday, March 11. Click Here for Video
Bob McMurray wants to understand how children learn words. It’s much more complicated than you might think, McMurray, a professor in the University of Iowa’s Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, says. Take the word “sandal,” for example. In just one-fifth of a second, a child who hears the word...
The planet – TOI 197.01 (TOI is short for “TESS Object of Interest”) – is described as a “hot Saturn” in a recently accepted scientific paper. That’s because the planet is about the same size as Saturn and is also very close to its star, completing an orbit in just...
The University of Northern Iowa will host its annual day of giving, #LivePurpleGiveGold, on Wednesday, April 3. The day of giving will begin at midnight and conclude at 11:59 p.m. UNI has set a goal of reaching 1,200 donors supporting the university during the 24-hour event. The day aims to...