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Endless Innovation: An R1 Research Institution (1948–1997)

Uncovering Hawkeye History: The Stories That Define Us

Since 1847, the University of Iowa has broken barriers and blazed new trails as a beacon for learning, creativity, and collaboration. Join university archivist and storyteller David McCartney and leading experts from multiple fields to uncover the hidden stories that define Iowa.

Don’t miss this interactive, four-part online series exploring the University of Iowa’s widespread impact.

Endless Innovation: An R1 Research Institution (1948–1997)

February 15

4:30 p.m. (CST)

Zoom Webinar

From using robots that assist with inner ear surgery to breaking space exploration frontiers, the UI has spearheaded innovative ways to approach all aspects of our society.

  • Bruce Gantz (68BS, 74MD, 80MS, 80R), otolaryngology and neurosurgery professor and world’s first doctor to perform a robot-assisted cochlear implant surgery
  • Kevin Washburn, College of Law dean
  • Ed Wasserman, experimental psychology professor whose recent book identifies the secrets to innovation

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Heather Wilensky in advance at (319)467-3873 or Heather.Wilensky@foriowa.org