Eric Pahl, a Health Informatics graduate student at the University of Iowa, recently had his work recognized by CBS Iowa. Read the the full article here:

Eric and his partner Dalton Schaull won $25,000 from Iowa Economic Authority to advance three test sites.

The ReCap page for the recently-conducted WorldCanvass on April 19 can be viewed at:

There you’ll find two sets of audio links: one where you can listen to the segments individually, and one where you can hear the entire program in one podcast on iTunes.

You’ll also find captioned videos of each segment, as well as photos, the pre-show commentary by Greg Carmichael, and the promotional article from International Accents.  

Large-scale simulation and analysis of massive amounts of data are revolutionizing science and engineering. Advanced computing capabilities are essential to tackle a rapidly growing array of science and engineering challenges, many of which are computing-, communications- and data-intensive.

Department of Management Sciences, Tippie College of Business proudly presents a talk by Dr. Yanhua Li. Dr. Li is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Data Science Program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Time & Location: May 5, 2016, 2 - 3 PM. Room E264 Chemistry Building

Title: Managing and Making Sense of Big Data from Urban Networks

Interested in Informatics, Big Data, or working in Research? The University of Iowa is hiring!

At present we are searching for six new staff to support areas across the insitution.

Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates (ICRU) offers fellowship to current UI undergraduate students to work with faculty and P&S staff to perform research. Approximately 150 students are appointed each year as ICRU Research Fellows and are awarded a scholarship of either $2,000 during the academic year or $2,500 during the summer.

The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics is hosting our inaugural speaker in the IIHG Bioinformatics Lecture Series, Dr. Xiaoming Liu. He is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Science at the University of Texas Health Center at Houston.

Carver College of Medicine is organizing special program, Genetics: The Origins of Humans on February 18, 7 Pm - 8:30 Pm. Join the event for a discussion on how a genomic revolution has led to a flood of new discoveries about our shared ancestry, the genetic basis of human health, and the history—and possible future—of modern humans on Earth.

For more information and registration, visit

The Chronicle of Higher Education published an article on Computer Science and Humanities and how the two disciplines are coming together to offer courses and majors for people interested in computer science and humanities.

Please read the entire article at:

Title: Quasi-Likelihood Estimation of a Censored Autoregressive Model with Eogenous Variables

Date: Thursday, January 28, 2016

Location: Reception at 3:00 p.m. in 241 SH / Talk at 3:30 in 61 SH

Please visit Statistics & Actuarial Science Department at for additional details.