Achievements: Faculty, staff, students, and alumni making news
Main Page Content
Liz Hollingworth, associate professor and chair of the Educational Leadership Program in the College of Education Department of Educational Policy and Leadership Studies, was selected to serve on the Council of Chief State School Officers and the National Policy Board for Education Administration sub-committee to rewrite standards for the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium. The purpose of the project is to better reflect the new roles and responsibilities school leaders face today.
Dr. Sreedevi Srinivasan, assistant professor in the Department of Orthodontics in the College of Dentistry, has been awarded a one-year $15,000 Orthodontic Faculty Development Fellowship Award from the American Association of Orthdontists Foundation. The award supports the development of junior faculty, to encourage the development of their teaching, patient care, and research activities.
Dr. Satheesh Elangovan, assistant professor in the Department of Periodontics in the College of Dentistry, has been awarded a one-year $14,500 Academy of Osseointegration grant to be used for his research, "An in vitro Assessment of a Tissue Engineering Titanium Surface for Enhanced Peri-Implant Healing."
Madhavan Raghavan, Robert and Virginia Wheeler Faculty Fellow of Engineering, professor of biomedical engineering, and researcher at the Center for Computer-Aided Design and Iowa Institute for Biomedical Imaging, is the recipient of the 2014 Bioengineering Distinguished Alumni Award from the Swanson School of Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh.
Raghavan received the award at a special banquet March 27 in Pittsburgh, Penn. He received his doctorate in bioengineering in 1998 from the University of Pittsburgh.
Ali Rosenberg, fourth-year student in the College of Business, received the 2014 Anita Benedetti Student Involvement Program Grant from the Risk Management Society, recognizing the achievements of outstanding undergraduate and graduate risk management students from around the country.
Dr. Tariq Ghazal, graduate research assistant and graduate student in the College of Dentistry, has been awarded the Leverett Graduate Student Merit Award for outstanding achievement in dental public health.
Ghazal's research, "Prevalence, Incidence, and Risk Factors Associated with Early Childhood Caries among African-American Children in Alabama," received an honorable mention. The award will be presented during the American Association of Public Health Dentistry Special Merit and Student Awards Presentation at the 2014 National Oral Health Conference in Fort Worth, Texas on April 28-30.
Dr. Julie Reynolds, fellow associate in the College of Dentistry, has been awarded the Leverett Graduate Student Merit Award for outstanding achievement in dental public health.
Reynold's research, "Neighborhood and Family Social Capital and the Oral Health of Children in Iowa," received a third-place award. The award will be presented during the American Association of Public Health Dentistry Special Merit and Student Awards Presentation at the 2014 National Oral Health Conference in Fort Worth, Texas on April 28-30.
Jee Hyang Lee, Nanseol Heo, and Junfei Lu, students in the UI Graduate College and Tarrell Awe Agahe Portman, associate professor in the Department of Counselor Education and Supervision in the UI College of Education, were presented with the Association for Adult Development and Aging Outstanding Research Award for the research study, "Qualitative Exploration of Acculturation and Lifespan Issues of Asian American Elderly." The award was given at the American Counseling Association conference March 26-27 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Carolyn Colvin, associate professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning in the College of Education, will be presenting at the Rural Education Summit at Grinnell College April 4-5 in Grinnell, Iowa.
Katrina Sanders, associate professor in the Department of Educational Policy and Leadership Studies in the College of Education, will be presenting at the Rural Education Summit at Grinnell College April 4-5 in Grinnell, Iowa.
Hosp, J; Ford, J; Hensley, K; Huddle, S: presented, "Using CBM with students with developmental disabilities: Postsecondary implications," at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Washington, DC. in February.
Clemens, N; Lembke, E; McMaster, K; Chafouleas, S;Hosp, J: presented, "Advances in progress monitoring of academic and behavioral skills," at the Twenty-Second Annual Pacific Coast Research Conference in Coronado, Calif. in February.
Dr. Richard Walton, faculty emeritus in the Department of Edodontics in the College of Dentistry, co-authored Endodontics: Principles and Practice (Fifth ed) will be published in April. Drs. Mahmoud Torabinejad, Loma Linda University and Ashraf Fouad, University of Maryland co-authored the book.
Nashleanas, BM; McKernan, SC; Kuthy, RA; Qian, F: an article, "Career influences among final year dental students who plan to enter private practice." BMC Oral Health 2014,14:18. doi:110.1186/1472-6831-14-18.
Marshall, TA; Straub-Morarend, CL; Handoo, N; Solow, CW; Cunningham-Ford, MA; Finkelstein, MW: an article, "Integrating critical thinking and evidence-based dentistry across a four-year dental curriculum: a model for independent learning." J Dent Educ 2014 Mar;78(3):359-67.
Hosp, J; Hosp. M; Howell, K; Allison, R: an article, "The ABCs of curriculum-based evaluation: A practical guide to effective decision making." New York: The Guilford Press. (2014).
Van Horne, S; Murniati, C; Saichaie, K; Jesse, M;Florman, J; Ingram, BF: an article, "Using qualitative research to assess teaching and learning in technology-infused TILE classrooms,"New Directions in Teaching and Learning, 2014(137), 17-26. (2014).
Ingram, B; Jesse, M; Fleagle, S; Florman, J; Van Horne, S: an article, "Transform, interact, learn, engage (TILE): Creating learning spaces that transform undergraduate education." In R. Carpenter (Ed.),Cases on higher education spaces: Innovation, collaboration, and technology(165-185). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. (2013).
Van Horne, S; Murniati, C; Gaffney, JDH; Jesse, M: an article, "Promoting active learning in technology-infused TILE classrooms at the University of Iowa," in Journal of Learning Spaces, 1(2). Retrieved from libjournal.uncg.edu/index.php/jls/article/view/344/280(2012).
Van Horne, S; Murniati, C; Saichaie, K: an article, “Assessing teaching and learning in technology-infused TILE classrooms at the University of Iowa.” in EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative’s Seeking Evidence of Impact. Retrieved from www.educause.edu/library/resources. 2012
A research article by Ben Nashleanas, third-year student in the College of Dentistry, is currently the Editor's Choice for the online journal BMC Oral Health. The article, titled "Career influences among final year dental students who plan to enter private practice," is co-authored by Drs. Susan McKernan, Raymond Kuthy, and Fang Qian in the College of Dentistry.