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UI faculty publications roundup

The University of Iowa Office of Strategic Communciation will highlight publications by UI faculty of academic books and journal articles on a regular basis in Iowa Now.

Honors Ghadeer Thalji receives GSK award

Dr. Ghadeer Thalji received a Glaxo-Smith-Kline Prosthodontic Innovator Award, which is given to acknowledge those who advance the understanding of prosthodontics-related biological and/or material systems, human behavior, cost and care delivery, as well as economic modeling and quality of life in

Grants Elangovan receives two-year exploratory (R21) NIH grant

Dr. Satheesh Elangovan, Department of Periodontics, has received a two-y ear NIH grant. The award amount is projected to be $406,285 and will be used for his research, “A Novel RNA-Based Biomaterial for Bone Regeneration.” Results from this study will pro- vide critical information on the
Iowa Now Minute - 12/4/14

Iowa Now Minute - 12/4/14

Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday in Iowa Now.
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No more flash cards

UI graduates start company to help dental, nursing students study for boards with app
Frustrated with flash cards and textbooks, these then-UI students designed an app to help dental and nursing students study for the most important test of their professional lives.

Three UI scientists elected 2014 AAAS Fellows

The honors will be presented at the February 2015 AAAS meeting
Three University of Iowa faculty members have been awarded the distinction of 2014 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world's largest general scientific society and publisher of the journal Science.

Like son, like father: Dentistry professor helps UI veterans transition from military to studies

Rick Williamson's commitment to UI veterans stems from witnessing his son's struggles adapting to collegiate and civilian life
After his son's harrowing war experience and difficulty assimilating to college and civilian life, College of Dentisry's Rick Williamson has played an active role in helping veterans at the University of Iowa transition successfully from military service to higher-education studies and careers.

Honors Schierbrock named Dental Alumnus of the Year

Thomas Schierbrock (DDS ’74) received the 2014 Dental Alumnus of the Year Award from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry for his outstanding level of professional achievements, service to the community, and service to the UI and the college.

Honors Graduate students join Obermann institute

Eighteen University of Iowa students have been selected for the 2015 Obermann Graduate Institute sponsored by the UI Obermann Center for Advanced Studies. As Obermann Graduate Fellows, exploring how to combine public engagement with their research and teaching.