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UI student Carter Bell nominated as student making a difference

Published
2014.09.18
University of Iowa Student Carter Bell, MSNBC

UI student Carter Bell of Waukee, Iowa, was nominated as a leader making a difference, not only through key issues on campus, but in bridging the gender gap in politics as part of a new "Women of 2014" series at msnbc. Story from: MSNBC

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Iowa Now Minute - 9/18/14

Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus lifeIowa Now Minute 9/18/14

"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. Video

Piecing together the memory puzzle

Mary Huff in her lab

UI doctoral student Mary Huff has come a long ways since growing up in Greenfield, Iowa. The Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience Program scholar is the recipient of a prestigious award which allows her to conduct cutting-edge research that will help treat people with serious memory-related disorders. Story

UI alum Samuel D. Hunter receives MacArthur 'genius grant'

samuel d. hunter portrait

Playwright Samuel D. Hunter, who received a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Iowa in 2007, has been named a winner of a 2014 MacArthur Fellowship, also known as the “genius grant.” Story

Network measures predict neuropsychological outcome after brain injury

A University of Iowa and Washington University study of neurological patients finds that brain damage to hub locations produces much greater cognitive impairments than damage to other locations. Story

Gifts and grants

Gifts and grants is a roundup of research grants obtained by University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students that spans the spectrum of disciplines—from science and social science to the art and humanities—that will be published in Iowa Now on a regular basis. Story

UI political science professor weighs in on 2016 Clinton run

Published
2014.09.15
Hillary Clinton CBS News

Timothy Hagle, a political science professor at the University of Iowa, shares insights on Hillary Clinton's unofficial kickoff to her 2016 campaign. Story from: CBS News

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Old Gold: Studying the cosmos from campus

Early 1900s photo of campus observatory building

Before an observatory was placed atop Van Allen Hall in the 1960s, students had opportunities to view the night sky from a number of locations you might not have known about. Story

Funds available for Innovations in Teaching with Technology

Dance student siting on the floor with a robot and laptop.

A University of Iowa program supports innovative instructional technology projects with potential to directly impact student success and retention. Story

Former UI professor Gronbeck, renowned media expert, dies at 73

Published
2014.09.12
Bruce Gronbeck

Bruce Gronbeck, a University of Iowa professor emeritus described as one of the most prominent scholars of rhetoric and media in the world, died Wednesday during a visit back to UI where he was being honored by the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences as an alumni fellow. He was 73. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

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