Graduate College

Honors Study receives honor from Environmental Science and Technology Letters

A study by University of Iowa doctoral student Andrew Nelson and his colleagues on the most effective method for measuring radium in flowback water (FBW) has been selected one of the best papers of 2014 by the journal Environmental Science and Technology Letters.

Honors 2015 Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award winners

The University of Iowa Graduate College awarded Amnon Kohen and Michael O’Hara top recognition for excellence in mentoring graduate students.

UI alumnus wins PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Fiction

Arna Bontemps Hemenway to receive award April 19
The 2015 PEN/Hemingway Foundation Award for Debut Fiction has been won by University of Iowa alumnus Arna Bontemps Hemenway.
Iowa Now Minute - 3/12/15

Iowa Now Minute - 3/12/15

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.

Iowa Board of Regents March 11 roundup

Board approves multiple projects and initiatives
Following are highlights from the Iowa Board of Regents Wednesday, March 11, meeting on the University of Iowa campus.

25 UI colleges and programs in national top 25

Latest rankings from 'U.S. News & World Report' released Tuesday
Twenty-five graduate colleges and programs at the University of Iowa are listed among the 25 best in the nation, according to the latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report. Overall, the UI has 52 graduate colleges and programs ranked by U.S. News, which published the graduate rankings on Tuesday.
UI alumnus Ali Soliman and his young family

International Accents Almost golden: Memoirs of Iowa

Ali Soliman, current chairman of the United Nations' Association of International Civil Servants, received his doctorate in economics from the University of Iowa in 1975. These are his reflections of his time as a graduate student at the UI.

Researchers watch data on a computer while troubleshooting electronics.

UI researchers launch rockets in search of unseen parts of universe

Five-year NASA project will develop critical technologies for future missions
A team comprised of University of Iowa researchers and students is sending its own technology on a series of NASA rockets to find parts of space we can't currently see.

Alumna Passarello receives Whiting Award

Nonfiction Writing Program grad among emerging writers recognized March 5
Essayist Elena Passarello, a 2008 alumna of the University of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program, is a winner of the 2015 Whiting Award, presented in a March 5 ceremony in New York City. This prestigious, $50,000 award recognizes 10 young writers for their extraordinary talent and promise, and is one of the most coveted prizes for up-and-coming writers.