Graduate College

Herky "helps" the Pandelirium Steel Drum Band set up their instruments on the Pentacrest for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences' We Are Phil celebration on Wednesday, September 30.

UI faculty, staff embrace 'We Are Phil'

Culture of philanthropy continues to grow with annual campaign
The University of Iowa celebrated its third annual "We Are Phil" giving appeal for faculty and staff last week—and the push to bolster private support for UI people and programs continues.

Writing Iowa in Kazakhstan

With new MOOC on the horizon, English language fellow reflects on using IWP resources to facilitate poetry workshop
With a new Massive Open Online Course offering on the horizon, English Language Fellow Harry Leeds reflects on using UI International Writing Program resources to facilitate a seven-week poetry workshop in Kazakhstan.
woman posing for portrait with small paintings in background

Autism advocate

Delsandro helps kids, young adults discover their unique strengths
A combination of curiosity and compassion led Liz Delsandro to her career of helping kids and young adults with autism in one of the top-ranked speech-language pathology programs in the nation, earning her the moniker "Autism Whisperer."

Honors Lingala receives Rex Montgomery Dissertation Prize

The Graduate College honors Sajan Lingala with the Rex Montgomery Dissertation Prize, which is awarded annually in the biomedical and health sciences disciplines.

Time for creative nonfiction

UI hosts first Iowa Prize for Literary Nonfiction
For the first time in its 46-year history, the UI Press—long known for its short fiction contest—is coordinating a contest for writers of creative nonfiction.

Honors Putt receives American Fellowship

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) awarded a 2015-16 American Fellowship to Shelby S. Putt, a doctoral candidate in anthropology at the University of Iowa.

Honors Robinson earns teaching award

Robinson will receive the GADE Student Award for Teaching in Social Work at a national conference in Denver, Colorado, in October.