Graduate College

Grants Grad student's work ethic pays off in NIH award

Brittany Williams, a student in the University of Iowa’s Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience, received a National Research Service Award from the National Institutes of Health, earning a perfect score from the NIH review committee on her grant application in the process.

Leadership program makes big leap

'U.S. News' ranks College of Ed online master's program among best in nation
The UI College of Education’s Master of Arts in educational leadership program ranks No. 17 in the 2016 edition of the 'U.S. News and World Report’ Best Online Graduate Education Programs and the 16th-best program for veterans, thanks to an excellent job placement rate and the flexibility online learning provides.

Study identifies liver-generated hormone that regulates 'sweet tooth'

A new University of Iowa-led study, published in "Cell Metabolism," has identified a hormone that appears to be linked to sugar cravings and consumption. The research could improve diet and help diabetic and obese patients.
Pulitzer Prize-winning composer teaches master classses

Pursue artistic curiosity completely

Pulitzer-winning composer David Lang discusses his love for music and art
UI alumnus and Pulitzer winner David Lang, recently nominated for a Golden Globe, talks about how a rainy day set him on the path toward music composition, how he became involved with the "Requiem for a Dream" score, and how far one should go to pursue an artistic curiosity.
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University of Iowa celebrating winter commencement ceremonies

Nearly 1,520 degrees to be conferred on Dec. 18 and 19
The University of Iowa will honor December 2015 graduates in a series of commencement ceremonies and other events, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 18 and 19.
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UI students attend global climate meeting

Four students and a faculty member will report from the COP 21 meeting in Paris
University of Iowa students and faculty are attending the global climate talks this month in Paris. Four students from three colleges and a faculty member in engineering will further their research and report on what they see and learn at the COP 21 meeting.

Honors Knowledge Bowl team lights up scoreboard

For the second straight year, a University of Iowa immunology team took home the Knowledge Bowl championship title at the American College of Rheumatology’s Annual Meeting, held this year Nov. 6–11 in San Francisco.

Scholarships Two UI students awarded the Louis and Dorothy Laubenthal Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship fund honoring an Iowa family’s three generations of commitment to higher education has been awarded to students from Iowa City and Spencer. First-year UI Doctor of Physical Therapy students Katherine Bird and Clare Goeken are recognized as the 2015-16 recipients of the Louis and Dorothy Laubenthal Memorial Scholarship.