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
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
University of Iowa doctoral candidate Douglas Cole of Cedar Rapids shares his experiences conducting research on the lesser-studied Lao language while traveling to Vientiane, Laos, thanks to a Stanley Graduate Award for International Research.
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After graduating from Kansas State University in 1959, Florida-born Leon Hicks came to Iowa City to further his education as a painter. When he met former UI printmaking chair Mauricio Lasansky, his perspective on art was forever altered. Story
The Midwest Creative College Conference, hosted by the UI School of Urban and Regional Planning to commemorate its 50th anniversary, will be held in Iowa City Sept. 19-20. The conference will explore how college towns can convert their energy and cultural vibrance into an entrepreneurial start-up scene. Story
UI International Programs’ monthly WorldCanvass program will kick off its sixth season with “The Passion That Drives Innovation,” on Tuesday, Sept. 2, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at FilmScene, 118 E. College St. Story