Miao Li, a human toxicology Ph.D. candidate, was a recipient of the Supplemental Training for Education Program (STEP).
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.07.24 | 08:26 am
The University of Iowa awarded about 5,100 degrees at the close of the 2015 spring session.
Summer high school research program makes UI ‘feel like home’
By: Lois J. Gray | 2015.07.20 | 04:26 pm
Just like her mom almost 30 years ago, Alexandra Chan is immersed in hands-on research on the University of Iowa campus. Chan is one of nearly 40 high school students from across the nation and globe participating in a rigorous, five-week summer residential research opportunity, the Secondary Student Training Program.
UI archivist notes centennial of poet Margaret Walker’s birth
By: David McCartney | 2015.07.14 | 11:40 am
Margaret Walker’s poetry collection "For My People" received top honors in the Yale Series of Younger Poets Competition in 1942. UI archivist David McCartney says the work is as timely now as it was then.
Women in Bahrain and Jordan build community of writers and explore artistic identity through IWP distance-learning course
By: Christopher Clair | 2015.07.09 | 09:58 am
Nearly 20 women in Bahrain and Jordan participated in A Room of One’s Own: Developing the Authorial Voice, a distance-learning course offered by the UI International Writing Program. The course focused on issues of artistic identity while fostering participants’ authorial voices and building a community of women writers.
Study of California’s program found trips to the emergency room increased
By: Richard C. Lewis | 2015.05.27 | 11:32 am
An UI study finds states gain little when dropping adult dental coverage. Researchers say adults in California made 1,800 more hospital visits annually for dental care after losing the benefit. California spent $2.9 million each year, 68 percent more before eliminating the benefit. Results in the journal Health Affairs.
A UI law alumnus preserves an American treasure—and earns a 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award
By: By Kathryn Howe | 2015.05.21 | 11:35 am
In June, the University of Iowa Alumni Association will present Distinguished Alumni Awards to 14 outstanding nominees, including Jay Sieleman—a true blues brother. He's president and chief executive officer of the Blues Foundation in Memphis, which is now the largest and most renowned blues organization in the world.
Sights and sounds from spring 2015 commencement weekend
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.05.18 | 09:49 am
This past weekend, thousands of UI students were joined by faculty, staff, and families as they celebrated their educational milestone at commencement ceremonies around campus.
Funds will be used for research, writing, teaching abroad
By: Hayley Bruce | 2015.05.12 | 11:52 am
Recipients of Fulbright grants are selected on the basis of academic or professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential in their fields. Read about the University of Iowa recipients and their projects.
13 UI students have been awarded Fulbright awards for 2015–16
By: Hayley Bruce | 2015.05.12 | 10:49 am
A record number of UI students and alumni have received Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards this year thanks to hard work among faculty and staff and a growing number of resources for students across campus.