Honors STEM Advisory Council to renew UI/Kirkwood hub partnership

The executive committee of the Iowa Governor’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Advisory Council has voted to renew hub partnerships with all six of its current regional STEM hub institutions for another three-year term beginning next summer. The institutions include Iowa

UI faculty publications roundup

The University of Iowa Office of Strategic Communciation will highlight publications by UI faculty of academic books and journal articles on a regular basis in Iowa Now.

UI's first female vice president honored

Nominations sought for the May Brodbeck Distinguished Achievement Award for Faculty
The University of Iowa Committee on the Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women announces that the Distinguished Achievement Award for Faculty has been renamed the May Brodbeck Distinguished Achievement Award for Faculty in honor of the UI's first female vice president.

Honors Ghadeer Thalji receives GSK award

Dr. Ghadeer Thalji received a Glaxo-Smith-Kline Prosthodontic Innovator Award, which is given to acknowledge those who advance the understanding of prosthodontics-related biological and/or material systems, human behavior, cost and care delivery, as well as economic modeling and quality of life in

Grants Elangovan receives two-year exploratory (R21) NIH grant

Dr. Satheesh Elangovan, Department of Periodontics, has received a two-y ear NIH grant. The award amount is projected to be $406,285 and will be used for his research, “A Novel RNA-Based Biomaterial for Bone Regeneration.” Results from this study will pro- vide critical information on the

Grants UI REACH awarded grant from Autism Speaks Family Services Committee

The University of Iowa REACH Program in the College of Education received a $25,000 grant from the Autism Speaks Family Services Committee. The award is from the second annual Brian & Patricia Kelly Postsecondary Scholarship Fund, and the funds will be distributed to individuals for up to $5,

Honors Odgaard to Receive Hilgard Hydraulic Prize for journal paper

Jacob Odgaard , professo r of civil and environmen tal engineering and faculty research engineer at IIHR -- Hydroscience & Engineering ( ASCE ), has been selected to receive the 2015 Karl Emil Hilgard Hydraulic Prize from the American Society of Civil Engineers for his paper, "Baffle-Drop

Honors Ihrig receives 2015 NARST Outstanding Paper Award

Lori Ihrig, administrator of curriculum and instruction at the University of Iowa College of Education's Belin-Blank Center, has been selected by the National Association for Research Science in Science Teaching (NARST), a world wide organization for improving science teaching and learning through