Faculty

UI TIER update: May 15

As the UI moves forward with the Iowa Board of Regents’ TIER project, campus leaders are committed to keeping colleagues informed. Here are the latest developments in business and academic cases.
Burk Brett

Oskaloosa Herald Oskaloosa native wins grant to teach English in Taiwan

Oskaloosa native Brett Burk has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Award to pursue an English Teaching Assistantship in Taiwan for 2015-16. Burk graduated from the University of Iowa in December 2014 with a B.A. in linguistics and an emphasis in teaching English as a second language (ESL).

College of Education Convocation - May 15, 2015

UI Video: Teacher Education Convocation 2015

Friday, May 15, 5 p.m., Iowa Memorial Union Main Lounge
The UI College of Education Spring 2015 Teacher Education Convocation will be streamed live from "Iowa Now." Streaming will begin shortly before the ceremony begins Friday, May 15, at 5 p.m. Archival video will replace the live stream on the "Iowa Now" page shortly after the ceremony concludes.

New engineering requirement builds a bridge to the creative arts

Applies to all entering first-year undergraduate students in fall 2015
Beginning in fall 2015, all entering students in the UI College of Engineering will be required to take at least three semester hours of credit in the creative arts. The new requirement is the latest addition to an educational toolkit that uniquely prepares student engineers to enter the work force.

Grants Abel awarded $4 million to study heart failure and diabetes

E. Dale Abel, director of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center at the University of Iowa, has been awarded two separate grants totaling $4 million from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute to study the connection between diabetes, obesity, and heart failure.
man lying in bed using a tablet device

Improve your sleep efficiency

UI faculty and staff invited to participate in free sleep program
Counting sheep isn't putting you to sleep? Not getting enough shut-eye is recognized as a major public health issue. That's why the UI Employee Assistance Program is offering a new, free program for faculty and staff called SHUTi, or Sleep Healthy Using the Internet.
The Student Experience: Brian Wall

The Student Experience: Brian Wall

Future doctor continuing to learn inside classroom and in the community
Future doctor Brian Wall is thankful for all the opportunities he’s had to learn more about his hometown, Iowa City, and the school he loves. He’s been involved in student organizations and community groups, all while double majoring in health and human physiology and Spanish.

Trends in Biotechnology UI's Ozbolat discusses current state of bioprinting technology

Although current technology shows a great deal of promise for bioprinting at organ-level complexity, many hurdles remain before the goal of printing functional organs can be realized, writes Ibrahim Ozbolat, assistant professor of mechanical and industrial engineering in the University of Iowa College of Engineering.

Graduating seniors reflect on their faculty mentors

Professors' guidance pays off

Graduating seniors reflect on their faculty mentors
Three UI graduating seniors sat down with their mentors to reflect on their four years at Iowa.

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