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Achievements: UI faculty, staff making news

Thursday, April 5, 2012
University staff and faculty are accomplishing great things every day. See who’s making news with awards, publications, promotion and tenure, and more.

Math in the margins

Thursday, April 5, 2012
Deidra Franzen Baker, the UI College of Education's 2012 Yager Educational Accomplishment Honor recipient, and education professor Bonnie Sunstein will present “Math in the Margins: Expanding the Five-Minute Universe with Geometry and Writing” at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, in the Teacher Leader Center, N140 Lindquist Center.

POTUS pick

Thursday, April 5, 2012
President Barack Obama has appointed Christopher Merrill, director of the University of Iowa International Writing Program, to the National Council on the Humanities.

Nursing student earns national scholarship

Thursday, April 5, 2012
The Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar Program aims to turn promising students like Emily Higdon into tomorrow's nursing program faculty, addressing a critical shortage.

CLAS appoints three faculty to named positions

Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Three faculty members in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences have been appointed as named professors and fellows.

CLAS names 2012 dean's, collegiate scholars

Monday, April 2, 2012
Five faculty members in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences have been honored for their excellence in teaching and scholarship or creative work.

Ponseti essay takes national honor

Friday, March 30, 2012
A University of Iowa student's essay about how the Internet and social media helped the Ponseti method become the gold standard for the treatment of clubfoot has won a national contest.

Going for the Golden Silo

Friday, March 30, 2012
The University of Iowa Museum of Natural History has been chosen as a finalist for the Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area People’s Choice Site of the Year Golden Silo Award. Cast your vote by April 3 at the Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area website.

Celebrate achievements of women leaders

Thursday, March 29, 2012
The annual Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women presents some of the university's top honors for faculty and staff, as well as scholarships for promising students.

Social media to the big screen

Wednesday, March 28, 2012
History alumnus James Erwin's Reddit postings were well-read; before long, his hypothetical time-travel military scenario (modern Marines fighting the Roman Empire, in the earlier era) landed him screenwriter duties on a big-budget flick.