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Longevity Awards: October 2022

Thursday, April 13, 2023
University of Iowa Staff Council’s service-recognition program acknowledges all professional and scientific and merit staff who have reached 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, or 50 years of continuous service. Awardees receive a certificate and letter of appreciation from the Office of the President.

The Daily Iowan receives numerous awards from Society of Professional Journalists

Monday, April 10, 2023
The Daily Iowan won top honors in seven of nine categories—including best student newspaper, best TV newscast, and best website—in a regional journalism competition run by the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ).

UI faculty who have received prestigious awards will be honored April 25

Monday, March 27, 2023
The Highly Prestigious Faculty Award Investiture honors University of Iowa faculty who have been recognized with a highly prestigious award, as designated by the National Research Council (NRC).

Novak, Pacheco selected as Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Interdisciplinary Research Leaders

Monday, December 12, 2022
University of Iowa professors Nicole Novak and Julianna Pacheco have been selected to participate in a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation leadership program that connects community researchers from across the country.

International Writing Program resident Karunatilaka wins 2022 Booker Prize

Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Shehan Karunatilaka, spring 2022 resident of the University of Iowa International Writing Program (IWP), has been honored with the 2022 Booker Prize for his second novel, "The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida."

Grant will assess public perception of tap water in Des Moines

Monday, October 24, 2022
A University of Iowa research team has received a grant to study public confidence in tap water.

New book celebrates writers as aesthetic, political agents

Thursday, October 20, 2022
A faculty member in the University of Iowa Department of English has published a book that argues that state and state-affiliated cultural diplomacy contributed to the making of postwar U.S. literature.

UI assistant professor begins postdoctoral fellowship at McNeil Center for Early American Studies

Tuesday, October 11, 2022
University of Iowa Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies Tara Bynum began a nine-month term as the Barra Sabbatical Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania’s McNeil Center for Early American Studies on Sept. 1.

UI researcher’s book examines why distrustful public has turned to bottled water

Wednesday, October 5, 2022
A research fellow at the University of Iowa’s Public Policy Center has published a book on Americans’ distrust of the government when it comes to drinking water.

UI physicist honored by American Physical Society

Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Greg Howes, professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, has been honored by the American Physical Society with an award for his contributions to plasma physics.