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Foley Nicpon named director of Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development

Friday, May 13, 2022
Megan Foley Nicpon, an internationally recognized expert in counseling psychology and twice-exceptionality, has been named the new director of the College of Education’s Connie Belin and Jacqueline N. Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development.

9 UI students, recent alumni awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Nine University of Iowa students and recent graduates were named recipients of the highly competitive Graduate Research Fellowship Program funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Dates and times of spring 2022 commencement ceremonies announced

Thursday, May 5, 2022
This spring, more than 5,100 University of Iowa students will receive degrees during in-person and livestreamed commencement ceremonies beginning with the College of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy ceremony on May 12 and concluding with the College of Dentistry’s ceremony on June 4.

17 UI students, alumni receive Fulbright awards to travel abroad in 2022-23

Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Seventeen University of Iowa students and alumni were chosen from about 10,000 Fulbright Award applicants nationwide to serve as representatives of the U.S. State Department to teach English abroad and to undertake public health research and creative writing projects in 16 countries.

Iowa celebrates planting of Anne Frank tree on Pentacrest

Monday, May 2, 2022
On Friday, April 29, the University of Iowa became the 13th location in the United States to plant a sapling grown from the chestnut tree that symbolized hope for Anne Frank as she hid from the Nazis during World War II.

The Daily Iowan wins awards from Society of Professional Journalists

Monday, April 18, 2022
The Daily Iowan dominated a regional journalism competition run by the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ).

UI announces 2021 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award recipients

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
The University of Iowa Council on Teaching named 29 teaching assistants as recipients of the 2021 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award.

11 students, faculty, staff, alumni honored with Finkbine Awards

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Eleven University of Iowa students, faculty, staff, and alumni received awards April 12 at the 105th Finkbine Awards dinner.

UI student’s computer science skills aid Iowa literacy efforts

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Iowa Reading Research Center programmer Ben Stone is the 2022 Student Employee of the Year. Six other students and seven student employee supervisors were also recognized during National Student Employment Week .

Egan receives Lola Lopes Award

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Deirdre Egan, assistant director of the University of Iowa Writing Center, is the recipient of the 2022 Lola Lopes Award for Undergraduate Student Advocacy.