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UI professor wins NASA funding for simulation package

Thursday, June 9, 2022
A University of Iowa professor has received an award from NASA as part of a simulation package that will aid in the design of new instruments aboard balloons and satellites.

University of Iowa Distinguished Chairs named

Thursday, May 26, 2022
Peter Thorne, professor of occupational and environmental health in the College of Public Health, and Lea VanderVelde, professor of law and the Josephine R. Witte Chair, have been named recipients of the 2022 University of Iowa Distinguished Chair.

Whitaker receives alumni award from South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health

Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Selected from a pool of nominations of alumni who graduated in the past 10 years ago, Kara Whitaker has been awarded the Gerry Sue Arnold Alumni Award from the University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health.

UI researcher wins funding to study regional air quality

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
A University of Iowa researcher has been awarded $1.55 million to improve regional air quality monitoring from space.

2022 spring graduates celebrate accomplishments

Monday, May 16, 2022
The University of Iowa Class of 2022 celebrated the culmination of years of hard work during commencement ceremonies that began May 12 and will conclude with the College of Dentistry’s ceremony June 4.

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.