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Longevity Awards, October 2016

Friday, January 20, 2017
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. Longevity Award winners receive a certificate and letter of appreciation from the Office of the President.

College of Law announces faculty appointments

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
The University of Iowa College of Law is pleased to announce four new faculty appointments.

What role do supermassive black holes play when galaxies merge?

Thursday, January 12, 2017
Galaxies are merging all the time, even our own galaxy, the Milky Way. But how these mergers occur isn’t entirely clear. University of Iowa astrophysicist Hai Fu will use a National Science Foundation grant to find and characterize supermassive black holes associated with merging galaxies.

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center awards ASC seed grants

Thursday, January 12, 2017
Four early career University of Iowa scientists have each received an American Cancer Society seed grant through Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the UI to investigate new ideas related to the cause, prevention, and treatment of cancer.

UI alumnus and climate scientist James Hansen honored by BBVA Foundation

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
University of Iowa alumnus and climate science pioneer James Hansen has received the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Climate Change for his contributions to climate science. He and Princeton University scientist Syukuro Manabe were jointly recognized for constructing the first computational models to simulate climate behavior.

Kivlighan awarded grant from American Psychological Foundation

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Martin Kivlighan has been awarded the American Psychological Foundation’s 2016 Division 49 Group Psychotherapy Grant.

Sunstein receives Community Impact Grant

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Bonnie Sunstein has received a Community Impact Grant from the Office of Outreach and Engagement.

Datchuk receives an Innovations in Teaching with Technology Award

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Kim Datchuk has received an Innovations in Teaching with Technology Award (ITTA).

Strack, Usachev named J.P. Long Professors of Pharmacology

Friday, January 6, 2017
Stefan Strack and Yuriy Usachev, both professors of pharmacology, have been appointed to endowed professorships named for a former chairman of the department, John Paul Long. The five-year appointments are effective Jan. 1, 2017.

Wolf named Callaghan Chair in Sports Medicine

Friday, January 6, 2017
Brian Wolf, professor in the University of Iowa Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, has been appointed the John and Kim Callaghan Chair in Sports Medicine. The five-year appointment became effective Dec. 1.