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Former UI President David Skorton returns to campus for March 30 talk

Presentation will focus on how STEM and liberal arts fields nourish one another
Former UI President David Skorton, now secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, will return to campus March 30 to present the talk “Education and What We Value: How STEM and the Liberal Arts Nourish Each Other.”

Graduate College Grad students bring science to the public

The Iowa City Science Booster Club, a partnership between the University of Iowa and the National Center for Science Education, supports local science education by providing a platform for fun, community-based science events. What’s the secret of the booster club’s success? Graduate student involvement.

11 UI graduate programs in national top 10

Latest rankings from ‘US News & World Report’ released March 14
The University of Iowa also has 24 colleges and graduate programs listed among the 25 best in the nation, according to the latest rankings released Tuesday from “U.S. News & World Report.”

Old Gold: 1962 campus concert featured both Al Jarreau and Simon Estes

UI archivist recalls early performance by acclaimed singers
Many people know that Al Jarreau and Simon Estes are alumni of the University of Iowa, but can you imagine the two luminaries being on the same concert bill? UI archivist David McCartney looks back at the evening they performed on campus.
A University of Iowa student receives his degree during the Graduate College commencement ceremony Dec. 16 at Hancher Auditorium. About 250 students received degrees at the ceremony.

Recapping fall 2016 commencement

About 1,500 graduates received degrees at ceremonies this past weekend
About 1,500 University of Iowa students received their degrees at fall 2016 commencement ceremonies Dec. 16–18. “Iowa Now” captured several celebratory moments at the festivities.
2016 Three Minute Thesis Winner Kirsten Stoner

Say what now? Research, communication, and the 3MT

Kirsten Stoner wins this year’s Three-Minute Thesis competition
Kirsten Stoner, this year’s Three Minute Thesis competition winner, wants to improve outcomes for patients with cervical myelopathy. Stoner and six other 3MT competitors got a boost from a graduate seminar in communicating research.
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UI to honor December 2016 graduates

More than 1,500 degrees will be awarded in ceremonies Dec. 16–18
The University of Iowa will award degrees to more than 1,500 graduates during seven ceremonies this weekend.
University of Iowa Graduate College Commencement Ceremony - December 16, 2016

Video: Graduate College winter 2016 commencement ceremony

Friday, Dec. 16, 7 p.m., Hancher Auditorium
A video recording of the winter 2016 UI Graduate College commencement ceremony is available for viewing. The ceremony was held Dec. 16.

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