Achievements

Grants Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at UI receives highest designation from NCI

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the UI has received its third renewal as a comprehensive cancer center from the National Cancer Institute. The five-year renewal includes $12.2 million to support research. There are fewer than 50 NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the nation. Holden is the only one in Iowa.

Appointments Abel to lead Iowa Neuroscience Institute

In his new role at the UI, Ted Abel will build a collaborative community of scientists and clinicians to foster interdisciplinary research and training in neuroscience and to support translational research in disorders of the brain and nervous system.

Honors Fiske once again names UI a 'Best Buy'

For the 12th straight year, the University of Iowa has been designated a "Best Buy" in the "Fiske Guide to Colleges."
himie voxman portrait from 2002

A visit to Himie Voxman's hometown

RAGBRAI riding to Centerville on July 27
On Wednesday, July 27, RAGBRAI will reach Centerville, the birthplace of Himie Voxman, the University of Iowa's music director for 26 years.
alex lodge portrait

Law + chemistry = perfect career formula

Recent law grad Alex Lodge plans to combine academic backgrounds through chemistry/biotechnology patent prosecution
Alex Lodge, who holds a doctorate in chemistry and a juris doctor from the University of Iowa, says he’ll continue to draw on the lessons he learned from Iowa Law faculty who encouraged him to think beyond the outcome of a case.

Nominations sought for honorary degrees

Deadline for nominations is Aug. 12
The University of Iowa Honorary Degree Selection Committee is seeking nominations for the 2016-17 awards. Notable recipients of past honorary degrees include William “Bill” Bryson (2016), Tom Brokaw (2010), and Earl Warren (1962). Nominations are due by Aug. 12.

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