Achievements

Honors Laurian receives Faculty Service Award from IISC

Lucie Laurian, associate professor in the School of Urban and Regional Planning, received the 2016–17 annual Faculty Service Award presented by the Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities (IISC).
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Finkbine Dinner celebrates 100-year milestone

Annual awards honor students, staff, faculty, and alumni
University of Iowa students, faculty, staff, and alumni received some of the institution’s highest honors on April 11 at the 100th Finkbine Dinner.

Honors Goldwater Foundation recognizes UI undergraduate researchers

Jacob Isbell, a member of the University of Iowa Honors Program and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has been named a 2017 Goldwater Scholar. The Goldwater Foundation also recognized UI junior Lance Heady with an honorable mention.
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UI honors top student employee

Seven others to be recognized at Presidential Luncheon, student supervisors also celebrated
Rachel Bruflodt was named UI’s 2016–17 student employee of the year. The Dubuque, Iowa, native and seven other student employees, as well as nine student employee supervisors, will be honored April 13 at a reception at the home of UI President J. Bruce Harreld.
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Tippie student to become air battle manager after graduation

UI Air Force ROTC program teaches students integrity, service, and excellence
After graduation, UI marketing major Alex Pagano will become an air battle manager at Tyndall Air Force Base in Panama City, Florida. Pagano, a former wing commander in the UI’s Air Force ROTC program, says her Tippie College of Business mentors also played a key role in her success.

Iowa Law alum uses classroom theory to parse courtroom problems

When Iowa Law alumna Sara Davenport began working as assistant county attorney in Jackson County, Iowa, she didn’t expect to stay very long. But when the Jackson County attorney resigned, Davenport found herself appointed to the position, one she’s grown to love.

Honors Outstanding faculty, staff, and students recognized during annual Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women

The Susan C. Buckley Distinguished Achievement Award for Staff and May Brodbeck Distinguished Achievement Award for Faculty were awarded to three exceptional women at the University of Iowa’s annual Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women on April 5. Nine UI students were also honored at the event.
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Baseball statistics website Baseball-Reference.com born at UI

Sean Forman started the site while earning his doctorate in mathematics
Baseball-Reference.com, the definitive online guide for baseball statistics, started out as a project that CEO Sean Forman worked on in his spare time while finishing his doctorate in mathematics at the University of Iowa. Tolerated by his non-baseball-fan advisor, the site is now Forman’s fulltime job.

Scholarships Hauer earns NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Jill Hauer, a doctoral student in the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Genetics at the University of Iowa, earned a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship for 2017 to study a kidney disease.

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