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.
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.
Recent law grad Alex Lodge plans to combine academic backgrounds through chemistry/biotechnology patent prosecution
By: Hayley Bruce | 2016.07.14 | 02:45 pm
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.
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.
The 2016 awardees credit much of their success to the foundations they built at the University of Iowa, whether academic, professional, personal, or philosophical. Read on to learn what these distinguished alums have been up to.