The UI’s Khalid Algharrawi has received the 2016 University of Iowa Research Foundation Inventor Award for his research project involving the production of 7-methylxanthne from caffeine and theobromine via the metabolic engineering of E. coli.
Saba Rasheed Ali, director of Project HOPE and an expert in vocational psychology, employment issues, and career development of underserved youth, has been named associate dean for research at the University of Iowa’s College of Education. Ali will assume the new role July 1.
Peter Damiano, professor of preventive and community dentistry in the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics and director of the Public Policy Center and the PPC’s Health Policy Research Program, has been invited to serve on the Legislative Advisory Committee of the American Dental Education Association.
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2017.06.01 | 08:21 am
Greg Stewart and Amy Colbert, professors of management and organizations in the UI Tippie College of Business, have been appointed to new chairs in the college. Stewart has been appointed to the Mary H. Bell Chair in Leadership, and Colbert to the Leonard A. Hadley Chair in Leadership.
By: UI Health Care Marketing and Communications | 2017.05.24 | 01:00 pm
The University of Iowa Health Care bariatric surgery program has been accredited as a Comprehensive Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), a joint program of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.
David Cwiertny provides scientific expertise as staffer for House Committee on Energy and Commerce
By: Lynn Anderson Davy | 2017.05.19 | 09:48 am
UI engineering professor David Cwiertny decided to spend his sabbatical working for the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and hopes his experience will inform his next course, Politics and Economics of Food, Energy and Water Systems. Cwiertny recently sat down with “Iowa Now” to discuss his time in D.C.
Kelly Thornburg, director of scholar development with the University of Iowa Honors Program, is the recipient of the 2017 Lola Lopes Award for Undergraduate Student Advocacy in recognition of her work serving undergraduate students and the undergraduate experience.
...and forward to the final commencement, for the College of Dentistry, May 26
By: Lynn Anderson Davy | 2017.05.15 | 02:13 pm
UI graduates celebrated a series of commencements May 11–14. From the Carver College of Medicine to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Hawkeyes cheered and shed some tears at the closing of an important chapter in their lives. Read a recap and check out some photos of the festivities.