Achievements

Honors Rahmouni honored by International Society of Hypertension

Kamal Rahmouni, professor of pharmacology and internal medicine at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, has been awarded the 2016 Paul Korner Award by the International Society of Hypertension (ISH).
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Houston, we have a Hawkeye

Iowa native discusses her NASA internship in 'nerd paradise'
UI journalism student Faith Wenger combined her interests in technology, communication, and entrepreneurship to land the perfect internship at the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.

Honors UI alumnus awarded National Humanities Medal

Physician and author Abraham Verghese, who received an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop in 1991, is among the recipients of the 2015 National Humanities Medal.
Class of 2020 forms a block I at Kinnick.

UI's fall enrollment numbers reflect commitment to access and excellence

Class of 2020 boasts many first-generation students and Old Gold Scholars
The University of Iowa Class of 2020 tops previous records in achievement, boasting nearly 800 Old Gold Scholarship recipients, as well as 1,360 first-generation students.
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UI names residence hall after Elizabeth Catlett

Madison Street Residence Hall will carry the name of renowned African American alumna
The UI has proposed naming the Madison Street Residence Hall after renowned sculptor and printmaker Elizabeth Catlett, the first African American woman to receive an MFA at the University of Iowa.

Honors Donelson to be recognized as Distinguished Mentor

John Donelson, professor emeritus of biochemistry in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, will be honored at the 2016 Distinguished Mentor Award Celebration and Lecture from 3 to 5 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 1, in the Prem Sahai Auditorium in the Medical Education and Research Facility.

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