Cheng Cheng-kung was presented with the Outstanding University of Iowa Alumni Award during a ceremony in Taipei, Taiwan. UI College of Engineering Dean Alec B. Scranton presented the award.
Cheng is a distinguished professor of biomedical engineering and director of the Orthopedic Device Research Center at National Yang Ming University.
Tom Brokaw, a noted journalist whose career has spanned over five decades, announced that his personal papers will be preserved at the University of Iowa Libraries. The collection, including Brokaw’s brushes with some of history’s most fascinating and frustrating events, will become available to students and scholars beginning in 2017.