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Student Research Profile: Improving Dry Mouth and Oral Health in Older Populations with Dentures

Friday, February 16, 2024
The Dental Student Research Program at Iowa Dentistry has a long and venerable tradition of teaching students to conduct and think critically about research. Fourth-year dental student Colton Curtis exemplifies these qualities in his work investigating methods to improve dry mouth and oral health in older populations with dentures.

UI advances cochlear implant science into 5th decade with $13.8 million grant renewal

Friday, February 9, 2024
More than 40 years on and after thousands of procedures, Bruce Gantz, MD, vividly remembers how his first patient reacted when she received her cochlear implant in the early 1980s just as these devices were being introduced in the U.S.

Scherer demonstrates value of University of Iowa Distinguished Chair award

Friday, February 9, 2024
The University of Iowa Distinguished Chair award is having a positive impact on some of the university's most accomplished faculty members by providing them with the freedom to advance teaching, research, and public service in new and innovative ways.

CLAS mathematics faculty member named 2024 AMS Fellow

Friday, February 9, 2024
Mathematics professor Palle Jorgensen hopes the American Mathematical Society fellowship will help him be a better researcher and mentor to his students.

3 CLAS faculty members receive humanities scholar awards

Friday, February 9, 2024
Jenna Supp-Montgomerie, Stephanie Miracle, and Jonathan Wilcox will advance their unique research projects with the funding.

Writers' Workshop graduate wins the 2023 National Book Award for Fiction

Tuesday, November 28, 2023
Justin Torres, a 2010 graduate of the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, won the 2023 National Book Award for Fiction at the 74th National Book Awards Ceremony & Benefit Dinner in New York City on Nov. 15.

UI’s Ralston honored at national enrollment management conference

Monday, November 20, 2023
Dr. Kate Ralston, director of enrollment data analytics, has been recognized once again for her industry-leading abilities to apply research to practical enrollment management strategies.

Promoting Breastfeeding in Women with MS

Thursday, October 5, 2023
It’s tough to be a new mother, whoever you are, whatever your income, wherever you live. But for women with chronic health conditions, it’s exceptionally difficult. Even breastfeeding can feel like an insurmountable task, full of uncertainties about the transmission of medication in breastmilk and the physical demands of holding an infant for long periods of time. This past summer, an Obermann Interdisciplinary Research Grant team, aided by Spelman Rockefeller funding, began studying breastfeeding in women with multiple sclerosis (MS), a chronic disease of the brain and spinal cord.

Jaynes awarded the 2023 AGU James B. Macelwane Medal

Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Allison Jaynes, professor of physics and astronomy, was selected to receive the AGU James B. Macelwane Medal, which is given annually to early career scientists in recognition of their significant contributions to Earth and space science. AGU, the world's largest Earth and space science association, annually recognizes a select number of individuals for its highest honors.

Education’s ‘walking Google’ says farewell

Monday, October 2, 2023
Bettina Hass retired Oct. 2 after more than four decades of dedicated service to College of Education.