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CLAS Associate Dean Cornelia Lang chairing National Science Foundation committee

Wednesday, June 7, 2023
Lang is lending her expertise to help a group charged with improving programming and initiatives supported by the NSF, an independent federal agency that supports science and engineering.

Folland awarded NSF grant to study photonics in crystals

Wednesday, June 7, 2023
The National Science Foundation has awarded Assistant Professor Tom Folland a $604,691 grant for a project that will determine how certain classes of crystals can be used to control both direction, and orientation of light waves. These materials can form a key part of creating advanced optical technologies including laser imaging, optical biosensors, and quantum optics.

Farag receives $1M grant to reduce errors in K-12 school medication administration

Wednesday, June 7, 2023
A team of University of Iowa researchers led by College of Nursing Associate Professor Amany Farag, has been awarded a three-year, $1 million grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to implement and evaluate the usability and effectiveness of an electronic student medication record aimed at reducing medication errors in K-12 schools. 

CLAS professor Meenakshi Gigi Durham featured in Hulu docuseries Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields

Wednesday, June 7, 2023
Durham, a media and gender studies researcher in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was interviewed in the popular documentary.

UI joins statewide initiative to make Iowa a national leader in biomanufacturing

Wednesday, June 7, 2023
Researchers from the University of Iowa will play a key role in boosting Iowa’s position as a leader in bioscience and advanced manufacturing through a new project sponsored by the National Science Foundation.

CLAS philosophy professor receives $234,000 research grant

Monday, March 6, 2023
University of Iowa Professor Carrie Figdor has recently been awarded a grant from Templeton to support her research.

Journalism professor to keynote at University of Paris conference

Friday, February 24, 2023
University of Iowa School of Journalism and Mass Communication professor David Dowling will give the keynote address at an international conference that is being organized around his 2021 book release. The conference is called The Future of Technological Mediation in Journalism and the Media and will take place at the University of Paris. Dowling will present research from his book titled The...

Dance Gala returns to Hancher with themes of mental health, inclusivity

Monday, November 7, 2022
The University of Iowa Dance Gala will perform at Hancher Auditorium for the first time in two years — and will include a poignant performance inspired by mental illness.

Spak to serve on EPA air-quality advisory panel

Friday, November 4, 2022
Scott Spak, associate professor in the School of Planning and Public Affairs and senior research fellow at the Public Policy Center at the University of Iowa, has been chosen to serve on an advisory panel for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Spak will be a member of the EPA's Science Advisory Board and will evaluate a model utilized by the EPA to measure changes in adverse health effects...