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Len MacGillivray, professor and chair of the Department of Chemistry, to receive prestigious disciplinary award

Friday, September 10, 2021
The American Chemical Society has named Professor Leonard "Len" MacGillivray, the chair of the University of Iowa Department of Chemistry, the recipient of the 2021 ACS Midwest Award. The award, granted by the ACS's St. Louis section, each year recognizes one scientist who has significantly contributed to the development of chemical research and education.

Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz named F. Wendell Miller Associate Professor

Friday, August 27, 2021
Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz, a leading scholar of feminist and gender studies, has been appointed the F. Wendell Miller Associate Professor, Communication Studies, by the University of Iowa. Fixmer-Oraiz is a faculty member in the Department of Communication Studies, with a joint appointment in the Department of Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies.

Wild Bill’s Coffee Shop transitions to Wild Bill’s Workshop

Monday, August 9, 2021
Wild Bill’s in North Hall will no longer operate as a coffee shop. Instead, the School of Social Work is reimagining the space as a workshop and classroom.

Nugent named editor of The Iowa Review

Monday, August 2, 2021
Lynne Nugent has been named editor of The Iowa Review. She is the seventh editor in the half-century history of The Iowa Review and the first nonwhite person (she is Asian American) to serve in that role.

PhD student Cecilia Fasano wins three-year NASA research grant

Thursday, June 17, 2021
Cecilia Fasano, a PhD student in the UI Department of Physics and Astronomy, has earned a three-year Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST) fellowship from NASA's Astrophysics Division to advance her research into making and assessing UV/X-ray diffraction gratings, which will be used in future NASA missions.

McMillan selected for prestigious residential fellowship in ballet

Thursday, June 17, 2021
Professor Christopher-Rasheem McMillan of the University of Iowa has been selected by the New York University Center for Ballet and the Arts for its prestigious Resident Fellowship.

Iowa researchers use satellite data to measure air pollution

Friday, June 4, 2021
Despite years of regulating human-source emissions, air pollution remains problematic, and some University of Iowa scientists say it’s time to look closer at the ground below.

The Program Era Project: Limning the depths of the Iowa Writers' Workshop's literary influence

Thursday, April 22, 2021
Loren Glass, professor and chair of the university's Department of English, has teamed up with doctoral candidate Nicholas M. Kelly and digital humanities librarian Nichole White to create the Program Era Project, which tracks the aesthetic and cultural influence of the Iowa Writers' Workshop since its founding in 1936.

Tippie Analytics wins major international analytics award

Thursday, April 15, 2021
The Tippie College of Business has been honored as one of the top colleges in the world for preparing students for careers in business analytics. The college received the UPS George D. Smith Prize, which recognizes the leading university in the world for excellence in preparing students to practice in the areas of analytics or operations research.

Larry Lockwood to retire as assistant provost and university registrar

Thursday, April 15, 2021
Larry Lockwood, assistant provost and university registrar, will retire on July 6 after 19 years at the University of Iowa.