A search committee made up of University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students has begun work to find a replacement for Daniel Reed, former vice president for research and economic development, who stepped down last fall and recently was named senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of Utah, effective July 1, 2018.
The search committee in charge of seeking the next vice president for research and economic development at the University of Iowa has been constituted. The committee is expected to begin its search this summer.
The University of Iowa Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination (CHEEC) has awarded $40,000 in cooperative funding to a team of researchers from the UI, Wake Forest School of Medicine, and University of Maryland College of Behavioral and Social Sciences that is exploring links between certain cancers and environmental factors.
The University of Iowa Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination (CHEEC) has awarded $159,929 in seed grants to researchers at the UI and Luther College. Awarded studies will focus on the identification and measurement of harmful algal blooms, viral and bacterial pathogens, and lead.
University of Iowa Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development (OVPR&ED) Director Wendy Loney was recently given the 2018 recipient of the UI Human Resources (UIHR) Distinguished Strategic Business Partner Award.
John Keller, University of Iowa interim Vice President for Research and Economic Development and Dean of the Graduate College, recently joined a panel of experts to discuss “Investing in the Nation’s Future – A Renewed Commitment to Federal Science Funding.”