IMPORTANT: The following message from Vice President for Research Marty Scholtz applies only to research study visits occurring in UI Hospitals & Clinics and other clinical settings during scheduled patient visits. Guidance for other human subjects and broader research on campus is forthcoming. We're working closely with the campus Critical Incident Management Team, collegiate leaders, and the Board of Regents to ensure our research ramp-up is methodical, strategic, and safe.
Veteran researcher Stanley Perlman—until recently, one of only 10 full-time coronavirus virologists in the world—leads the University of Iowa’s search for answers on COVID-19.
University of Iowa faculty members Simon Balto, assistant professor of History and African American Studies, and Richard Brent Turner, professor of Religious Studies and African American Studies, have been named 2020 fellows of the American Council of Learned Societies.
A record number of 24 University of Iowa students and alumni from a range of creative, academic, and scientific fields have been chosen from among more than 10,000 students nationally to receive a prestigious Fulbright award to conduct research, teach English, or undertake creative projects abroad.
Professor of Physics and Astronomy Cornelia Lang will serve as the associate dean for undergraduate education, and Professor of Biology Joshua Weiner will become associate dean for research. Both appointments are effective July 1, 2020.