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.
Biological agents at the University of Iowa’s Developmental Studies Hybridoma Bank are being enlisted in the quest to fight the novel coronavirus.
Val Sheffield, the Roy J. Carver Chair in Molecular Genetics at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, has been elected to the 2020 class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Bighley Chair and Professor in the UI College of Pharmacy Aliasger Salem was interviewed by National Geographic for the article, “Why a coronavirus vaccine could take way longer than a year.” Salem discusses the vaccine development process in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The University of Iowa has been named an official Fair Trade University, a designation made upon the passing of a student-led resolution that calls for the university’s commitment to procure and sell fair trade items.
Many scholars at the University of Iowa are grappling with the impact of the pandemic on their profession and personal life. The Obermann Center for Advanced Studies is holding a regular web series, called “Pandemic Insights,” preserving stories of the impact of a pandemic on educators and scholars in eastern Iowa.
Brian Ekdale, a filmmaker and media scholar, is pondering what Kenya’s robust gig economy has to teach us at this moment of global crisis.
We Stand Together—it’s a mantra we’ve heard time and again this past month as our world deals with the impact of COVID-19.
UI faculty members David Gompper and H. Glenn Penny will use their $50,000 Guggenheim fellowship grants to take a year off from teaching to focus solely on their research.
The Iowa Superfund Research Program (ISRP), a University of Iowa research group started in 2006 that is a leader in the study of human exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), has received a highly competitive five-year, $11.4 million grant renewal from the National Institutes of Health.