Articles from March 2018

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Glass ceiling-shattering conductor Marin Alsop to give Creative Matters lecture March 28

The idea that “music has the power to change lives” is the organizing principle behind conductor Marin Alsop’s approach to her profession and her public service. In that spirit, she will offer a lecture at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 28 in the University of Iowa’s Voxman School of Music Recital Hall.
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Michael Pentella named State Hygienic Lab director

Michael Pentella, interim director of the State Hygienic Laboratory (SHL) since December, will become permanent director on June 1. Pentella is a clinical professor of epidemiology in the University of Iowa College of Public Health and former associate director in the SHL. He takes over the position from Chris Atchison, who retired Jan. 5. Previously, he was director of the William A. Hinton State...

Ankeny event brings together biotech leaders, investors March 20-21

Registration is still open for the Partnering for Growth Biotech Innovation Showcase & Forum March 20-21 in Ankeny, an event co-sponsored by the University of Iowa Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development (OVPR&ED). The event will be held in the FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 SW Prairie Trail Parkway, in Ankeny. Registration is free for students, $125 for members of the Iowa...

Request for Proposals due April 2 for Central Plains Research Data Center seed grants

The Iowa Social Science Research Center (ISRC), in cooperation with the University of Iowa Public Policy Center and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), is offering funding to support researchers interested in developing proposals to the Central Plains Research Data Center. Researchers at the University of Iowa are invited to submit a short, two-page seed award proposal that will provide...