Articles from December 2018

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Dare to Discover banner campaign preview

Downtown banner campaign will put the spotlight on students

Starting in January, more than 40 undergraduate and graduate students will be recognized for their important contributions to research, scholarship, and discovery at the University of Iowa. The students will be featured on large Dare to Discover banners that will be displayed throughout downtown Iowa City and in the University Capitol Centre through March 2019. The campaign is sponsored by the...
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Howard named UI’s first-ever National Academy of Inventors fellow

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named University of Iowa neurosurgeon and entrepreneur Matthew Howard, M.D., a 2018 fellow. Howard, who is the John C. VanGilder Chair in Neurosurgery and head of the Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine’s Department of Neurosurgery, will receive the award during an induction ceremony at Space Center Houston in Texas on April 11. He is the...

UI awarded two grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation totaling $1.6 Million

The University of Iowa Obermann Center for Advanced Studies in the Office of the Vice President for Research will host two grants totaling nearly $1.6 million from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation starting Oct. 1. With funding of $225,000, the 2019-20 Mellon Sawyer Seminar “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” will be co-directed by UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences...
Discovery and Innovation Awards

Nominations for Discovery and Innovation Awards are due February 5

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is now accepting nominations for outstanding University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students in the areas of research, scholarship, innovation, and mentorship. “These awards recognize the incredible and transformative work happening across our campus, from History to Neuroscience,” said John Keller, Interim Vice President for Research. “Every...