Farnaz Fatahi

Members of the University of Iowa community can now nominate outstanding undergraduate, grad student, and postdoctoral researchers for the 2025 Dare to Discover banner campaign, which is sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR). 

The banner campaign highlights outstanding students and postdocs participating in research, scholarship, and other creative activities. The 2024 campaign featured 80 students and postdocs.

Nominations can be submitted online via the form below until Thursday, Sept. 5. 

The OVPR encourages early nominations of researchers working on campus this summer before June 20. The OVPR will select as many as 30 individuals during this early nomination period.

Selected researchers will be notified by late September. The banners will display from January to mid-March 2025.

Nominations of students and postdocs from diverse backgrounds and that represent a range of disciplines, especially the arts and humanities, are encouraged.

 For additional information, please contact Casey Westlake, communications manager.

Submit your nominations now

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