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HSO employee wins Certificate of Distinction as student supervisor

Gabrielle “Gabby” Chelette, an Institutional Review Board (IRB) application analyst in the University of Iowa’s Human Subjects Office (HSO), recently placed second in the Pomerantz Career Center’s 6th annual Student Supervisor of the Year Award, winning a Certificate of Distinction. The certificate means Chelette was voted among the Top 7 overall student supervisors on the UI campus. The Pomerantz...
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Two new REU grants broaden UI capacity to train future scientists

The Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) programs bring students to the University of Iowa (UI) to have active and meaningful participation in ongoing research projects. The two new REU programs, which are funded by the National Science Foundation, bring the total number of funded REU programs on the UI campus up to six, a threefold increase over four years. “With the addition of two new...
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Student researchers, scholars get spotlight in 2018 banner campaign

University of Iowa students spend a lot of time hitting the books, sitting in lectures, and writing papers, but in between many are also helping to answer some of life’s most important and interesting questions as researchers and scholars. To shine a light on their work, the UI Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development (OVPR&ED) is featuring 64 students in this year’s Dare...
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Medicine’s thorny problems tackled by multidisciplinary Iowa Medical Innovation Group

All innovation is driven by one simple thought: “There’s got to be a better way to do this.” That thought is the beginning of every project tackled by the Iowa Medical Innovation Group (IMIG), a University of Iowa program that brings together students from the colleges of law, medicine, engineering and business to develop an idea for an original medical device. From design, to prototype, to...
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When there’s NOT an app for that: UI-sponsored Coding Garage sparks teen innovation

It’s Demo Day for participants in this summer’s ISE Coding Garage, an app development workshop for high school students. There is a nervous energy in the room as students prepare to demonstrate the mobile apps they’ve been developing for the past eight weeks as part of a STEM initiative developed by Coralville-based Innovative Software Engineering (ISE) and supported by the University of Iowa...