Recent News

Recent News

  University of Iowa student, Tiffany Baker-Strothkamp, has been awarded a $10,000 Veteran of Foreign Wars (VFW) Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship. Tiffany is a second year student in the Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling through the College of Education. Her research interest is...
Matsalyn Brown, executive assistant to three consecutive deans of the Tippie College of Business, first came to Iowa with her family as part of former Governor Robert Ray’s initiative to bring displaced people from Southeast Asia to the state. A member of the Tai Dam, Brown is keeping traditions ...
The Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act, also known as the “Forever GI Bill,” was signed into law on August 17, 2017, and brings significant changes to Veterans’ education benefits over the next few years. Most enhance or expand education benefits for Veterans, Service Members,...
Helping UI student veterans succeed in science: Assistant Professor Scott Daly started the Chemistry Platoon after learning UI student veterans weren’t performing as well as their peers. The program has been so successful that Daly has obtained National Science Foundation funding to expand it.
Army veteran and chemistry faculty member Scott Daly started group sessions to aid learning, establish camaraderie When Scott Daly entered college after serving in the military, he wanted to take an introductory chemistry class. His academic advisor tried to dissuade him.
Hancher Auditorium’s new programming director, Paul Brohan, says he plans to maintain and honor Hancher’s traditions while pushing forward on new initiatives and developing unique collaborations.
Michael Simon, a UI student and Navy veteran, has invented a device that can cut through timber obstructing the flow of rivers. Michael Simon, 43, is a University of Iowa undergraduate and Navy veteran. He spent five years serving his country aboard the submarine USS Jimmy Carter. However, his...
Michael Simon will focus on bringing his river-cleaning invention to market after he graduates in May Michael Simon was standing on the bank of the Iowa River during a geology class when he had an idea.
The law firm conducting a review of the University of Iowa’s employment policies and practices has submitted its first report. It includes an analysis of the university’s community policies on human rights, anti-harassment, sexual harassment, anti-retaliation, and violence, as well as policies...
As director of diversity programs and K–12 outreach in the University of Iowa College of Engineering, Tracy Peterson looks for ways to increase STEM learning opportunities for minority children. A citizen of the Navajo Nation, he also helped revitalize the annual UI Powwow, an event spotlighting...

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