October 2017 News

October 2017 News

After reading the book “Hidden Figures,” UI mathematics professor Cynthia Farthing created a course to teach students about women’s contributions to science and technology, and to encourage them to advocate for gender equality in the workplace.
Many members of campus were honored at the University of Iowa’s annual Faculty and Staff Awards Banquet, sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Office of the Vice President for Human Resources.
Jeff Schott, director of the UI’s Institute of Public Affairs, says increased Latino immigration has revived many Iowa towns, but the change can prove difficult.