May 2018 News

May 2018 News

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...