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Munachim Amah
"For other international students: You're doing great already by just being here. Do not be afraid to lean into care and help any time you need it. There's support around you."
Munachim Amah Journalism and Mass Communication


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TriNetX Basic Training

Thursday, November 30, 2023 9:00am to 10:00am
This training will provide an in-depth look at TriNetX and show you how to use the tool. We will go through building a study, searching for a specific population, and finally what information you can gather from the specific cohort. We will also discuss next steps on getting data extracted for research. After this training you will have a thorough understanding of how to use TriNetX and what the process is to get data extracted for research studies. Register by clicking virtual event link...

Using bioinformatics to shorten your path to discovery and improve patient care

Thursday, November 30, 2023 2:00pm to 3:00pm
This talk will discuss some advanced bioinformatics methods and software that can be used to greatly facility the analysis and understanding of high-throughput data. Issues will include drawbacks of commonly used approaches for pathway analysis, a method comparison and benchmarking results, and other issues related to data analysis. The seminar will include live demonstrations on several data sets including the following aspects: i) the identification of significantly affected biological...

CS Colloquium - Rising Stars in Social Computing and Public Policy

Friday, December 1, 2023 3:30pm to 4:30pm
MacLean Hall
Shiza Ali [Tackling Toxicity Online: Developing Comprehensive Approaches for Online Risk Detection]; Johanna Gunawan [Understanding and Regulating Dark Patterns]; Vinay Koshi [Supporting Governance of Dynamic, Diverse Online Communities]
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Francisco Javier Espinosa Momox

CLAS ceramics graduate student creates project showcasing Mexican artists

Wednesday, November 29, 2023
Second-year graduate student Francisco Javier Espinosa Momox was one of 22 winners of the Stanley Award for International Research this year.
David Ramotowski

3MT winner exploring how to use corn to mitigate PCBs, improve public health

Monday, November 27, 2023
David Ramotowski won this year’s Three Minute Thesis competition, in which graduate students share their research in three minutes or less to a general audience.
Drew Bonner

Stepping up Hawkeye Marching Band performances

Monday, November 20, 2023
Grad student Drew Bonner helps arranges music, drills for the Hawkeye Marching Band.
Justin Torres

Writers' Workshop graduate wins the 2023 National Book Award for Fiction

Thursday, November 16, 2023
Justin Torres was honored by the National Book Foundation for his novel Blackouts.