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Dean John Keller

Servant Leader: John Keller

Guiding graduate and professional students onto successful careers was been the most rewarding part of Keller's time as dean.
David Eichmann portrait

Eichmann Retires as Director of SLIS

Dave Eichmann is stepping down as director of the School of Library & Information Science after more than two decades of service.
Jackson Russo

Creating New Possibilities for Treating Chronic Pain

Fourth-year Pharmaceutics graduate student Jackson Russo is studying poloxamers that convert from liquid to gel with heat, in order to more effectively treat chronic wounds.
Ebenezer Adeyemi

Identifying Advocacy Methods for Marginalized Communities

Ebenezer Adeyemi, a PhD candidate in anthropology, is analyzing how people in marginalized communities can effectively advocate for resources.
Kaelen Novak

Exploring Connections Between Converging Fields

MFA candidate Kaelen Novak is pursuing a variety of interests in his program and discovering how they complement each other.
Amanda Thein

Message from Dr. Amanda Thein

Incoming dean wants to build on John Keller's legacy as the Graduate College looks at the future of graduate and professional education from a fresh perspective.
Ariel Kershner

Studying Categorical Cuing with Coffee Mugs

Imagine that today, you’re making a cup of coffee, and you reach for a white mug. When you make another cup of coffee tomorrow, will you be quicker to find a clean mug if it’s white as well? One morning, Ariel Kershner grabbed a coffee mug, and that question popped into her head.
PATCH program volunteers working on a roof

Alumni Take Leading Role in Derecho Response Initiative

Several graduates of the Urban and Regional Planning master’s program have played an integral part in derecho response efforts in Cedar Rapids by collaborating with others in the community on a targeted relief program.
Aerial shot of the Pappajohn Business Building and Gilmore Hall along the T. Anne Cleary Walkway

Business Analytics Program Builds Impressive Reputation

Demand for the business analytics M.S. program at Iowa is soaring, with its focus on skill development and business community engagement attracting the attention of both students and employers.
Ariana Shahnazi

Finding Ways to Better Support Cancer Survivors

Ariana Shahnazi’s dissertation investigates what forms of social support are most effective for breast cancer survivors in Iowa.