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Building sustainable research through community engagement

Doctoral students, Yuchen Liu and Frankline Matanji, share the impact they are making with communities through their work with the Graduate Engagement Corps.
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Graduate College programs excel in 2021-2022

The International Writing Program’s (IWP) biggest achievement in 2021 was being the first in-person site for cultural exchanges in the United States.
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Improving cancer therapeutics by targeting DNA repair pathways

Beth Osia, University of Iowa Integrated Biology doctoral alumnus, creates a big impact in the cancer therapeutics field through her dissertation research that won her the 2022 Rex Montgomery Dissertation Prize Award.
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Grad Students Win Award at UI Hackathon

Four Physics and Astronomy graduate students won "Best Space Themed Development Project" for a project that connects people with space by showing where stars and constellations are in the night sky.
Tyler Strickland

Mastering the art of conducting

Students in the University of Iowa choral, orchestral, and wind conducting programs find unique opportunities to lead the campus’ premier musical ensembles, preparing them for a wide variety of careers.
Kyle Agnew

MFA student expands and explores his grandmother’s salt and pepper shaker collection

Kyle Agnew's personal collection is displayed in the University of Iowa’s "My Collections" exhibit at the Museum of Natural History.
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Making Forward Progress with Quantum Computing

Dr. Stephen McMillan knows that the study of tiny things can have a major impact. McMillan, who earned his PhD in physics from the University of Iowa in 2020, is engaged in a lifelong journey in quantum computing.
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Reimagining Cutting-Edge Inhibitory-Control Research

Dr. Darcy Diesburg’s research investigates a topic that most people don’t give a second thought: inhibitory control. Even though it can be as simple as reaching for a hot pan and stopping mid-action, we don’t really understand the circuits in the brain involved in the process. Her goal is to change that.
Alex Jesko

MFA graduate hosts solo art exhibit at Medici Museum of Art

Alex Jesko graduated from the University of Iowa in 2019 with an MFA in painting and a double minor in art history and sculpture.
Rick Cleveland

Emmy Winner Teaches UI Students How to Create Compelling TV

Rick Cleveland (95MFA) is teaching a Television Writers Room course in the UI Department of Theatre Arts this fall.