Jennifer Burek Pierce

Anchoring Research in Communities

Dr. Jennifer Burek Pierce, a professor in the School of Library and Information Science, published a book on Nerdfighteria and recently won the Justin Winsor Library History award.
Victoria Muller Ewald

An Optimistic Researcher and Educator

Victoria Müller Ewald, a second-year Iowa Neuroscience Specialty Program in Research Education (INSPIRE) postdoctoral fellow, is investigating alternative functions of the cerebellum and mentoring the next generation of scholars along the way.
Amanda Thein

Introducing Amanda Thein, Associate Provost for Graduate & Professional Education

An introduction to Amanda Haertling Thein, Associate Provost for Graduate and Professional Education and Dean of the Graduate College.
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.
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.
Chuck Connerly

Chuck Connerly: A Leader in Iowa Community Sustainability

Connerly developed a strong passion for small and medium-sized towns in the state of Iowa through the establishment of the Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities (IISC).
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.
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.