Articles from August 2010

Alex Einfeldt

IBA helped Einfeldt immerse herself in developmental psychology research.
Shameika Wilmington wears a blue scarf and smiles into the camera

Shameika Wilmington

Wilmington credits IBA for allowing her to pursue her graduate studies at Northwestern University.

Flood Relief Help by Students

Students in housing policy class spent two Saturdays last October helping clean up the yards of two flooded houses in the Time Check Neighborhood in Cedar Rapids.

Small Town Sustainability

Students in the yearlong field problems in planning class developed sustainability plans for four Eastern Iowa towns: Anamosa, Columbus Junction, Decorah and Wellman.

Second Language Acquisition

Yi-Tzu Huang was honored by the Chinese Language Teachers Association (CLTA) with the Walton Presentation Prize.

Grad College Programs Team Up to Offer Readings through Second Life

Library and Information Science graduate students and International Writing Program participants provide readings through 3-D virtual world.

UI study reveals second pathway to feeling your heartbeat

UI study indicated that the second pathway goes from fibers in the skin to most likely the somatosensory cortex, a part of the brain involved in mapping the outside of the body and the sense of posture.

Dan Tranel, remarkable mentor

Director of the Neuroscience Graduate Program does everything he can to help his students graduate.

UI volunteers offer writing classes for Oakdale inmates

University of Iowa Professor Les Margolin was five minutes late for class. A typical class might eye the clock, hoping for a day off, but these students were eagerly awaiting his arrival. Margolin taught a creative nonfiction writing class for seven inmates at the Iowa Medical and Classification...