Articles from September 2012

Catherine Cocks

UI Press employee takes the winding road to acquisitions editor.

Carmen Smith

Biostatistics gradute student traveled to the Gambia in Africa to do research through the Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training program.

Bicycle Simulator Draws Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Researchers are working to examine the factors that put children at risk for bicycle-motor vehicle collisions when crossing traffic-filled intersections.

Graduate Education: Its critical role in meeting society’s challenges

Dean John Keller wrote an op-ed in the Sunday edition of the Des Moines Register on March 18, 2012.
Jean Florman

Resources for TAs

At the TA Orientation, new teaching assistants gain teaching strategies, network with fellow TAs,
Daniel Morris smiles into the camera

Daniel Morris

Morris concludes that humility and mutuality are essential for democracy.
Elizabeth Catlett and another woman sit at a dining table and smile at the camera

True to Self

In 1940, Elizabeth Catlett became one of the first three MFA graduates from the University of Iowa and was the first African American woman to receive the degree.