Articles from 2012

Janet Schlapkohl

MFA graduate in playwriting founded non-profit theatre group to be inclusive and welcoming to people from a variety of backgrounds.

Outstanding Mentor Award

John Engelhardt and Adalaide "Dee" Morris each were recognized for excellence in mentoring graduate students.

Michelle Bjerke

SLIS graduate outlines the benefits of video game play in her research.

MS study

Babita Bisht, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Health and Human Physiology, presented research on how intensive nutrition, progressive exercise, and neuromuscular stimulation improves health in patients with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS).

Christopher Kovach

Postdoctoral research fellow examines which parts of the brain are important in making that decision-within-a-decision.

Nicole Chapman

Immunology Ph.D. student studies the regulation of T cell activation.

NSF Fellowships

Abigail Berkebile, Edmarie Guzman-Velez, and Caitlin Hilliard have all secured a 2012-13 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship to pursue graduate studies at the University of Iowa.

Nicole Dudley

This Clarinda, Iowa, native has new ideas of librarianship, including interesting work in the digital realm.

HASTAC Scholar

Melody Dworak and Katherine Montgomery represented the University of Iowa as HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Sciences, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory) Scholars. They blogged about digital activities at the UI, hosted forums, organized events and discussed current news and projects.

Phuong Nguyen

Assistant professor studies education finance and policy and seeks to apply what he's learned to research projects in Vietnam.