Articles from 2012

Emily Martin

Adjunct assistant professor is fascinated by the relationship between the viewer and the book.

Elizabeth Deifell

Ph.D. candidate's dissertation looks at the intersection of digital literacy and how people learn languages.

Vijaya Joshi

Ph.D. candidate's ultimate goal is to develop an effective cancer vaccine.

Dennis Hanlon

Dissertation prize winner argues that Bolivian filmmaker advanced our understanding of ways in which film might communicate non-Western perspectives.

The neurology of self-awareness

UI study concludes that self-awareness cannot be localized to a single region of the brain.

Weimin Han

Director of the Applied Mathematical and Computational Sciences Program received a prestigious fellowship from the Simons Foundation.

Christopher Forsythe

Printmaker exhibits intense patience and focus in his creative work.

Encouraging women in science

High school students at The Hockaday School in Dallas, received an intensive two-week introduction to neuroscience at the University of Iowa.

Political science faculty wins mentor award

Sara Mitchell believes good mentors are candid with their students. She chooses to tell her students what they need to hear, not just what they want to hear.

Engineering faculty win mentor award

K.K. Choi and Witold Krajewski both earned top recognition for excellence in mentoring graduate students.