Articles from August 2018

A Leader in Competitive Research

A record six University of Iowa graduate students received National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships, starting in the 2018-19 academic year.

U2G student establishes Global Food Project

Ayman Sharif was looking for a unique educational opportunity when he left the Middle East in 2013, and he found just that in Iowa City—the home of the University of Iowa. The 52-year-old Sharif is taking advantage of the University of Iowa’s Undergraduate-to-Graduate (U2G) program in the School...

Alumni giving back

Johnathan Gajdos gives back to UI in more ways than one after earning his Ph.D. in German.

New ways of crafting a thesis

There's a strong movement in graduate education to re-think the narrative format of the traditional thesis. The University of Iowa School of Music's DMA thesis recording option is an example how the narrative thesis is changing to a digital thesis.
Sharon Idiga smiles into the camera outside of a building

Research Reaching the Community

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) challenges graduate students to communicate their research in three minutes or less in non-specialist language.