Articles from July 2020

Andrew Nelson

Sandia Labs brings Hawkeyes together in national defense

Graduate College alums combine their various disciplines in the name of chemical and biological security.
Tim Barrett

Tim Barrett: The story of a papermaker

Retired UI Center for the Book director, MacArthur Fellow, and renowned papermaker reflects on his storied, 34-year career at Iowa.
David Smith

Translating Norwegian classics into English

David Smith enjoys the literary connections made through his MFA program and has already received multiple contracts to translate works into English.


Ryan Callahan

Graduate students play crucial role in COVID-19 testing

Several students began volunteering at the State Hygienic Lab this spring to validate testing methods and meet demand for processing COVID tests.
Ling-Ling Wang

Alumna reflects on actuarial career

Ling-Ling Wang spent long hours of study to prepare her for an outstanding career in actuarial science.
Cole Chapman

UI alum improves health through statistics and inference

Cole Chapman's research has applications in health informatics, patient-centered outcomes, and comparative effectiveness.
Sarah Greinert

Alumna provides mental health treatment in rural Iowa

Social work graduate Sarah Berte-Greinert counsels teenage girls who have been subject to physical, emotional, or sexual trauma.
Cheryl Hayes

Social work driven by passion for justice

Cheryl Hayes left retirement to pursue a career in social work after decades of advocating in other roles.
Briante Najev

Biology graduate student wins award for climate-oriented outreach activity

Briante Najev is a first-year graduate student from Fort Wayne, Ind.