Articles from November 2021

Bernice Kubicek

Helping the Navy From a Landlocked State

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Bernice Kubicek, a PhD student in electrical and computer engineering, is studying active sonar target classification, with the ultimate intention of helping the Navy identify foreign objects in the ocean.
Center for the Book instructor teaching students in North Hall.

UI Center for the Book nears challenge goal

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
The program has raised more than $2.29 of the $2.5 million needed by Dec. 31, 2021, to receive the matching funds from the Windgate Charitable Foundation.
Benton Purnell Headshot

Looking for Clues at the Scene of the Crime

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Benton Purnell describes his work at the University of Iowa as “looking for clues at the scene of the crime.” When he was a graduate student in the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience, Purnell studied Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP), a diagnosis defined by a lack of answers.
Brittany Allen

'Inside the Lab' series returns with stories from student researchers

A University of Iowa Technology Institute graduate student focused on preventing blindness in patients with age-related macular degeneration is getting first-hand experience with clinicians.
Diana Ray

Master’s student co-curates culinary archives exhibit

Library and Information Science student Diana Ray is cataloging manuscripts from the Szathmary Culinary Collection.
Purple banner with white box in center. Text inside white box says "International Education Week." Below the white box is white text that says "Engaged, Resilient, Global"

2021 International Education Week

Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Next week, November 15-19, is International Education Week! This week is dedicated towards celebrating the benefits of international education and fostering cross-cultural relations. Thanks to technology, our world is more connected than ever, yet we still have so much to learn about each other. International Education Week allows us to both honor the achievements we've made through globalization and acknowledge the opportunities we have to continue broadening our perspectives.
Headshot photo of Menon

Combating stereotypes for women in STEM

Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Dr. Sarita Menon motivates young girls and women to explore their potential in the various fields of STEM through her magazine Smore.