Articles from December 2021

David Cwiertny

New Sustainable Development Program trains students to improve society

The program will build on course work, community-engaged projects, and professional development experiences that will culminate in a master’s degree.
Left to left: University of Iowa students Alex Murra, Radha Velamuri, and Eliza Steere walk to the College of Public Health.

U2G program provides cost- and time-effective way to earn a graduate degree

Radha Velamuri is a junior studying biomedical sciences. She’s also a first-year Master of Public Health (MPH) student in epidemiology.
Hannibal for Dinner cover

UI grad alums collaborate on Hannibal manuscript

Collection of original academic articles and interviews link Hannibal to changes in television production, food culture, and pop psychology.
Headshot photo of Dominika Slowik

Cultural Diplomacy Through Iowa’s International Writing Program

Christopher Merrill, director of the International Writing Program, and Dominika Słowik, 2021 fall resident, speak on the benefits and perspectives that Iowa’s International Writing Program provides.
Culpepper working within a fume hood in Scott R. Daly Research Laboratory

Searching for an Improved Anticancer Drug Candidate

From engineering to chemistry, Jonathon Culpepper, NSF-GRFP Fellow and GEM Consortium Institution Fellow, uses his expertise in metals to improve human health.
Headshot photo of Metcalfe

Bringing Light to the Forgotten Works of Pauli Murray

Darcy Metcalfe, winner of the 2021 Spriesterbach Prize in the Humanities and Fine Arts division, aims to bring awareness to the health disparities in the medical field through her research in biomedical ethics.