Graduate College recognizes professors for exceptional mentorship
The University of Iowa Graduate College is recognizing four professors for excellence in mentoring graduate students: Ed Folsom, Jeff Murray, Frederick Domann and Constance Berman.
The Graduate College Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award in humanities and fine arts was awarded to Folsom, professor of English in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS). Murray won the outstanding mentor award in biological and life sciences. He is affiliated with the Graduate College's interdisciplinary programs of genetics and molecular and cellular biology, and is a professor in the UI Carver College of Medicine, as well as the colleges of dentistry, liberal arts and sciences, and public health. The awards carry a $2,500 prize.
Special Recognition Awards for Mentoring went to Berman, professor of history in CLAS, and Domann, professor of radiation oncology in the Carver College of Medicine. This award includes a $500 prize.
The professors were nominated by their students and colleagues.