Graduate College News

Organ transplant communication
April 28, 2016

Grad student develops app to improve organ transplant communication

Eric Pahl, a doctoral student in health informatics at the University of Iowa, is one of the two Iowa students behind the startup company ORGANizer, a mobile app aimed at improving communication and coordination surrounding organ transplants.

Chao Yang
April 27, 2016


UI Grad College alum Chao Yang uses Twitter data to measure users’ life satisfaction, a component of happiness.

Caroline Radesky
April 22, 2016

Radesky wins 2016 Mellon Fellowship

Caroline Radesky has been awarded a Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Mellon Fellowship for Dissertation Research in Original Sources.

UI to offer new Biomedical Science Program
April 22, 2016

New Biomedical Science Program approved by Board of Regents

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, has approved a request to revise and restructure the bioscience-related program(s) into a new consortium degree-granting program at the University of Iowa—the Biomedical Science Program.

Schroeder's Northern Lights research
April 22, 2016

Bringing Earth's light show down to earth

Jim Schroeder, a graduate student in physics and astronomy, has built an instrument to study the physical principles that produce the northern lights. Schroeder will use his $126,000 fellowship from the National Science Foundation to test his instrument this month at UCLA.

Hancher-Finkbine Award
April 21, 2016

17 awards from the 99th Finkbine Dinner

University of Iowa students, faculty, staff, and alumni received some of the institution’s highest honors on April 12 at the 99th Finkbine Dinner.

Nathaniel Otjen
April 20, 2016

Otjen wins Graduate College's Callen Prize

Nathaniel Otjen, an English and anthropology major who will graduate from the University of Iowa in May 2016 with high distinction, has been awarded the Joseph E. and Ursil I. Callen Prize from the UI Graduate College.

Andrew Nelson
April 20, 2016

Grad students honored by Office of Research and Economic Development

Doctoral students Andrew Nelson (human toxicology) and Gregory Stoutenberg (philosophy) each received a Graduate Research Excellence award from the University of Iowa's Office of Research and Economic Development.

Jeffrey Gepper
April 20, 2016

Student Team Receives APA Award for Poster

A School of Urban and Regional Planning field problems group achieved a second-place finish at the 2016 American Planning Association (APA) National Conference poster contest.

Noaquia Callahan
April 20, 2016

Q&A with 2016-17 Fulbright winner Noaquia Callahan

Noaquia Callahan, a Ph.D. candidate in history at the University of Iowa, is one of 13 Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant winners from the UI for 2016-17.


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