Graduate College News

January 07, 2013

Eberl learns mechanism of hearing is similar to car battery

University of Iowa biologist Daniel Eberl and his colleagues have shown that one of the mechanisms involved in hearing is similar to the battery in your car.

Jessica Reed
December 10, 2012

Insights on hydrogen gas storage for fuel

Hydrogen gas is an excellent fuel for both combustion and electrochemical power systems, including fuel cells.

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December 05, 2012

Encouraging women in science

With 100 billion nerve cells interconnected via a vast network of neural pathways, the complexity of the human brain is awe-inspiring. Your brain serves as command center for your body’s vital functions, houses your future hopes and cherished memories, and serves as the seat of consciousness through which you draw purpose and passion.

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November 28, 2012

Engineering faculty win mentor award

College of Engineering faculty K.K. Choi and Witold Krajewski each earned top recognition from the University of Iowa Graduate College for excellence in mentoring graduate students.

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November 28, 2012

Political science faculty wins mentor award

Sara Mitchell believes good mentors are candid with their students. She chooses to tell her students what they need to hear, not just what they want to hear.

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October 15, 2012

Assisting Iowa towns and cities

Just a generation ago, hometown Iowa had a different look and feel. Today, many Iowa communities, both large and small, search for ways to regain and sustain vibrancy.

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October 09, 2012

The Iconic Obama

As the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama has been a lens through which people worldwide have interpreted the politics, art, comics, and music present in their lives.

Genetics: from Frankenstein to the future
October 09, 2012

Genetics: from Frankenstein to the future

The field of genetics research received a boost at the University of Iowa when the provost announced in 2010 the hiring of a cluster of new faculty across campus to pursue genetics research.

Luke Juran
October 08, 2012

Luke Juran's Fulbright research in India

Luke Juran, a Ph.D. student in geography at the UI, recently conducted research in post-disaster water sanitation in India through a Fulbright grant.

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October 05, 2012

UI postdoc researches pancreatitis

Zuobiao Yuan understands the importance of conducting impactful research. But he also realizes that postdoctoral scholars cannot succeed on research alone.


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