This article by Associate Provost and Graduate College Dean John Keller appeared as an op-ed in the Sunday edition of the Des Moines Register on March 18, 2012.
Graduate College News
For two years, Jacob Elkins worked as a surgical technician at the Reno (Nev.) Veterans Hospital. He witnessed many hip and knee replacement surgeries and quickly learned that these implants can fail.
University of Iowa officials are expecting to see a rise in international students in the graduate programs this fall, a trend that exists at the national level.
Ancient Greek philosophers considered the ability to “know thyself” as the pinnacle of humanity. Now, thousands of years later, neuroscientists are trying to decipher precisely how the human brain constructs our sense of self.
Everyone knows the adage: “If something sounds too good to be true, then it probably is.” So, why, then, do some people fall for scams and why are older folks especially prone to being duped?
Tara Fall’s husband once emailed her a picture taken at a military dinner a few months before, of him and a nicely dressed woman. Fall spent a day stewing, angry at her husband for sending a picture of himself and another woman.
Three University of Iowa students and alumni have been awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants to conduct research internationally in 2012-13. This year's UI recipients are Lynne Ann Larsen, Andrea Rosenberg, and Sean Tolentino.
Two years ago, Patti Silvia was a drug addict with a 10-year prison sentence hanging over her head. Today, Silvia has beaten her addictions and will avoid prison.
Power plants go online and offline on a routine basis. Alliant Energy is analyzing the Dubuque Power Plant to determine whether to shut it down in 2015.