Graduate College News

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June 27, 2012

Helping Dubuque, and Iowa, improve energy management

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.

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April 11, 2012

shuster educates, empowers via scholarship, service, social justice

stef shuster recalls the frustration experienced when filling out the Institutional Review Board (IRB) application to conduct graduate research.

Christopher Merrill
April 05, 2012

IWP's Merrill joins National Council on the Humanities

President Barack Obama yesterday appointed Christopher Merrill, American poet, essayist, journalist, and translator, to serve on the National Council on the Humanities, the advisory body of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

John Manak
March 18, 2012

The case of the epileptic flies

Since the 1930s, scientists have studied the prickle gene, noting that flies carrying mutated prickle genes exhibit physical malformations such as body bristles pointed in abnormal directions.

Lei Chen
March 15, 2012

Squeezing secrets from sea sponges

Lei Chen stays awake some nights looking for solutions to a complex problem.

Tim Barrett
February 09, 2012

Magna Carta encasement features UI-handmade cotton paper

The National Archives in Washington, D.C., unveiled the newly restored and encased 1297 Magna Carta last week. This historic document, said to have inspired the United States Constitution, rests on cotton paper made at the University of Iowa's Oakdale Paper Research and Production Facility.

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January 17, 2012

Graduate Commencement Remarks, December 2011

Delivered by Ed Folsom

Matthew Martin
December 09, 2011

Pathology grad wins master's thesis award

The University of Iowa Graduate College has awarded the L.B. Sims Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award to Matthew Martin, a 2011 Master’s Degree recipient in the Department of Pathology.

John Engelhardt and Dean Keller
December 02, 2011

2011 Outstanding Faculty Mentors

John F. Engelhardt and Adalaide “Dee” Morris each earned top recognition from the University of Iowa Graduate College for excellence in mentoring graduate students.

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November 03, 2011

Depew awarded emeritus fellowship from Mellon Foundation

University of Iowa faculty member David Depew has received a $33,400 emeritus fellowship from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to conduct research about how Darwinian population genetic evolutionary biology interacted with the field of anthropology in 20th century America.

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