Graduate College News

Cate Cosme
February 20, 2017

Psychology grad student wins NIH/NIDA National Research Service Award

Cate Cosme’s project will investigate the projections from the agranular insular cortex (AId) to different downstream regions to determine their role in cued reinstatement.

Planeterrella recreates Earth’s vivid lightshows
February 16, 2017

Student-built planeterrella recreates Earth’s vivid lightshows in miniature

UI students have recreated in miniature Earth’s auroras, the dancing waves of color in the polar skies, by building a planeterrella, the only one of its kind in Iowa and one of just a handful in the United States.

Jarren Santos
January 30, 2017

Undergrad to Grad program trailblazer

Jarren Santos, a fourth-year student at Grinnell College, is one of nine students currently enrolled in the College of Public Health’s U2G program.

Jeremy Williams
October 10, 2016

Student Spotlight: Jeremy Williams

Jeremy Williams is an Army veteran and doctoral student in the Higher Education and Student Affairs program with the University of Iowa College of Education. He has served as a combat medic and medical officer in the Army National Guard and Reserve for a combined total of almost 15 years.

Dan Tranel
October 06, 2016

UI Researchers Work to Unlock Music's Potential in Treating Alzheimer's

Dan Tranel, director of the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience, is helping measure the impact music has on the health outcomes of Alzheimer’s patients in Iowa City.

2,000 sheets of paper
October 04, 2016

2,000 Sheets in One Day

On June 10, 2016, a team of 12 people working at the University of Iowa Center for the Book attempted to make 2,000 sheets of handmade paper in a 10-hour workday.

Pat Brown
September 30, 2016

Film Studies Student earns DAAD Research Grant

Pat Brown will use this support to conduct invaluable archival research on his dissertation, “Spiel/Film: On Play in Weimar Cinema and Culture,” which looks into various facets of the film culture of the Weimar Republic in Germany (1918-1933).

Heather Wacha
August 29, 2016

Wacha launches Meet the Manuscript

Heather Wacha, a 2016 Obermann Graduate Fellow and a newly graduated PhD in History, and Patricia Gonzalo de Jesús, a PhD candidate in Spanish & Portuguese, intend to make Meet the Manuscript an annual event at which undergraduate and graduate student participants will help prepare a manuscript for online publication.

Alisha Luymes
May 27, 2016

A career in music therapy

Alisha Luymes is part of the UI music therapy graduate program that is ranked among the top 25 in the country.

Maya Ramaswamy
May 18, 2016

Ramaswamy wins 2016 Boren Fellowship Award

Maya Ramaswamy, a Ph.D. candidate in occupational and environmental health, was awarded a Boren Fellowship to study in India during the 2016-17 academic year.

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