Articles from August 2022

Iowa graduate students explore options during CLAS Career Boot Camp

Wednesday, August 31, 2022
This two-day professional development event provided career advice, networking opportunities, and more.

Physics and Astronomy assistant professor awarded grant to study mirror technologies in telescopes

Tuesday, August 23, 2022
The award from NASA’s Astrophysics Research and Analysis program exceeds $271,000 over three years.

Iowa Computer Science graduate reflects on dream job in Disney animation

Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Greg Nichols says the graduate degree he earned in CLAS prepared him for an exciting career in animation, leading to fulfilling work on major motion pictures like Moana, Zootopia, and more.

CLAS 3D design students showcase their work on an international stage

Monday, August 22, 2022
From Iowa to Italy— Hawkeyes showcased their 3D design talents at a prestigious showcase in Europe.

CLAS professors receive funding for community engaged scholarship

Monday, August 22, 2022
Julia Kleinschmit, clinical professor in the School of Social Work, and Hayley O’Malley, assistant professor in the Department of Cinematic Arts, received OVPR Community Engaged Scholars grants for the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

Meet Dr. Liz Mendez-Shannon

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
She will be joining CLAS as the first ever full-time Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Translation Program receives a $1 million grant to form National Resource Center for Translation and Global Literacy

Monday, August 15, 2022
The award, through the US Department of Education, will support a proposed center that will leverage Iowa’s strengths in writing, translation, teacher education and international studies.

Hawkeye football player shares his story of hearing loss during UI SPEAKS youth camp

Monday, August 15, 2022
As a toddler, Iowa student-athlete Kelby Telander was diagnosed with severe hearing loss. He recently talked about his experience and offered advice to kids who have hearing loss or stutter as part of a summer program.

Music faculty member William Menefield premieres opera in Cincinnati

Thursday, August 11, 2022
Menefield is an assistant professor for jazz studies in the School of Music. He is behind the music of Fierce, an opera that debuted this summer in Cincinnati.

Iowa research finds invasive species’ success may lie in living fast, dying young

Monday, August 8, 2022
Study of freshwater snails found invasive lineages reproduced younger, faster.