Articles from January 2023

OVPR selects faculty for fall 2022 AHI Awards

Eight College of Liberal Arts and Sciences faculty will receive grant funding.

Downtown banners showcase 70 exceptional Hawkeyes

The banners, the eighth installment of the Dare to Discover campaign, will be on display through mid-March.
Portrait of Rebekah Kowal

CLAS Professor receives fellowship to support research in dance studies

Monday, January 30, 2023
Rebekah Kowal, professor and chair of the Department of Dance, recently received the May Brodbeck Humanities Fellowship.
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UI history professors receive $400,000 grant to research housing, land-use segregation in Iowa

Tuesday, January 24, 2023
A project proposed by UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences faculty members Colin Gordon and Ashley Howard was one of 26 in the nation to receive a highly competitive humanities grant.

CLAS program prepares first-gen students for law school

Tuesday, January 24, 2023
The University of Iowa’s Law School Readiness Program narrows the information and financial resource gap for underrepresented and minority students considering law.
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CLAS professor a key researcher in Ivy League decision to ditch U.S. News rankings

Monday, January 23, 2023
Research by criminology and sociology professor Michael Sauder has been cited in the controversial decision by several top-ranked colleges and universities to exit the renowned rankings.

Dean Sanders to serve as co-chair on College of Engineering dean search committee

Thursday, January 19, 2023
The new dean will succeed Harriet Nembhard.

Three ways CLAS Undergraduate Programs helps students

Wednesday, January 18, 2023
CLAS Undergraduate Programs is an advocate and resource for students in the college.

Mark Berg appointed interim director of the Public Policy Center

Mark Berg, professor and collegiate scholar in the Department of Sociology and Criminology, is interim director of the Public Policy Center.
Portrait of Weimin Han

Han named an American Mathematical Society Fellow

Friday, January 13, 2023
The title is reserved for mathematical scientists who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics.