Articles from April 2023

Jaynes, Wessel receive Iowa Mid-Career Faculty Scholar Awards for 2023

Thursday, April 27, 2023
The award provides funding and development opportunities for outstanding tenured associate professors who have established national or international reputations in their disciplines and are exceptional teachers in and outside the classroom.

27 CLAS TAs honored with 2022-23 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards

Thursday, April 27, 2023
The enthusiasm and commitment to student success demonstrated by these individuals highlights the crucial role teaching assistants play in the university’s teaching mission.

Four CLAS faculty receive Hubbard-Walder Award for Excellence in Teaching

Thursday, April 27, 2023
Each recipient has a minimum of six years’ teaching experience at Iowa and will receive a $1,000 honorarium.
Group Photo in library

University of Iowa MFA in Spanish Creative Writing program celebrates ten years

Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Since its creation in 2012, the program prioritizes creating literature that highlights the Spanish language and is part of the legendary writing ecosystem offered at the University of Iowa.

CLAS biologists trace genetic agent in life-threatening fungal disease

Tuesday, April 25, 2023
The study itself sprang from a graduate-level bioinformatics class at Iowa.

How Iowa helped Oliver Lee Jackson find his artistic calling

Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Museums around the world have exhibited the work of the famed painter, sculptor, and printmaker. Now, his art is also featured on the campus where he began to find his voice.
Margaret Driscol

Long-time CLAS employee celebrates 55-year work anniversary at Iowa

Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Mathematics department administrator Margaret Driscol has worked for the University of Iowa for more than half a century.
Cornelia Lang

CLAS Associate Dean Cornelia Lang chairing National Science Foundation committee

Monday, April 17, 2023
Lang is lending her expertise to help a group charged with improving programming and initiatives supported by the NSF, an independent federal agency that supports science and engineering.
Hawkeye Caucus

CSD, Political Science engage with lawmakers during Hawkeye Caucus

Monday, April 17, 2023
In addition to faculty and staff spotlighting their programs, students participated in experiential learning while visiting the capitol building in Des Moines.
Earth everyday

CLAS organizing UI Earth Day Festival set for Saturday, April 22

Monday, April 17, 2023
Several Earth Month celebrations are happening on campus, including a large campus-wide festival is set to take place on the Pentacrest on Earth Day.