Articles from March 2024

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To drop or not to drop a class? These are the questions

Thursday, March 28, 2024
Get a midterm notice? Feeling nervous about how things are going in a class? If you have a class that isn’t going according to your plan, here are some things to think about.
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Tips and tools for registration

Thursday, March 28, 2024
Be ready for fall registration with these tips.
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CLAS journalism students help produce book chronicling historic season for Iowa women’s basketball

Thursday, March 28, 2024
The School of Journalism and Mass Communication, with the help of students and faculty, will publish a photo and essay book documenting the women’s basketball team and their history-making season.
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Mindset matters: Strategies to boost motivation in crunch time

Thursday, March 28, 2024
It can be hard to maintain your academic motivation. Finish the semester strong with these tips.
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On One Day for Iowa, support experiential learning for Hawkeyes

Friday, March 22, 2024
Donating to CLAS is an investment in Hawkeye students. Every gift makes a difference, and yours could be matched during the giving day.
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Support CLAS on social media during One Day for Iowa

Friday, March 22, 2024
Earn Bonus Dollars from Social Media: Your posts on social media could earn extra funding for your favorite University of Iowa programs.

Nominate a CLAS colleague for a staff award

Monday, March 18, 2024
Nominations are now being accepted for two important staff recognition awards.
Julianna Pacheco

CLAS political science professor receives grant for research on Latino community

Monday, March 18, 2024
Julianna Pacheco, a professor in the Department of Political Science, received funding from County Health Rankings and Roadmaps for her research on political and community power in Latino communities.
Meliza Wise

CLAS data team member represents Iowa at national data visualization competition

Monday, March 18, 2024
After taking first place at the university competition, Meliza Wise, a senior business intelligence architect, competed at the national Big Ten Academic Alliance Data Viz Championship.
Greg Howes

CLAS physics and astronomy professor awarded NASA grant

Monday, March 18, 2024
NASA has awarded Professor Greg Howes a $525,311 grant to study the plasma physics of magnetic reconnection in turbulent solar wind.