Articles from April 2024

Reginald de Guillebon

CLAS alum recognized for work on Oscar-nominated animated short film

Monday, April 29, 2024
The 2023 animated short Pachyderme produced in part by Reginald de Guillebon (93BA) is one of the alum’s many awards and recognitions for his work in the French film industry.
Darius Stewart

CLAS doctoral candidate receives prestigious Mellon/ACLS Fellowship

Monday, April 29, 2024
Darius Stewart, a PhD candidate in English, is one of 45 graduate students nationwide to receive a competitive fellowship that includes an award of up to $50,000.
Abbey Dvorak and David Miles

Two CLAS faculty receive Iowa Mid-Career Faculty Scholar Award

Monday, April 29, 2024
Abbey Dvorak of the School of Music and David Miles of the Department of Physics and Astronomy received Iowa Mid-Career Faculty Scholar Awards.
Luis Martín-Estudillo

CLAS professor named new director of Obermann Center for Advanced Studies

Luis Martín-Estudillo, professor and collegiate scholar in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, will serve as the next director of the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies (OCAS). His appointment will begin July 1.
Schaeffer Hall

Meet 15 CLAS graduate students awarded prestigious fellowships to support their research and creative work

Tuesday, April 23, 2024
The Marcus Bach and CLAS Dissertation Fellowships have been awarded for the 2024-2025 school year. Learn about the students and their projects.
Iowa Heartlanders

CLAS journalism students pitch potential business ideas to the Iowa Heartlanders

Monday, April 22, 2024
Students in the Business of Sports Communication class within the School of Journalism and Mass Communication received hands on experience when their class partnered with the Iowa Heartlanders hockey team.
William Minefield

Opera channels creativity of CLAS jazz studies associate professor

Monday, April 22, 2024
Since joining the University of Iowa music faculty, pianist and Cincinnati native William Menefield has found a nurturing place to teach—and to create.
Jamel Brinkley and Kaveh Akbar

Two CLAS faculty receive prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship

Monday, April 22, 2024
Two University of Iowa faculty are among those selected for the 2024 Guggenheim Fellowship.
CJ Petersen

CLAS political science student named 2024 Truman Scholar

Monday, April 22, 2024
C.J. Petersen is one of 60 applicants selected for the highly prestigious national award.
Schaeffer Hall spring

Six CLAS staff members honored with 2024 Staff Excellence Awards

Thursday, April 18, 2024
Eighteen UI staff members, including six in CLAS, were honored with this year’s UI Staff Council Awards for achievements ranging from excellence in service to accomplishments that significantly benefited the university.