A portrait of Victor Ray

CLAS sociology and criminology faculty member elected as vice president of American Sociological Association

Tuesday, July 9, 2024
Victor Ray, F. Wendell Miller associate professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminology, hopes this new position can connect his students with a larger network.
A portrait of Tori Forbes

CLAS chemistry department receives grant from the Carver Foundation to further grow radiochemistry program

Monday, July 8, 2024
The Department of Chemistry’s program in radiochemistry, which has been growing since 2012, will receive a $558,755 grant from the Carver Foundation to create greater access to the field and address workforce shortage.
Ravitej Uppu

CLAS physics and astronomy assistant professor receives prestigious NSF CAREER award

Monday, July 1, 2024
Ravitej Uppu, assistant professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, will use the five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to expand his research of electronic and photonic properties.
portrait of David Dowling

CLAS journalism professor publishes two books examine journalism in digital age

Monday, July 1, 2024
David Dowling, professor in the University of Iowa School of Journalism and Mass Communication, has published two books that explore the evolution of narrative journalism in the digital age.
A student poses in front of a downtown banner

Nominate a student or postdoc for the downtown banner campaign

Monday, June 24, 2024
Members of the University of Iowa community can now nominate outstanding undergraduate, grad student, and postdoctoral researchers for the 2025 Dare to Discover banner campaign, which is sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR).
A portrait of Midha Ahmad

CLAS PBS graduate student explores coordination of brain and breathing rhythms during sleep

Monday, June 24, 2024
University of Iowa researchers, including graduate student Midha Ahmad, have uncovered a brain rhythm in the brain stem of sleeping infant rats that mirrors the rhythm in the cerebral cortex.
A portrait of Cathleen Moore

CLAS PBS professor receives NIH grant to research how to improve lifeguard training using virtual reality

Monday, June 24, 2024
Cathleen Moore, professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, will use the funds from the National Institutes of Health to develop techniques to make pools safer.
Ravitej Uppu

CLAS physics and astronomy faculty member receives grant for fiber optics communication study

Tuesday, June 11, 2024
A University of Iowa quantum optics physicist has been awarded funding from the United States Air Force to advance how information is transmitted securely at the quantum level.
This is a picture of Andrew Forbes

CLAS biology faculty member awarded NSF grant

Monday, June 3, 2024
Andrew Forbes, a professor in the Department of Biology, will use funds from the National Science Foundation to further research on eukaryotic symbionts across insect communities.
This is a picture of Dale Zimmerman

CLAS statistics and actuarial science professor publishes new book

Friday, May 24, 2024
Dale Zimmerman, professor in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, co-authored Spatial Linear Models for Environmental Data. The book was released by Routledge and CRC Press in mid-April.