CLAS award recipients

CLAS announces 2024 faculty promotion and tenure awards

Tuesday, April 16, 2024
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has announced the recipients of its prestigious awards for faculty who received a promotion to tenured associate professor and full professor, and to associate professor and full professor of instruction.
Schaeffer Hall with flowers in the foreground in summer

CLAS faculty members receive 2024 Discovery and Innovation Awards

Friday, April 12, 2024
The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is honoring 11 faculty and staff for their exceptional contributions to research, scholarship, and creative activity as part of the 2024 Discovery and Innovation Awards.
Peng Jiang

CLAS computer science assistant professor receives prestigious NSF CAREER award

Friday, April 12, 2024
Peng Jiang, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, was awarded a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation, which includes a $500,000 grant to fund his research.
E Cram

CLAS associate professor receives prestigious rhetoric award

Friday, April 12, 2024
E Cram, associate professor with joint appointments in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, received the Karl Wallace Memorial Award. The award will allow Cram to continue their research on the Johnson County Historic Poor Farm.
An image showing four CLAS faculty who received Early Career Awards

Four CLAS faculty researchers secure prestigious early career awards

Tuesday, April 9, 2024
Continuing an upward trend of University of Iowa faculty securing prestigious early-career grants, four investigators from the Departments of Physics and Astronomy and Computer Science have been awarded notable grant awards to advance their careers.
Kenneth Tse

CLAS music professor named 2024 UI Distinguished Chair

Monday, April 8, 2024
Kenneth Tse, professor of saxophone in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ School of Music, has been named a 2024 University of Iowa Distinguished Chair.
Casey DeRoo

CLAS physics and astronomy faculty member receives grant from NASA

Wednesday, April 3, 2024
NASA awarded Assistant Professor Casey DeRoo a grant for research related to Rapid Electron Beam Lithography Patterning for Customized Reflection Gratings.
NASA delegates visit the University of Iowa campus

NASA touches down in Iowa to talk TRACERS

Monday, April 1, 2024
CLAS researchers provided a progress report on instruments slated for $115 million TRACERS mission.
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.
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.