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.
A portrait of Jeffrey Ding

CLAS alum shares his journey toward a global career

Monday, July 8, 2024
In May 2024, International Programs (IP) staff met with Jeffrey Ding (BA Chinese, BBA economics, BS political science ’16) where he talked about his journey towards a global career.
Jennifer Graham

CLAS technology services staff member receives Unsung Hero award at 2024 Tech Forum

Monday, July 1, 2024
Jennifer Graham, a senior application developer, recently received recognition for her significant contributions to CLAS Technology Services.
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.
An image of Art Building West on the University of Iowa campus

University of Iowa School of Art and Art History adds design to its name

Thursday, June 27, 2024
New name reflects the school’s longstanding focus on design and cross-disciplinary approach.
A student poses in front of a downtown banner

Nominate a student or postdoc for the downtown banner campaign

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.