Teaching assistants and faculty from the Department of Mathematics pose for a photo with President Wilson.

Six CLAS mathematics teaching assistants honored with Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

Monday, June 17, 2024
The Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award ceremony honors graduate students for their dedication to mentoring undergraduates each year. In May, 25 from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences were recognized.
Portraits of seven CLAS graduate students

CLAS awards seven graduate assistantships in writing, editing, community engagement

Monday, June 17, 2024
Graduate students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will gain valuable experience in outreach, engagement, and writing that will benefit their career preparation.
CLAS celebrate during the annual staff celebration event

CLAS staff celebrate during annual appreciation event

Monday, June 17, 2024
Staff from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences gathered last month to celebrate their work during the annual celebration event.
Meng Zhou

CLAS computer science alum embarks on new role as assistant scientist at NASA

Monday, June 17, 2024
Meng Zhou, from China, recently earned his PhD in informatics from the University of Iowa and has embarked on a new role as an assistant scientist at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
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.
Sam Young playing the drums

CLAS School of Music faculty member found his way to Iowa without missing a beat

Monday, June 10, 2024
Acclaimed drummer Sam Young found his way to Iowa without missing a beat
Photo of Andrew Forbes

CLAS biology faculty member discusses the buzz around cicadas

Monday, June 10, 2024
Two different cicada broods are emerging at the same time for the first time in more than 200 years. The Great Southern Brood is entertaining Iowans on the southern edge of the state, while the Northern Illinois Brood is singing its buzzy song to visitors at the MNRA and much of eastern Iowa.
Portrait of Amy Korthank

CLAS staff member receives award for her passion for mental health

Monday, June 10, 2024
Amy Korthank, senior associate director of academic support in the college, received the Mental Health Champion Award, which celebrates University of Iowa community members who bolster a positive mental health and well-being culture.
Rachel McLaren

CLAS communication studies faculty member shares tips on making new friends in adulthood

Monday, June 3, 2024
CLAS communication studies faculty member Rachel McLaren offers tips on how we can open ourselves up to new connections in adulthood.
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.