Articles for April 2015

Tianjiao Wang, a graduate student in biomedical engineering, is a recipient of the University of Iowa Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. The awards are given annually to a few of the many
By Tom Hanson (1960 B.S.M.E.) Vice Chairman, Board of Directors University of Iowa Foundation My parents met at the University of Iowa, just as my wife, Nancy, and I did — and they were the first people who taught me about the value of private philanthropy to the university. 
"The Process of Making Breakthroughs in Engineering" will be the topic of a special seminar April 29, presented by Thomas Kailath, Hitachi America Professor
David Wilder, professor of biomedical engineering, will be inducted May 4 as a 2015 member of the Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health.
Tianjiao Wang, graduate teaching assistant in biomedical engineering, has received an Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award for 2015. Wang was selected by the University of Iowa for her philosophy of teaching and learning, her classroom evaluations, and the strong support she garnered from students and faculty.
Several Engineering students were recently honored with a series of awards. Brett Austin, biomedical engineering, and Harrison Freund, electrical engineering, received Rhodes Dunlap First-year Scholarships, an award established at the bequest of the UI Honors
Jocelyn Todd, a senior in biomedical engineering, has received a 2015 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. 
Four Additional Engineering Students Honored with Certificates By Anne Bassett
Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) will be the subject of the 2015 Paul D. Scholz Symposium on Technology and its Role in Society to be held from 5:00 to 5:50 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at C20 Pomerantz Center.
Eduardo Kac, visiting artist in sculture, will present a lecture at 7:00 p.m. April 8, in 240 Art Building West.
By Anne Bassett University of Iowa Strategic Communications