Board of Regents Newsletter: April 2018 Newsletter

A new provost at Iowa. Agronomy Hall expansion at Iowa State. Sadie B. Campbell honored at UNI.

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Before he was an associate professor of mathematics at UNI, Theron “T.J.” Hitchman held a one-year visiting position at Williams College, a liberal arts college in western Massachusetts. It was there that he first realized he didn’t know what he was doing. Read more at UNI.edu
Kyle Ketelsen, who graduated from the University of Iowa in 1995 with a bachelor’s degree in music, is in regular demand by the world’s leading opera companies and orchestras. While music was a big part of his life growing up in Clinton, Iowa, he didn’t dream of a singing career—or...
University Museums is nearing the end of a massive effort to collect biographies of the Cyclones who have left a mark on the world. Iowa State University is only the third university in the world to create its own biographical dictionary. Read more from Iowa State News Service
New technology developed by an interdisciplinary team of scientists at Iowa State University could allow anyone with a smartphone to see crops much the same way trained plant breeders and scientists do. Read more from Iowa State News Service
University of Iowa students, faculty, staff, and alumni received some of the institution’s highest honors on April 10 at the 101st Finkbine Dinner. Vice President for Student Life Melissa Shivers was emcee, and UI President J. Bruce Harreld presented the Hancher-Finkbine Medallions and Distinguished Student Leader certificates. Read more at...