2024 Dare to Discover Campaign

2024 Dare to Discover Campaign

Spring 2024 Grad College Fellows

Showcasing Faculty Grants so far this Academic Year

“The Analytical Engine weaves algebraic patterns, just as the Jacquard loom weaves flowers and leaves.” ― Ada Lovelace

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News and Announcements

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 will support Jiang’s current research project, entitled “Compiler and Runtime Support for Sampled Sparse Computations on Heterogeneous Systems.”

Kristy Walker (CS BS '83; MBA 92): CBJ "Woman of Influence" Fighting food insecurity through advocacy

Tuesday, April 9, 2024
“I have seen Kristy provide peer support and mentorship to fellow business owners,” wrote Ilse DeWald, Johnson County Local Food and Farm manager, of her Woman of Influence nomination. “She contributes her marketing and event organization skills to support the collective success of businesses in Johnson County.” Sneh Patel, president of Tippie Tech and a former student of Ms. Walker’s, says Ms. Walker’s influence extends beyond the agricultural realm and into the business and higher education community.

Mingrui Liu (PhD '20) Alumnus Q&A

Tuesday, April 9, 2024
Mingrui Liu graduated with a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Iowa in 2020. In this Q&A, Liu discusses his path to his current role of Assistant Professor at George Mason University, shares memories of his time at Iowa, and more!


Upcoming Events

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WiCS - Cookie Decorating

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 6:30pm to 7:30pm
MacLean Hall
Join WiCS for a fun cookie decorating social! During this event, we will be distributing WiCS shirts to those who have been registered and handing out pottery from our previous pottery painting event!
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William "Bill" Decker Honorary Doctor of Science Reception

Monday, May 13, 2024 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Old Capitol Museum
The Department of Computer Science cordially invites you to join us for a reception celebrating Bill Decker—recipient of a 2024 Honorary Doctor of Science degree—on Monday, May 13, 2024 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Old Capitol Senate Chamber and Rotunda.

Student Employment Job Fair

Wednesday, August 28, 2024 11:00am to 2:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
This is an excellent opportunity for students to learn about the variety of student hourly and Work-Study jobs available on the UI campus & at qualified off-campus nonprofit Work-Study sites. The University is excited to have students consider campus employment. Research shows that students who are connected to campus are more successful and more likely to continue enrollment and do well academically. Many first-year students choose student employment as their Pick One. Typically more than 30...

Study Abroad Fair

Tuesday, September 17, 2024 11:00am to 3:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Get your questions answered and kick-start your global experience at the University of Iowa fall Study Abroad Fair!

All Majors Career Fair

Thursday, September 26, 2024 11:00am to 4:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
This job and internship fair will focus on recruiting students in ALL MAJORS! Typically about 100+ employers attend and 1,000+ students attend! Visit careers.uiowa.edu/all-majors-career-fair for more details.
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