Charlie Nagle, associate professor of Spanish, has earned a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The $249,079 award will support Nagel’s research until August, 2024. Nagle is the Principal Investigator for the research, “A longitudinal approach to examining perception-production links in second language speech sound learning.” He will collaborate with researchers at the University … Continue reading Charlie Nagle earns National Science Foundation grant
David A.M. Peterson, professor in the Department of Political Science and the Lucken Professor of Political Science, is the co-recipient of the Best Book Award from the Race and Ethnic Politics section of the American Political Science Association. Peterson won the award for his book, “Ignored Racism.”
Gustavo MacIntosh, professor in the Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, has been elected president of the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB). The ASPB held its member elections in the spring. The ASPB is a not-for-profit professional society devoted to advancing plant science research and education. It publishes three world-class journals, organizes conferences … Continue reading Gustavo MacIntosh elected president of the American Society of Plant Biologists
Dave Peters, associate professor of sociology and Extension rural sociologist, and Andy Hochstetler, professor of sociology, and their co-authors have been awarded the 2021 Fred Buttel Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award from the Rural Sociological Society for their article, “The Opioid Hydra: Understanding Overdose Mortality Epidemics and Syndemics Across the Rural-Urban Continuum,” published in Rural Sociology.
Monic Behnken, LAS associate dean of equity, diversity and inclusion, and associate professor of sociology, has received a 2021 Iowa Character Award—Adult Citizen of Character (Honorable Mention). The awards are given annually by Drake University’s Robert D. and Billie Ray Center. Each year, the Ray Center recognizes Iowans who emulate the six pillars of CHARACTER … Continue reading Monic Behnken earns 2021 Iowa Character award