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Emily Howell earns grant for research on the digital writing process: Emily Howell, an assistant professor in the School of Education, is awarded $24,447 from the Center for Educational Transformation at the University of Northern Iowa. Her research project works with upper-elementary teachers, at local Iowa schools, to develop professional development for teachers to improve the digital writing process for students.
For more information, contact Emily Howell in the School of Education at 515-294-2655 or

Auriel Willette and Joseph Webb receive funding for neurogenetics research: Auriel Willette, an assistant professor in food science and human nutrition, and Joseph Webb, a graduate student in nutritional sciences, received a $5,000 award from the American Federation for Aging Research. They will be looking at parts of the genetic code, specifically related to energy metabolism in human brain cells, to see the effects of genetic code on the ability to function and live.
For more information, contact Joseph Webb, Auriel Willette in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3011, 515-294-3110 or,

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