Get to Know… Archive

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    John Fieselmann, Internal Medicine

    Professor John Fieselmann followed in his father's footsteps. They attended the University of Iowa, and the son tracks the conditions of his father's favorite flora on campus.

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    Lathan Ehlers, Iowa House Hotel

    Who knew a friend’s love for Hawkeye football could lead a person to an assistant general manager position at a hotel? That’s what happened for Lathan Ehlers, who serves in that capacity at the Iowa House Hotel.

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    Greg Bal, Student Legal Services

    Greg Bal has the legal background to work in a courtroom. In his University of Iowa job, he educates the student population in efforts to keep them out of a courtroom.

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    Chris Brus, Women in Science and Engineering

    She started her career in music, but Chris Brus eventually pursued her other love: science. Now Brus mentors young women at The University of Iowa yearning for opportunities in scientific fields.

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    James Dreier, School of Music

    We’ve all heard people say they’ve been doing the things they love “since birth.” In the case of James Dreier and music, it goes beyond that.

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    Marizen Ramirez, College of Public Health

    Injury is the leading cause of death for persons between the ages of 1 and 44. For Marizen Ramirez, a more specific, micro-level statistic prompted her to devote her professional career to this area.

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    Gregory Larrieux, Carver College of Medicine

    While growing up in Haiti, Gregory Larrieux noticed that the sick were not treated, especially those who were terminally ill. This inspired Larrieux to study medicine in efforts to help the underserved.

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    Jodeane Cancilla, Macbride Raptor Project

    Birds of prey are often thought of as powerful creatures, but even raptors succumb to injury or illness. That’s where Jodeane Cancilla’s role takes flight.

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    Mark Ahrens, Information Technology Services

    As a youth, Mark Ahrens would tinker with—and occasionally break—the family computer. That curiosity served him well, leading to a career in information technology at The University of Iowa.

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    Linda Kroon, Women’s Resource and Action Center

    Linda Kroon has long worked to develop her musical voice. In her role as director of the Women’s Resource and Action Center, Kroon is developing her voice in a different way: as an advocate for women.

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