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Heike Hofmann selected for the 2022 Women Impacting ISU calendar

Professor Heike Hofmann has been selected for the 2022 Women Impacting ISU calendar. Hofmann is one of twelve women selected for the calendar, in recognition of her dedication and contributions to the University.

The 2022 calendar will be officially unveiled during a reception recognizing the honorees on Tuesday, Jan. 25, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Memorial Union. 

Each year, a committee of students, faculty and staff – including past calendar honorees – evaluates the nomination packets to select the final honorees. The committee chooses the 12 honorees based on their achievements in service, teaching, research, administration and involvement in campus activities, depending on each nominee’s role on campus.

Those selected for the calendar:

Students selected for the 2022 calendar are: Mariana Gonzalez, a senior in political science and public relations, and Vayda Wilkins, a senior in civil engineering.

Faculty selected are: Samantha Cross, associate professor of marketing; Heike Hofmann, professor of statistics and professor in charge of data science; Surya Mallapragada, associate vice president for research in the College of Engineering, Anson Marston Distinguished Professor and Carol Vohs Johnson Chair of Chemical and Biological Engineering; Xuan Hien Nguyen, associate professor of mathematics; Hilary Seo, dean of library services; and Ann Marie VanDerZanden, associate provost for academic programs and professor of horticulture.

Staff chosen for the calendar are: Jennifer Leptien, director of learning communities; Pamela Newsome, custodian II; Jessica Shannon, assistant director of nursing and patient services at Thielen Student Health Center; and Virginia Speight, director of residence life.

Copies of the calendar will be available in late January at various campus locations, including the Catt Center, Beardshear Hall and the Memorial Union. If you would like calendars for distribution at your campus office, email the Catt Center.