While it’s great that dozens of professionals, volunteers, scholars, and students will convene Sept. 6 at the “Incarcerated in Iowa” symposium on the University of Iowa campus, the event organizers are even more excited about what the collective will do going forward. Story
After graduating from Kansas State University in 1959, Florida-born Leon Hicks came to Iowa City to further his education as a painter. When he met former UI printmaking chair Mauricio Lasansky, his perspective on art was forever altered. Story
Parents who try to understand their baby's babbling let their infants know they can communicate, which leads to children forming complex sounds and using language more quickly. That’s according to a new study by the University of Iowa and Indiana University. Story
Robert Siegel talks with Colin Gordon, a history professor at the University of Iowa, about how the map of St. Louis County reveals some of the sources for the recent unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.
Story from: NPR-All Things Considered
Colin Gordon, a UI history professor who has studied housing in St. Louis, has emerged as an authority on demographic shifts and zoning restrictions in Ferguson, Missouri.
Story from: Los Angeles Times