University of Iowa alumni Andrea Woodard and Josh Dreyer were both honored with Central Iowa Young Professional of the Year awards, a celebration of the charitable, cultural, and professional contributions of young people in Des Moines.
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
University of Iowa alumnus Mark Norris, originally from Ames, Iowa, reflects on his study abroad experience in Reykjavik, Iceland, on the University of Iceland exchange program. He graduated from the UI in 2007 with a degree in linguistics and is currently an assistant professor of linguistics at the University of Oklahoma.
Ta-Nehisi Coates, a national correspondent with The Atlantic and author of The Beautiful Struggle, presented "A Deeper Black: Race in America” to a packed Englert Theatre on Feb. 25. Coates also participated in a community conversation featuring a panel of UI faculty, students and staff, and an Iowa City Council member.