A new film from the University of Iowa Center for the Book reveals important findings about historical papermaking processes. The 10-minute documentary shows UI Associate Professor Tim Barrett and his graduate student co-workers experimenting with centuries-old methods to answer current questions about paper quality, conservation, and aesthetics. Story
Four students have earned the UI’s first MFA in Book Arts. These artists are not only experts in time-honored traditions of the book, but they also push the boundaries of book culture by embracing digital creativity and engaging the public in discussions about the role of books in our society. Photo Feature
The UI’s Chicago Alumni Association offered a $250 prize in 1916 for best original song about the University of Iowa. “On, Iowa,” a fan favorite now performed at every football and basketball game, did not make the final cut. Story
At the heart of a newly designated historic district in Iowa City stands Stuit Hall, which once housed university hospital patients and later became home to art studies. The building now serves as a hub for the clinical psychology program in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Story
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds joined about 20 University of Iowa students for a crash course on medical devices for treating cardiovascular disease—and an introduction to new facilities that are changing how UI faculty teach.