Articles from November 2019

Dwain Coleman

UI grad student sheds light on the history of black Iowans in the state

Thursday, November 21, 2019
Coleman's award-winning master's thesis focused on how African-American soldiers built a unique community in Newton following the Civil War.
Julia Lucas walked this path on her three-state journey.

UI grad student follows in her ancestor's footsteps

Thursday, November 21, 2019
Thanks to her MFA Summer Fellowship, Julia Lucas decided to retrace her ancestor's 400 mile trek from Tennessee to Arkansas.