Articles from October 2021

graphic with rainbow stripes at top with white background. text in rainbow colors says "LGBTQ+ History Month 2021" made by the Pride House

Happy LGBTQ+ History Month

Happy LGBTQ+ History Month! From October 1 to October 31, the United States celebrates the achievements and contributions of historic figures who fought for LGBTQ+ rights.
Center for the Book students works on papermaking tasks.

UICB nears Windgate Charitable Foundation Challenge Grant goal

Thanks to private gifts and institutional support, the Center for the Book has raised over $2.3 million thus far.
Remmers dancing on stage

MFA dancer's collaboration spurs creativity

Juliet Remmers' experiences of working professionally and studying dance in Taiwan leads her to bring "The Moor's Pavane" to the University of Iowa's Graduate Dance Program.
Holly Aitken

Using 3D computer models to help with hip dysplasia

Biomedical engineering alum Holly Aitken examined stress on the hip socket.
Caroline Cheung

Finding Purpose at the Intersection of Activism and Academics

English PhD student Caroline Cheung studies—and fights for—transformative justice and prison abolition. As prisons still exist, she is committed to teaching at prisons and/or teaching formerly incarcerated people.