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Diana Ray

Master’s student co-curates culinary archives exhibit

Library and Information Science student Diana Ray is cataloging manuscripts from the Szathmary Culinary Collection.
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2021 International Education Week

Next week, November 15-19, is International Education Week! This week is dedicated towards celebrating the benefits of international education and fostering cross-cultural relations. Thanks to technology, our world is more connected than ever, yet we still have so much to learn about each other. International Education Week allows us to both honor the achievements we've made through globalization and acknowledge the opportunities we have to continue broadening our perspectives.
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Combating stereotypes for women in STEM

Dr. Sarita Menon motivates young girls and women to explore their potential in the various fields of STEM through her magazine Smore.
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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.
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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.
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The History of National Latinx/a/o Heritage Month

National Latinx/a/o Month is September 15 - October 15 every year. Learn about how this celebratory month was formally recognized by the U.S. government and who the month celebrates.
Jennifer Burek Pierce

Anchoring Research in Communities

Dr. Jennifer Burek Pierce, a professor in the School of Library and Information Science, published a book on Nerdfighteria and recently won the Justin Winsor Library History award.