Tyler Strickland

Mastering the art of conducting

Students in the University of Iowa choral, orchestral, and wind conducting programs find unique opportunities to lead the campus’ premier musical ensembles, preparing them for a wide variety of careers.
Kyle Agnew

MFA student expands and explores his grandmother’s salt and pepper shaker collection

Kyle Agnew's personal collection is displayed in the University of Iowa’s "My Collections" exhibit at the Museum of Natural History.
Stephen McMillan headshot

Making Forward Progress with Quantum Computing

Wednesday, November 9, 2022
Dr. Stephen McMillan knows that the study of tiny things can have a major impact. McMillan, who earned his PhD in physics from the University of Iowa in 2020, is engaged in a lifelong journey in quantum computing.
Darcy Diesburg headshot

Reimagining Cutting-Edge Inhibitory-Control Research

Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Dr. Darcy Diesburg’s research investigates a topic that most people don’t give a second thought: inhibitory control. Even though it can be as simple as reaching for a hot pan and stopping mid-action, we don’t really understand the circuits in the brain involved in the process. Her goal is to change that.
Alex Jesko

MFA graduate hosts solo art exhibit at Medici Museum of Art

Alex Jesko graduated from the University of Iowa in 2019 with an MFA in painting and a double minor in art history and sculpture.
Rick Cleveland

Emmy Winner Teaches UI Students How to Create Compelling TV

Rick Cleveland (95MFA) is teaching a Television Writers Room course in the UI Department of Theatre Arts this fall.
Artist Ali Hval

Shaking the "'starving artist" cliché

Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Through her provocative studio work and ornate murals, MFA 2019 alumna Ali Hval has found a unique place in the art world.
Matt McGregor

Neuroscience student finds perfect match at Iowa

Matthew McGregor came to Iowa to work on addiction and relapse research in faculty member Ryan LaLumiere's lab.
Headshot photo of McKenzie Fahrni

REACH leads all students to success

Thursday, October 6, 2022
Graduate students, McKenzie Fahrni and Bree Neyland, share their experiences working with the University of Iowa’s REACH program.
Oil painting of two people and a dog sitting at a table in low contrast colors

Finding a sense of humanity in art

Tuesday, October 4, 2022
University of Iowa Studio Arts MFA 2022 alumnus Brooks Cashbaugh delves into his piece, Collapsing Together, that landed him a spot as one of 40 finalists in the nation-wide AXA Art Prize competition.