Educating Iowa: A University of Exploration (1847–1897)

Feb 1, 2022

04:30 PM

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Uncovering Hawkeye History: The Stories That Define Us

Since 1847, the University of Iowa has broken barriers and blazed new trails as a beacon for learning, creativity, and collaboration. Join university archivist and storyteller David McCartney and leading experts from multiple fields to uncover the hidden stories that define Iowa.

Don’t miss this interactive, four-part online series exploring the University of Iowa’s widespread impact.

Educating Iowa: A University of Exploration (1847–1897)

February 1

4:30 p.m. (CST)

Zoom Webinar

Since the beginning, exploration has remained a focus for the university—through learning and discovery across the arts and sciences, traveling to study far-off lands, or searching for an inclusive campus culture for people of all backgrounds.

  • Nancy “Rusty” Barceló (72MA, 80PhD), first Mexican American to earn a doctoral degree at Iowa
  • Liz Crooks (08BLS), Pentacrest Museums director
  • Sara Sanders, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences dean

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