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Recent MFA graduate, Tegan Swanson, Announced as Winner of the 2014 Horatio Nelson Fiction Prize

Black Balloon Publishing, an imprint of the newly established Catapult, has announced Tegan Nia Swanson as the winner of the 2014 Horatio Nelson Fiction Prize for her debut novel, Things We Found When the Water Went Down. The annual award includes a prize of $5,000 and publication for a novel or short story collection. The editors selected Swanson’s book … Continue reading Recent MFA graduate, Tegan Swanson, Announced as Winner of the 2014 Horatio Nelson Fiction Prize

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Angie Mallory Representing ISU at the University Innovation Alliance meeting in Washington DC

Angie Mallory, PhD graduate student in Rhetoric and Professional Communication (RPC), will be representing ISU at the University Innovation Alliance meeting in Washington DC later this month. This group is an 11-member collaborative of universities. Their meeting will be highlighting the unique things each institution does to retain students and to help them succeed. Iowa … Continue reading Angie Mallory Representing ISU at the University Innovation Alliance meeting in Washington DC

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Six English Faculty Awarded Center of Excellence in the Arts and Humanities (CEAH) Research Grants for 2015

Brianna Burke – Dangerous Divisions: Race, Class, and Animality in Environmental Justice Fiction Barbara Haas – Nature Conquered, River Tamed: The Neva River Delta at Saint Petersburg Luke LeFebvre – The Meaning of Student Self-generated Feedback from Video: Linguistic Predictors of Public Speaking Performance Charissa Menefee – How Long is Fifteen Minutes? A Full Length Stage Play Constance J. … Continue reading Six English Faculty Awarded Center of Excellence in the Arts and Humanities (CEAH) Research Grants for 2015