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Charlie Kostelnick Receives Frank R. Smith Award for Outstanding Journal Article

This summer, Charlie Kostelnick was awarded the Frank R. Smith Award for Outstanding Journal Article (for the journal Technical Communication) for “The Art of Visual Design: The Rhetoric of Aesthetics in Technical Communication.”  Technical Communication 67.4 (2020): 6-27.  Society for Technical Communication, May 2021. Here is the text of the certificate: The Society for Technical … Continue reading Charlie Kostelnick Receives Frank R. Smith Award for Outstanding Journal Article

Emma Murray Was Awarded an Iowa Artist Fellowship

Emma Murray, a lecturer in the Department of English, has been awarded a 2021–2022 Iowa Artist Fellowship through the Iowa Arts Council and National Endowment for the Arts.  You can see the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs website for more information on the award.  Congratulations, Emma!

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Dr. Sarah Huffman Receives a Miller Open Education Mini-Grant

Dr. Sarah Huffman, assistant director of the Center for Communication Excellence, was awarded a Miller Open Education Mini-Grant for the 2021-2022 academic year for her project Expanding Research Writing Learning Materials for Application across University Graduate-Level Courses. This grant will make it possible for graduate faculty members instructing courses across the university to access and … Continue reading Dr. Sarah Huffman Receives a Miller Open Education Mini-Grant

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Gloria Betcher — Tracing Race at ISU Project on Mapping the Black ISC Student Housing Experience to 1940

Since its founding, Iowa State has allowed people of color to enroll, but not until the late 1940s were these students able to live on campus without being impeded by an unwritten policy that required students of color (SOC) to room together. The housing situation of most SOC at Iowa State College (ISC) has remained … Continue reading Gloria Betcher — Tracing Race at ISU Project on Mapping the Black ISC Student Housing Experience to 1940

Ivana Rehman Received the Graduate College Research Excellence Award (REA) from the Graduate Studies Committee for Summer 2021 

Congratulations to graduate student Ivana Rehman (ALT), who received the Graduate College Research Excellence Award (REA) from the Graduate Studies Committee for Summer 2021. The department provides a modest scholarship award to each recipient.  Each also receives a letter, certificate, and honor cord from the ISU president and recognition by ISU at commencement.