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Dr. Linda Shenk received a grant from the Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research

Dr. Linda Shenk received a grant from the Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research for her project “Co-producing Climate Storylines with Women Landowners in Iowa.” Led by Dr. Shenk, this project creates and tests a storytelling-based framework that allows researchers, community partners, and women landowners in Iowa (some of agriculture’s potentially influential yet silenced … Continue reading Dr. Linda Shenk received a grant from the Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research

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Lydia Lee will be a Visiting Student at the University of Oxford at Lady Margaret Hall (one of Oxford’s 45 colleges).

She applied to study at the University of Oxford through Arcadia University, one of Iowa State’s affiliated study abroad institutions. Arcadia sent her application directly to the Visiting Student department at Lady Margaret Hall, which is the specific college she decided to apply to. The application process involved submitting about 25 pages of written academic … Continue reading Lydia Lee will be a Visiting Student at the University of Oxford at Lady Margaret Hall (one of Oxford’s 45 colleges).

Anne Kretsinger-Harries, Katie Fulton, and Claire Kruesel earn QM Certification for Speech Communication 212

Quality Matters (QM) is a national, faculty-centered, peer-review process for assessing and improving the quality of online courses.  QM-certified courses have strong learning outcomes, a navigable online environment, a clear plan for instructor presence and communication, and effective alignment of course goals, assignments, and instructional materials.  Speech Communication 212 (Fundamentals of Public Speaking) received a … Continue reading Anne Kretsinger-Harries, Katie Fulton, and Claire Kruesel earn QM Certification for Speech Communication 212