Category: Graduate Student News

Congratulations Spring 2022 Graduate & Undergraduate Award Winners!

Critical Literary Analysis Writing Award Awarded to an undergraduate or a graduate student for a single piece of critical exposition originally written for an English course at Iowa State University Daphne Brewer  Cross-Disciplinary Linguistics Scholarship Awarded annually to one student majoring in linguistics for exceptional academic performance Adam Haut EnglQueer Outreach Award An annual award for raising awareness … Continue reading Congratulations Spring 2022 Graduate & Undergraduate Award Winners!

Taylor Brorby, a 2018 alum of the MFA Program in CWE, has just published his memoir.

Taylor Brorby, a 2018 alum of the MFA Program in CWE, has just published his memoir, Boys and Oil: Growing Up Gay in a Fractured Land.  It just received a rave review in The New York Times. You can also read his interview in Black Earth Institute at https://blackearthinstitute.org/growing-up-gay-in-a-fractured-land-an-interview-with-taylor-brorby/. Taylor, an assistant professor of Environmental Studies at … Continue reading Taylor Brorby, a 2018 alum of the MFA Program in CWE, has just published his memoir.

Allison Durazzi and Carrie Ann Johnson received the Teaching Excellence Award from the Graduate and Professional Student Senate.

This award focuses on graduate students who go above and beyond their required teaching expectations. By teaching extra courses, getting excellent marks in evaluations, or by creating and leading their own courses, this award is given to multiple students each year. Recipients receive a certificate and a financial award. Congratulations on the recognition of your outstanding … Continue reading Allison Durazzi and Carrie Ann Johnson received the Teaching Excellence Award from the Graduate and Professional Student Senate.

Spring 2022 Graduate Student Award Recipients

We are pleased to announce our Spring 2022 graduate student award recipients! Leadership Award Spring 2022 Carrie Ann Johnson RPC Service Awards Spring 2022 Kimberly Becker ALT Emily Golden CWE Savannah Maynard TESL/AL Emily Riley-Smith CWE Teaching Excellence Awards Spring 2022 Zoë Fay-Stindt CWE Debra Marquart, Major Prof Elizabeth Helmick ENGL Linda Shenk, Major Prof … Continue reading Spring 2022 Graduate Student Award Recipients

Grad Student Wellness Day

English Dept. graduate students are invited to participate in Grad Student Wellness Day, Wednesday, November 10th, 9am-4pm (drop-in) in Ross 212. There will be various wellness activities from art therapy, aroma therapy, mind puzzles, journaling, and much more! A guided relaxation session will occur from 1-2pm. Tea, cocoa, and cookies will also be provided. Feel … Continue reading Grad Student Wellness Day

November 10, 2021, 9:00am-4:00pm | Ross 212

Rachel Mans McKenny’s, (MA English), novel “The Butterfly Effect” has been chosen as the adult selection for the 2022 All Iowa Reads program.

Rachel Mans McKenny’s, (MA English), novel “The Butterfly Effect” has been chosen as the adult selection for the 2022 All Iowa Reads program. From the Iowa Center for the Book website — “Established in 2003, the All Iowa Reads program is one of the first projects to be provided by the Iowa Center for the … Continue reading Rachel Mans McKenny’s, (MA English), novel “The Butterfly Effect” has been chosen as the adult selection for the 2022 All Iowa Reads program.