Articles from April 2022

Literatura viva: Horacio Castellanos Moya

Invited by the Institute of Hispanic American Literature of the University of Buenos Aires (UBA), Horacio Castellanos Moya will talk about his work with academics Noé Jitrik (UBA), Celina Manzoni (UBA), Ezequiel de Rosso (UBA), Magdalena Perkovska (Hunter College), Marta Waldegaray (University of Reims Champagne), Alexandra Ortiz Wallner (University of Costa Rica) and Emanuela Jossa (University of Calabria).

Student Profile: Kristin Vogel

Originally set to study abroad in Peru in fall 2020, Kristin Vogel, a senior undergraduate student pursuing a BA in anthropology and Spanish with a minor in history, found herself in a waiting game due to COVID-19. “My travel plans kept getting pushed back due to COVID,” said Vogel. “After a while, they finally said we were not able to travel to Peru as it was too much of a health safety risk given how the pandemic was playing out.”

Adelheid Bethanny Sudibyo earns Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

The University of Iowa Council on Teaching named 29 teaching assistants as recipients of the 2021 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. These awards have been given annually since 1988 to a select group of graduate teaching assistants who have effectively promoted learning and creativity both inside and outside the classroom while demonstrating enthusiasm and dedication to student success. “Teaching assistants are vital to our mission of student success,” says Executive Vice President and Provost Kevin Kregel. “I am grateful for their dedication to our students and I thank them for all that they do to exemplify excellence in our classrooms.”