Dara Wald, assistant professor, was selected as the 2019 recipient of the Cassling Innovation Award by the Iowa State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Wald was recognized for her extensive collaboration with faculty and students in several disciplines across campus and her innovative approach to research and education.
Erin Wilgenbusch, senior lecturer, has been named the recipient of the 2019 Ruth W. Swenson Award for Outstanding Advising by Iowa State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. She will be honored at the LAS Fall Convocation September 9, 2019, at the ISU Memorial Union.
Assistant Professor Jan Lauren Boyles has been elected to serve as vice chair of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s Council of Divisions. In this position, she will also begin a four-year term on AEJMC’s Board of Directors.
Whitney Mason, junior in public relations, and Rheya Spigner, KCCI 8 News anchor and reporter, will be recognized at a ceremony on Wednesday, April 12, as part of the 2019 First Amendment Days celebration.
The Greenlee School hosts its 17th annual First Amendment Days April 8 through 12, and the celebration is bigger than ever! This year’s theme is “Express Yourself.” The schedule includes panels, a workshop, the Feast on the First with an art demo by artist and influencer Timmy Ham (@iamsloth), and a lecture and live performance by Simon Tam of The Slants. See the complete schedule online.
Simon Tam of The Slants, will present “A Name Worth Fighting For: How Being Asian Got Me in Trouble,” at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, in the Memorial Union Great Hall as part of First Amendment Days, April 8-12. The First Amendment series will continue on April 23 with “Shut Up and Dance,” a musical celebration of the First Amendment.
Director Angela Powers and First Amendment Specialist Julie Roosa spoke with Justin Surrency of WHO-TV about the new Iowa First Amendment law and Iowa State University’s upcoming First Amendment Days celebration.
The Greenlee School will host the Jump-Start Internship and Networking Fair from noon-4 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, in the Memorial Union Great Hall. This boutique-style fair offers Iowa State University students the opportunity to connect with dozens of employers offering internships and jobs in journalism, advertising, public relations and other related fields.