Ten Iowa State undergraduate students have been selected to participate in the Meredith Apprentice Program for the 2018-19 school year. The Greenlee School’s partnership with Meredith Corporation places students in editorial, digital and graphic design apprenticeships with media brands and departments, including Better Homes and Gardens, Successful Farming and AllRecipes.
First-year McNair Scholars Nayelie Valenzuela, a senior in public relations, and Julian Neely, a junior in journalism and mass communication, presented their undergraduate research at the Iowa State University McNair Scholars Student Research Symposium April 17.
Julian Neely, a junior in journalism and mass communication from Des Moines, has been involved in campus politics since his freshman year. He was elected Iowa State’s student body president on March 8 and will serve the university his last year at Iowa State.
Former Iowa GOP Senate Communications Director Kirsten Anderson will share her experience speaking up about workplace harassment at 12:10 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, in 163 Hamilton Hall. The event is part of Iowa State University’s 2018 First Amendment Days celebration.
Kelsey Kremer (’13 journalism) and Maia Zewert (’15 journalism) have been named 2018 Iowa STATEment Makers by the the Iowa State University Alumni Association. Read more about them and the other 19 alumni who’ve been honored this year.
A leading constitutional law scholar who helped draft the 1982 Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms will discuss the current state of democracy in a public lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, at the Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium in Howe Hall. This event is part of First Amendment Days.
Courtney Carstens, senior in journalism, will join undergraduate students from all three Regents universities to showcase their research at the 13th annual Research in the Capitol between 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, in the rotunda of the state capitol building in Des Moines.