Articles from December 2019

Elizabeth Catlett

UI names residence hall after Elizabeth Catlett

In 1940, Elizabeth Catlett became one of the first three MFA graduates from the University of Iowa and was the first African American woman to receive the degree. She would go on to become one of the most important American sculptors and printmakers of the 20th century.
Harriet B. Nembhard

Harriet Nembhard named new dean of College of Engineering

Harriet B. Nembhard, the Eric R. Smith Professor of Engineering and head of the School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon, has been named dean of the University of Iowa College of Engineering. She will begin on June 29.