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Celebrating Points of Pride

UI reflects on milestones in creating a welcoming environment for LGBTQ community

By Sara Epstein Moninger | Iowa Now | 11/10/2016  

As Chanelle Thomas approaches the two-story white house nestled in the ravine southeast of the Field House, she cranes her neck, then lets out a short gasp.

“It’s gone,” she says, a smile spreading across her face. “It’s all gone.”

New Support Group Resource for UI African American Students

Starting this fall from September 7 through November 30, there is a new support group for African American students called Being Black at Iowa. Meetings will be held on Wednesdays from 12-1 p.m. at the Women's Resource & Action Center (WRAC), which is located at 230 N. Clinton Street in Iowa City. (Some of you will know this location as the old Bowman House.)

Article Penned by PhD Candidate, Faculty Member Published in Nursing Journal

An article co-authored by College of Nursing Lecturer Nicole Peterson, DNP, ARNP, and PhD candidate Staja (Star) Booker, MS, RN, was recently published in the Journal of Nursing Education.

The article, which is titled “Use of the Knowledge Tree as a Mind Map in a Gerontological Course for Undergraduate Nursing Students,” appears in the periodical’s March 2016 edition.