Richard Norton Smith, Scholar in Residence in the Department of History and Art History, was a guest on the PBS NewsHour on Jan. 3, 2012. He and two other historians discussed Iowa's rise to election season prominence.
The Economist recently published a feature story about the Center for History and New Media's Occupy Archive, a collection of stories, photos, and other digital materials related to the current Occupy Movement. The archive welcomes public submissions.
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences honored Susan Ridley, office manager in the Department of Psychology, with the Mary Roper Award in a ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 6. Four other staff members also received awards.
Michele Greet, associate professor of art history, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for her current research project, "Transatlantic Encounters: Latin American Artists in Paris between the Wars."