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The following articles have been collected from the programs within the Division of Interdisciplinary Programs. For specific news articles from one of these programs, please visit the following pages:

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Division of Interdisciplinary Programs News

GHS Student Lesley Trujillo Receives Dr. Ken Magid Scholarship to Intern in Kenya

Monday, July 3, 2023
Congratulations to GHS student Lesley Trujillo on receiving the Dr. Ken Magid Scholarship to pursue an internship with the CDC and Red Cross in Kisumu, Kenya, this summer!

LATS Instructor Lina-Maria Murillo Wins 2023 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship

Monday, June 26, 2023
Congratulations to Dr. Lina-Maria Murillo (Assistant Professor: Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies and History) for winning the 2023 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship for her article "Espanta Cigüeñas: Race and Abortion in the US-Mexico Borderlands," published in the Summer 2023 issue of Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society.

LATS Faculty Eric Vazquez Wins Oustanding Article Award from Latin American Studies Association

Friday, June 16, 2023
Congratulations to Eric Vazquez on receiving the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Latinx Studies Section (LSS) Outstanding Article Award for his article titled, "'Your Life Is One-Hundred-Percent at Risk': The Caravan of the Mutilated and the Internationalism of the Vulnerable."

Former GHS Student Dasia Taylor Named USA Today’s Woman of the Year from Iowa

Tuesday, April 18, 2023
The GHS program sends huge congratulations to Dasia Taylor, recognized as USA Today's Woman of the Year from Iowa!

GHS Senior Eleanor Hildebrandt Awarded 2023 Fulbright to Germany

Monday, April 10, 2023
Join the GHSP in congratulating GHS senior Eleanor Hildebrandt on being awarded a 2023-24 Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Award to Germany.

LATS Faculty Jose Fernandez Receives Arts and Humanities Initiative Research Grant

Thursday, February 9, 2023
Congratulations to LATS faculty Dr. Jose Fernandez on receiving an Arts and Humanities Initiative (AHI) grant! Dr. Fernandez will be conducting archival research into three major Latinx authors to examine the links between their literary writings and their articles in Spanish-language newspapers.

Native American Heritage Month 2022

Friday, November 11, 2022
Latina/o/x Studies joins the Latino Native American Cultural Center in celebrating Native American Heritage Month. Visit LNACC's Facebook page or for details on this month's events.

Enterprise Leadership & Latina/o/x Studies Student Celia Hernandez Wins IdeaStorm Student Innovation Competition

Thursday, November 10, 2022
Congratulations to Celia Hernandez, Enterprise Leadership & Latina/o/x Studies student, on her recent win in the JPEC IdeaStorm competition! Hernandez's innovation, "Translate-It-Live," won the grand prize in the Common Good category.

GHS Senior Asel Nasr to Share Research at Iowa City Foreign Relations Council Event on 2/15

Friday, October 14, 2022
On Wednesday, February 15, at 7:00pm, GHS and MPH student Asel Nasr will present her research findings related to advocacy, public health, and maternal mental health in Southwest Asian, North African, and Arab (SWANA) communities as part of an event hosted by the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council.

GHS Alum Charlotte Lenkaitis Published in Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law & Policy

Friday, October 14, 2022
The GHS program congratulates alum Charlotte Lenkaitis (BS ’21) on her publication in the Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law & Policy!

Latina/o/x Studies Faculty Dr. Jose Fernandez Publishes New Book on Black and Latinx Literatures

Thursday, October 13, 2022
The LATS program congratulates assistant professor Dr. Jose Fernandez on the publication of his new book! Against Marginalization: Convergences in Black and Latinx Literatures can be ordered from Ohio State University Press.