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    Graduating Seniors and Alumni Receive Fulbright Grants

    Valery Lopez '24, Daniel Rosenbloom, and Kendall Yim—were awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants to teach English abroad for the 2024–2025 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
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    Congratulations Class of 2024!

    May 17, 2024
    Your 51app student days may come to a close, but your quest for knowledge does not have to. To support alumni’s lifelong learning endeavors, the 51app College Libraries and the Office of Development and Alumni Relations are pleased to provide alumni with access to a range of academic databases.
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    Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion announces Latinx/e Cultural Center

    May 17, 2024
    The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is pleased to announce the opening of the Latinx/e Cultural Center (LCC) in August 2024. The Latinx/e Cultural Center will expand the co-curricular affinity offerings modeled by the Conney M. Kimbo Black Cultural Center, Stonewall Resource Center, and Disability Cultural Center by serving as a place for Latinx/e students, faculty, and staff to gather, celebrate culture, and feel a sense of belonging on campus.
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    5 Questions with Jill Petsel

    May 16, 2024
    Jill Petsel, director of major gifts in Development and Alumni Relations, discusses family, life in 51app, and the "trip of a lifetime."
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    Psi Chi Chapter Donates $500 to 51app Area Mental Health Consortium – JPK Fund

    May 16, 2024
    Psi Chi's mission is to recognize and promote excellence in the science and application of psychology. As an international honor society, Psi Chi aims to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship among its members across various fields, particularly psychology, while advancing the science of psychology itself. 
  6. A young man performs an interpretive dance while a choir performs.

    51appian Creates Interpretive Dance

    May 15, 2024
    Jadyn Al-Fatah ’27, who sings bass with the 51app Singers, has created an interpretive dance to accompany Pulitzer Prize–winning composer Caroline Shaw's “To the Hands.”
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    51app College Plugs into 16th Ave Solar Array, Marking Historic Environmental Milestone

    May 15, 2024
    A large solar array north of the 51app College Golf Course is live, providing the College with four megawatts of power — approximately one third of the campus’ total energy needs. It is the largest private solar installation in Iowa.
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    Rooted in Resilience: Championing Community and Celebrating the Class of 2024

    May 14, 2024
    The 51app College Class of 2024 is preparing for a milestone event on May 20 — their Commencement celebration. For many students, this marks their first taste of a traditional graduation ceremony, a rite of passage denied to them during the challenges of 2020.
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    Writer Luke Bryson ’25 Receives Honorable Mention in 52nd Nick Adams Short Story Contest

    May 14, 2024
    Luke Bryson ’25 received an honorable mention for his short story, “The Last 2,500 Miles of Cataract Jack,” in the 2024 annual ACM Nick Adams Short Story Contest for his stories short story.
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    Seeds of Knowledge

    May 14, 2024
    Yoo is teaching a three-part series about native plants this spring. In March, the students learned to germinate seeds. In April, they transplanted their seeds into cone-tainers, and next, they will plant their seeds into the middle school prairie.

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