Daily Archives: April 10, 2012

Middle Class Crisis Examined

Prior to the major recession in 2008, the economic vigor of the United States was unprecedented—but an illusion of growing collective wealth hid a long-term crisis confronting the American middle class, a crisis exacerbated by the recent financial downturn.

UI professor Kevin Leicht, chair of the sociology department and director of the Iowa Social Science Research Center, will examine the clues…

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Tuesday Trivia: April 10, 2012

Tuesday Trivia Question:

What is Iowa’s state bird?

I remember learning this is fourth grade, along with the state rock, flower, and tree. Bonus points if you know those!

Submit your answer here for a chance to win a prize: http://wordpress.iowalum.com/trivia.

Congratulations to last week’s winners, Callie Svenson, 82BA, and S.T.A.T. member Emily Harman!

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