Monthly Archives: April 2013

Documenting History

This month’s Iowa Alumni Magazine feature article chronicles how Churchill Roberts, 72PhD, came to make his latest documentary The Last Flight of Petr Ginz. In the film, he evocatively depicts how a young dreamer courageously did what he did best until his untimely end while imprisoned in a Nazi concentration camp. Since his graduation Roberts has dedicated his…

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A Discussion Amidst A Debate

“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”

The Second Amendment consists of one sentence. It contains 27 words and 119 characters. Since its ratification on December 15, 1791, the language used in this article has created considerable debate regarding…

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Brain Power

The UIAA would like to thank the Des Moines Public Library, Dr. Steven Anderson, and everyone who attended our latest Lifelong Learning event. On Wednesday, March 27, 97 UI alumni and friends of the university packed the Central Des Moines Public Library for the privilege to listen to Steven Anderson, 85MA, 87PhD, director of the neuropsychological rehabilitation program at UI…

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