The University of Iowa School of Art and Art History’s 3-D design program, where Hawkeyes learn to create furniture and other aesthetic objects, operates out of one of the most technologically advanced studio labs in the nation. Students and alumni reveal the creative process behind their sophisticated design and craftsmanship.
Legendary UI space physicist retires:
University of Iowa physicist Donald Gurnett retired May 31 after more than 60 years as a student, teacher, and researcher at the UI. Gurnett’s career in space research and exploration began at the dawn of the Space Age and includes seminal discoveries about Earth and other planets.
Building on decades of brilliance:
Every Iowan in a sense owns masterpieces by the likes of Jackson Pollock, Pablo Picasso, Joan Mitchell, and Henri Matisse. Fifty years ago, those publicly owned works of art found a home in a new museum on the Iowa River. Soon, they’ll move into a groundbreaking facility built for a new era of museums and generation of art lovers.