There were two ways Matt Strub could have spent the summer before his senior year of college—far, far away from the confines of the cement brick buildings of academia, sleeping in, luxuriating by a pool and hanging out with friends. Or in an air-conditioned classroom conducting hours upon hours of research.
When Brenda Peters, PhD, professor of biology, and Denise Kall, PhD, assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice, began talking with their faculty colleagues about the formation of an honors program at St. Ambrose, it quickly became evident that the university was already solidly engaged in a number of scholarly initiatives.
When Quad City arts icon Isabel Bloom passed away at the age of 93, Donna Young ’81 sculpted a grasshopper in her memory.
As the associate director of public engagement at the White House, Erin Hannigan ’07 is welcoming citizens from across the United States to the White House as part of President Barack Obama’s Champions of Change series.
The St. Ambrose Doctor of Physical Therapy Orthopaedic Clinical Residency Program is one of only 41 such residences in the country—and the only physical therapy residency program in the state of Iowa.
Rolled out this fall, the Mechanical Engineering program is the only program in the Quad Cities and one of only three in Iowa. With this new offering from the Engineering and Physics Department, St. Ambrose is preparing to become a direct competitor in that field with other public, Midwestern universities.
The 100-member band represented 17 Iowa colleges and universities.