Meet Our Bloggers

Derek

First-year Journalism student from Missouri Valley, Iowa. Details: He’s looking forward to exploring Iowa’s beautiful campus.

Caitlyn

First-year Public Health and Journalism student from Vinton, Iowa. Details: She is passionate about music, food, learning, and adventuring in Iowa City and abroad.

Lizbeth

First-year Psychology student from Sioux Center, Iowa. Details: She wants to receive her licensed professional counseling degree and is excited about the opportunities at Iowa.

Mariana

First-year open major, originally from Medellín, Colombia, but moved to California when she was 9 years old. Details: She speaks fluent Portuguese, Spanish and English and decided to come to the University of Iowa due to its beautiful campus and outstanding writing program.

Mkenna

First-year majoring in Speech and Hearing Science from Keokuk, Iowa. Details: Slove connecting and learning about others and how they learn to overcome their learning/language barriers.

Lauren

First-year double-majoring in History and English & Creative Writing from a suburb of Dallas, Texas. Details: She loves to write and approaches every day, the good and the difficult, with the intention of learning something interesting.

Dylan

First-year double-majoring in Sports Management and Journalism from Los Angeles, California. Details: He is a huge Hawkeye fan, and one of the basketball managers here at Iowa.

Kamryn

Junior majoring in Sport and Recreation Management and Journalism from Central City, Iowa. Details: She is currently working as a student videographer for the Iowa Hawkeyes football team, and wants to volunteer and get more involved in a lot of student organizations and other activities.

Emily

First-year double-majoring in English & Creative Writing and Dance from Sarawak, Malaysia. Details: She loves to write stories and leave all her emotions on the dance floor.

Quinn

First-year student majoring in English and psychology from Strawberry Point, Iowa (yes, that is a real place). Details: Quinn has a passion for service and community involvement and plans to becoming involved in local ministry groups, participate in intramual sports, and volunteering at local learning centers for young children.