Group fo Faculty at the University of Iowa HuMetricsHSS Workshop discussing a values framework.

The Transformative Power of Values-Enacted Scholarship

Agate, Nicky, Rebecca Kennison, Stacy Konkiel, Christopher P. Long, Jason Rhody, Simone Sacchi, and Penelope Weber. “The Transformative Power of Values-Enacted Scholarship.” Humanities and Social Sciences Communications 7, no. 1 (December 7, 2020): 1–12.…
Fall leaves along the banks of the Red Cedar River
The Long Road

On Ethical Candor

There is a line from Seinfeld that cuts to the heart of the distinction between sincerity and ethical candor. In a desperate attempt to beat a polygraph machine, Jerry turns to George, a practiced liar,…
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Civic Life

Register to Vote

On National Voter Registration Day, I sent the following message to students, staff, and faculty in the College of Arts & Letters. Dear College of Arts & Letters Students, Staff, and Faculty, As we navigate…
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Indicators of Excellence in the Liberal Arts
Header of MSU campus in the fall.
To the Class of 2024: Embarking on an Education for Action
James Baldwin - "I can't believe what you say, because I see what you do."
Open Letter to Our College of Arts & Letters Community
Members of the original HuMetricsHSS Team on a sun-drenched patio at the TriangleSCI in 2016.
Syllabus as Locus of Intervention and Impact
Graduates of the College of Arts & Letters
To the Class of 2020
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Deepening Connection in a Time of Distancing