Alumni & Campus Stories

The documentarian

Many moviegoers were touched deeply by “American Beauty,” the 1999 Academy Award-winning drama about the midlife crisis of a frustrated 40-something dad named Lester Burnham. For Ryan Suffern (BA, ’99, English), now head of...

Memory Lane: The Walking Club

The UI Walking Club was lead by Professor William Abbott Oldfather from 1909 until his passing in 1945. The group consisted of students who congregated on Saturdays for various outdoor activities such as hiking,...