The Iowa Narratives Project (INP) combines the principles of composition with public engagement skills and digital technology.

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Submissions from 2016

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Iowa's First, Zoe Bileddo, Gia Dougherty, and Jordan Perlinger

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The Mystery of the Charles Ficke Collection, Kathleen May

Submissions from 2015

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Building Community By Building Soil, Maile Davis and Meryl Hebets

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Food Memoir, Amber Ahlf

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Food Memories and Traditions, Kate Clesle

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How college changed my thoughts on food, Nicholas Adams

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I Don't Really Need Food, Tiffanie Duong

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Java House: Dealer in Disguise?, Makenzie Putz, Sandra Kromminga, and Elaine Stewart

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Transition to a Healthy Lifestyle, Nicholas Dodgen

Submissions from 2014

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Advocacy for those Experiencing Homelessness in Iowa City, Anyssa Trejo, Ashley Wood, Jorge Ramos, and Marisa Henze

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A Restaurant for Change, Lindsay Ward, Hannah Kopach, Veronica Whitnell, and Reanne Casteel

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Benjamin Coelho – “Iowa City’s Brazilian Bassoonist”, Keegan Hockett, Joe VanBladel, and Ryan Christian

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Brother's Bar, Anna Mohrhauser, Aimee Tarun, Corey Burns, and Rocio Zavala

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Building Bridges to a Better Community – Leadership Muscatine, Elizabeth Baer, Amanda Sivak, and Patrick Taffe

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Carol Severino – “Iowa City’s travel-writing enthusiast”, Madison Waite and Penny Constantinou

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Chloe Waryen - "Experiences of Working at the Tobacco Bowl", Alex Cooper, Scott Gaul, and Tamar Kavlashvili

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Commons, Michelle Grantman, Abigail Kramer, and Jacqueline Wedell

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Cooking up something new with David Burt, Abby Brennemann, Kaley Kantor, and Abby Hull

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Curiosity, Michaela Carter, Alex Waeghe, and Xinyue Zhang

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Curiosity — The Man Behind The Mission, Michaela Carter, Alex Waeghe, and Xinyue Zhang

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Diversity at the University of Iowa, Shyanna Dickens, Cristina Lopez, and Collin Urquhart

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Exploring the Mysteries Behind Slater Hall, Danielle Vrankin, Patrick Markmann, and Michael Reiser

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Gardens, Zachary Stark, Noelle Alkhawaja, Dane Hanson, and Grace Hach

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Guillermo Villegas – In life, it's not about answering the question. It's about explaining the question, living the question, Kayla Berkowitz, Katie Hughes, and Maureen O'Connor

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Historical Secrets of the Iowa River Power Restaurant, Mitch Kellen, Corey Osborn, and Chelsea Ryan

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I like my cheese like I like my wine, old, Rachael Carrero, Keith Reed, and Jessica Yaeger

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Iowa City's Riverside Theater, Penghong Lu, Dan Kienzle, and Mario Quinones

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Iowa City Winter Farmers Market, Eric Castro, Megan Dietz, Jenna Kock, and Mason Lundberg

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Live Like Line – The Story of Caroline Found, Zimu Zhang, Jessica Wilson, and Jake Weis

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Mall Rats, Greg Ludwig, Peter Marshal, and Joseph Conroy

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Museum of Natural History: Hageboeck Hall of Birds, Matt Eltze, Colleen Reynolds, Laura Schneider, and Kristofer-Noel Yambao

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Out in the Boonie's, Madison England, Sulata Acharya, and Chris Higgins

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Robert Todd – 51 Minutes With a Genius, Bobbi Lawton, Erinn Rogowski, and Liz Smith

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Rusty the Sloth, Lauren Johnson, Joe Herrmann, and Austin Guzzo

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Taken Far Too Soon as the Result of Suicide – Bill Mirabella’s Story, Laura Marek, Megan Sanchez, and Molly Callahan

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The Great Muscatine Industry Boom, Carter Davis, Alec Osland, and Alison Schwebach

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The Hydraulics Model Annex: Relevant Research on a Global Scale, Alex Rier, Valerie Drake, Maggie Blackledge, and Gabby Kolker

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The importance of Theater in Iowa City, Penghong Lu, Dan Kienzle, and Mario Quinones

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The Lives Beyond a Deadly Grave, Grace Chabel, Krista Nelson, Dylan Cutler, and Bobby Fischer

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The Plight of the Poor – Iowa City and the Homeless Community, Casee Griffin, Emily Wiitanen, and Bill Donovan

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The Story of Bill Sackter – Inspirational, Moving and Impactful, Samantha Kistler, Stephanie Coupland, Jose Diaz, and Christian Marquez

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Time Capsule of Taste, Lindsey Degnan, Nicolette Abruzino, and Hayley Brandser

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Todd Thelen – A Man who hasn't "Worked" a Day in his Life, Keenan Portz, Liz Detrick, Megan Wynn, and Parker Reineke

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Trees Need Hugs Too, Xinrui Deng, Anna Gaertig, and Ryan Knoff

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Washington Street and the Concrete Glass Building, Komuri Lejukole, Max Riley, and Nick Runnfeldt

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Wild Bills Coffee Shop – Iowa City’s best hidden gem, Tyler Schraeder, Ethan Henke, and Danny Wiley

Submissions from 2013

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A Closer Look at Entrepreneurship at the University of Iowa, Charlie Broderick, Eric Harper, Hilary Rost, and Connor Simmons

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A Ravishing Riverfront Damaged by Discrimination and Hampered by Hatred – A Muscatine Tale, Cesar Estrada, Kirbee Van De Berg, and Rachel Zuckerman

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Behind the Scenes of Melrose, Katie Hudson, Qianping Liu, and Bailey Mikkelsen

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Ben Rollins – “My life is a chick flick and I couldn’t be happier about it”, Randi Proescholdt, Will Roberts, and Matt Strand

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Byron Preston – The Man behind the Exhibits, Samantha Masella, Sydney Sek, and Lexi Smolyar

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David Rich – "Iowa City's Hidden Tattoo Parlor", Nicholas Block, Cassidy Freedman, and Brandon Svac

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Dumb Luck, Hard Work, and Blind Faith – The Englert Theatre in Iowa City, Connor Castonguay, Sammy McLaughlin, and Elizabeth Slaughter

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Fired Up About Pottery, Matthew Hollander, Joshua Guertler, and Justin Sinay

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Iowa Children’s Museum – "Working with a different kind of demographic", Madeline Brekke, Melia Dunbar, and Brittney Mikus

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Iowa City’s Homeless – A Judged Book Cover, Maggie Dzurisin, Sunny He, and Abby Hougham

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Iowa City’s Iconic Property Developer Bobby Jett, Theja Chitneni, Joe Henderson, and Kevin Schuler

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John's Grocery – The "Dirty" Truth, Clint Donaldson, Harrison Hixson, Trent Stastny-Perez, and Raelyn Webster

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Karen Gordon – Book Babies, Emilie Camp, Maddie Luse, and Sydney Keith

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Karen Kubby – "Activism in the business world", Natasha Siddiki, Kellie Sciurba, and Corinne Gajcak

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Life lessons through gardening – Children’s Discovery Garden, Mirza Besic, Luke Hills, and Xaxun Liao

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Making a difference in the Iowa City community one child at a time, Thomas Fagg, Samuel Jennings, and Noah Sund

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Muscatine – A City with Two Histories History, Connor Castonguay, Sammy McLaughlin, and Elizabeth Slaughter

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Nialle Sylvan – “The Haunted Bookshop Changes for Brighter Future”, Tommy Lau, Kevin Docherty, and Savannah Manning

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Noticing the Artwork on Iowa Avenue – Iowa Literary Walk, Alex Pecora, Cecilia Garcia, and Nina Thompson

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Patty McCarthy and the Book End, Tyler Book, Maria Padron, and JP Robinson

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Prairie Lights, Haven of the Written Word, Katie Boyle, Kelley Garrow, Nate Gudvangen, and Jon Pyne

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Prairie Lights Paul Ingram and Jan Weissmiller – “A landmark inside of a landmark”, Hannah Adamson, Hayley Driscoll, Scott Quinby, and Blake Robinson

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Public Space One – Unique Entity of Sustained Madness, Ana Hertz, Annika Bergstrom, Cutler Simpson, and Paul Dravet

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Read One a Day, One a Week, or Even Just One – the Iowa Avenue Literary Walk, Stefanie Cook, Sophie Katz, and Izaskun Lejarcegui

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Richard Buckles – “Iowa City’s very own Street Harmonicist”, Sarah Hunter, Matt Johnson, and Ryan Kunkle

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Sandra Navalesi, Local Business Woman, Emily Merdinger, Marissa Turner, and Sydney Garcia

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Stella and Manager Roc Kimmerer, Joshua Park, Nick Lodding, and Merrill Mosiman

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Table to Table – "The right thing to do", Megan Mercer, Tyler Gilmore, Ashley Galvin, and Bruno Ponce

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Tales of the River – Muscatine, Holly Long, Matthew Majarucon, and Jackson Ochs

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The Haunted Bookshop, Jackson Ochs, Holly Long, and Matt Majarucon

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The Integration of the Two Communities of Muscatine – The Anglos and the Hispanics, Stefanie Cook, Sophie Katz, and Izaskun Lejarcegui

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The Iowa River flood of 2008, Dana Dray, Andrew Fiszer, and Sida Liu

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The Life of Lon Moeller, Noah Burger, Alexander DeLong, and Walker Steward

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The Muscatine Connectivity Project – Connecting the Mississippi River Trail in Muscatine and Its Benefits, Ellen Cranberg, Margaret Dressel, and Claire Rosen

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The Narrative of Kirk Walther and the Record Collector, Charles Holmgren, Edward Bellay, Austin O'Day, and Marcy Kreda

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The Newman Singers, Ryan Conlon, Mackenzie Menke, and Alison Ullestad

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The Northside Marketplace Literary Walk – Iowa City's Tribute to Literature, Nate Ahsmann, Chloe Cable, and Samantha Kaplan

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The Pentacrest Lawn – The Grass is NOT Always Greener on the Other Side, Cesar Estrada, Kirbee Van De Berg, and Rachel Zuckerman

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The P. Sue Beckwith Boathouse, Ellen Cranberg, Margaret Dressel, and Claire Rosen

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The "Save Englert" Campaign – A Community Wide Effort to Preserve Iowa City's History, Emily Ford, Connor Karlsson, and Lingyun Pi

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The Walking School Bus in Muscatine, Nate Ahsmann, Chloe Cable, and Samantha Kaplan

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Waiwing Chan – “The Business Owner against the Grain”, Mindy Chuong, Stephanie Cuddalore, and Lauren Gareb

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Yotopia – Iowa City’s own frozen yogurt shop, Diana Alfaro, Jared Chandler, and CJ Kwak

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Zac Voss – Iowa City's Entrepreneur, Alyssa Esquivel, Allison Lindley, and Wesley Rose