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Des Moines Man Wins Iowa History Center Prize for Master Thesis

Seth Hedquist was given the honor for his thesis, “The Chronicles of Agrimusic.” The award comes with a plaque and $1,000 prize. Hedquist completed his master’s degree in history at Iowa State University and is currently a professional musician living and working in Des Moines. More…

Exhibit Featuring Work of Madai Taylor Comes to Farnham Galleries Nov. 7

In his artist statement, Taylor said, “To me, earth has been very intriguing and contains a mystic, organic beauty. It is an original, primordial material that lends itself to an immense range of tone, nuance and texture, which I manipulate to create calm, thought-provoking non-subjective images, imbued with history, spirituality and the struggle of mankind.” More…

Simpson to Host Iowa Philosophical Society Conference on Nov. 5

Michael Titelbaum, a professor at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, will give the keynote address, “How Common are Reasons,” at 5 p.m. in Jordan Lecture Hall. Titelbaum is well known in the philosophy field for his research and publications in the fields of ethics and epistemology. More…