“Tell me about a time when you were super proud of something you created.”

Janine and I talked extensively about creativity and how she incorporates it into her life, in for example her paintings. We also discussed the progression of her creativity throughout her lifespan and how she has witnessed it evolve right in...

Marguerite and her college experience with the covid 19 pandemic

We discussed the impact that COVID-19 has had on Marguerite’s college experience. We also discussed how her freshman year at college, her first impression of college was.

Interview with Shawn

I interviewed my stepfather, who works in IT at the Univeristy or Iowa

Christmas Day

interviewing my grandma on christmas

Grandma

Grandma had a hard life movinG alot and had lots of good memories and lots of siblings

Grandpa Berg

Life in Iowa starting from the dust bowl era, Berg family history

A farm in Iowa during World War II

I interview my grandfather about his childhood growing up on a farm in Iowa

Creativity in the life of Pat

This interview highlights how creativity plays a role in Pat's teaching and life. This interview was done for a class called "Creativity for a Lifetime" in which students examine what creativity is and means across disciplines.

Jennifer Moreno talks about what she’s grateful for as she reminisces life as a migrant

In this interview, Liz Plata (19) interviews her friend Jennifer Moreno (20) about her perspective on Thanksgiving as a Latina. She elaborates on how her family celebrates Christmas more than Thanksgiving as a result of being from Mexico, where they...

Spencer Kresie and Michael Cavenee talk about how the influential people and events in our lives led us to where we are.

In this interview, conducted in December 2018 in Plano, Texas, Spencer Kresie (16) interviews his step-father Michael Cavenee (61) regarding his childhood in Iowa and the path of his career. Mr. Cavenee described a large variety of memories, such as...

Interview with my 96-year-old grandmother, Laura.

My grandmother, Laura, grew up in Haiti and moved to the United States when she was 26. In this first part of our interview she discusses what it was like growing up in Haiti, why she left Haiti, and talks...

From trailer park to a successful nurse

This interview is about my Moms work career and the behind the scene moments that we don’t hear everyday.

Things about Daddy

Father/daughter q&a with daughter interviewing. Questions about childhood, family, military service and parenthood.

Qualitative Interview; Jake Jennett

Through this interview, I got the chance for a deeper connection with my Mom.

Journey to America

The journey from Bhutan to America. Struggles from Enthic Cleasing Policy set by Bhutan setting 1/6 of Bhutan population to refugees.

Rose Friedrich and Bruce Friedrich.

Bruce Friedrich (84) talks with his granddaughter Rose Friedrich (14) about his experiences from growing up on a farm to getting a phd in chemistry.