IOWA CITY, IOWA (December 8, 2020) In 1925, F Scott Fitzgerald published The Great Gatsby, a work that would come to be regarded as a defining novel of the 20th century, finding itself a perennial inclusion in high-school curricula and the subject of numerous stage and film interpretations.

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE (December 7, 2020) The following students achieved the Dean's List at Belmont University for the Fall 2020 semester. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade-point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C.

Brennen O'Keeffe of Moline (61265)

Samuel Jenkins of Moline (61265)

Adrian Connolly of Milan (61264)

Victoria Cocquit of Geneseo (61254)

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (December 8, 2020) — Recognizing a need for more discussion and understanding of justice of all kinds in order to influence change in this divisive world, Augustana is taking action to prepare students to take part in these important discussions, even before they arrive on campus.

PELLA, IOWA (December 7, 2020) Clayton Hunn of Muscatine, Iowa, is one of 23 Central College students who will perform at 4:30PM, Thursday, December 10, as part of the Symphonic Wind Ensemble's "Winter Spectacular." The event will be livestreamed and recorded and can be viewed at 

LINCOLN, NEBRASKA (December 7, 2020) Alexis Christine Behrens of Davenport, Iowa, is among 11 University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduating seniors who have been named Chancellor's Scholars.

Behrens is a management major in the College of Business. Parents are Matt Behrens and Kim Behrens-Kelly.

Chancellor's Scholars are students who have maintained 4.0 grade-point averages on all collegiate work at Nebraska and elsewhere.

PELLA, IOWA (December 7, 2020) Kyle Berst of Bettendorf, Iowa, a biology major at Central College, presented his senior honors thesis titled "Reductive Sialylation of Cambiarenes" on December 3.

PELLA, IOWA (December 4, 2020) Clayton Hunn of Muscatine, Iowa, is one of 15 Central College students who will perform at 7:30PM, Saturday, December 5, in Caribbean Christmas, as part of the Flying Pans Steel Band.

BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA (December 4, 2020) Benjamin Fuller of Bettendorf, Iowa, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most-selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Fuller was initiated at The University of Kansas.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 2, 2020) Santa Claus and the holiday season are coming a little early for some children in our community this year…

INDIANOLA, IOWA (December 1, 2020) Maya Gault of Moline, Illinois, is one of 54 Simpson College ( student-athletes named to the American Rivers Conference 2020 Fall All-Academic Team. Gault is a junior on the women's soccer team and is majoring in Undeclared.