The museum studies program engages students in a variety of hands-on projects and research in campus museum collections and the community. Faculty are dedicated to providing students with exceptional learning experiences that build practical skills and increase professional networks. Click the links below to explore a sampling of recent student projects.
Iowa Museum Association Research and Presentations
High-Impact Internships, presentation delivered at 2020 Iowa Museum Association annual conference.
Iowa Museum Salary Survey, presentation delivered at 2020 Iowa Museum Association annual conference.
Interns Speak: What We Learned from Our Museum Internship Experiences, presentation delivered at 2019 Iowa Museum Association annual conference.
Iowa Museums Matter, presentation delivered at 2018 Iowa Museum Association annual conference.
Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Community Supported Projects
- Belle Plaine- Collections Policy Plan for Historic District and Gas Station, 2019-2020 and Fueling the Future of Preston Station: The creation of a collection management policy and action plan research poster
- Webster City - Activating Webster City's Literary History and Kendall Young Library, 2018-19
- Edgewood Historical Museum Project 2016-2017 and Edgewood Project Research Poster