USLS Award Recipient: Excellence in U.S. Latinx Studies

Congratulations to our USLS graduating Senior, Iris Martínez, for the EXCELLENCE IN Latinx Studies Award.

Iris, who serves for the US Army, will be graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and Psychology from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a minor in U.S. Latino/a Studies. After graduation, Iris will continue with her military career in the Iowa Army National Guard as well as working part-time as a first-responder emergency medical technician. She will be applying to medical school, and hopes to start her training to become a physician in the fall of  2025.