The animated short film By Water, directed by Iyabo Kwayana (GC17) and produced by Nevo Shinaar (GC17), screened at the Sundance Film Festival in January, the New Orleans Film Festival in November, and premiered at Blackstar Film Festival last August. The film will play on WORLD channel and America ReFramed on PBS later this year. Kwayana and Shinaar met as students in the MFA Documentary Media program.
Stephanie Crawford, a PhD candidate in communication sciences and disorders, works with a child completing an autism diagnostic observation schedule (ADOS) as part of his participation in an NIH-funded study of family genetics and fragile X syndrome. The study is being administered by the Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Lab, led by Molly Losh, the Jo Ann G. and Peter F. Dolle Professor of Learning Disabilities.