On March 29, Michael Bornstein, '66 PhD in pharmaceutics, returned to the University of Iowa campus to share his story as one of the youngest known survivors of Auschwitz. The lecture - which was co-sponsored by the University of Iowa Alumni Association, Oaknoll Retirement Residence, and the College of Pharmacy - was attended by over 1,200 members of the UI and Iowa City community and viewed by over 14,000 in its Facebook live feed.
If you missed the event, or would like additional information, please check out the following media coverage of Bornstein, and the event.
- Iowa Alumni magazine
- UI Alumni Association Lecture Recording (may need to scroll down to access the video)
- Iowa City Press Citizen
- CBS News 2
- Little Village Magazine
- KCCI News (Des Moines)
- Talk of Iowa, Iowa Public Radio
Bornstein and his daughter, Debbie Bornstein Holinstat, are authors of a new book, Survivor's Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz, published by MacMillan.