College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mark Norris

International Accents UI alumnus reflects on study abroad in Iceland

University of Iowa alumnus Mark Norris, originally from Ames, Iowa, reflects on his study abroad experience in Reykjavik, Iceland, on the University of Iceland exchange program. He graduated from the UI in 2007 with a degree in linguistics and is currently an assistant professor of linguistics at the University of Oklahoma. 

UI student at a job fair.

Finding a Career 101

Class helps UI students figure out what they want to do and start a career doing it
A pithy resume, freshly pressed formalwear, and a firm handshake have always been big parts of a successful job search, but today, it’s so much more than that. The University of Iowa's Pomerantz Career Center offers a semester-long class showing students how to navigate the new world of finding a career.
nile project musicians performing

Hancher brings Nile Project to the Englert

March 11 concert highlights diverse musical traditions of Nile River basin
The musicians of The Nile Project will participate in a robust residency in Iowa City that will culminate with a March 11 concert.

South African theater collaboration comes to Iowa City

Book Wings endeavor takes stage March 10
The University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts and Cape Town’s Artscape Theatre Center, in partnership with the UI International Writing Program, will present Book Wings South Africa, a unique collaborative theater initiative. This free production will be staged at noon Tuesday, March 10, in Theatre B at the UI Theatre Building.

Students connect with sports organizations

Sport and Recreation Management cohort takes field trip to Indianapolis
When it comes to connecting University of Iowa students with major organizations in the sports world, Dan Matheson has it covered.
Iowa Now Minute - 2/26

Iowa Now Minute - 2/26/15

Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday.
photo of industrial manufacturing plant at night

Anthropocene, front and center

Obermann symposium March 5-7 to offer rich selection of lectures, performances, and art related to "Age of Man"
If a geological age can have a “moment,” the Anthropocene is having its right now. Increasingly popular and recognizable, the term was coined 15 years ago by Nobel laureate and atmospheric chemist Paul Crutzen to denote the present geological time interval. The Anthropocene will be front and center at a three-day interdisciplinary Obermann symposium on the UI campus, March 5-7.

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