Graduate College

Honors Knowledge Bowl team lights up scoreboard

For the second straight year, a University of Iowa immunology team took home the Knowledge Bowl championship title at the American College of Rheumatology’s Annual Meeting, held this year Nov. 6–11 in San Francisco.

Scholarships Two UI students awarded the Louis and Dorothy Laubenthal Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship fund honoring an Iowa family’s three generations of commitment to higher education has been awarded to students from Iowa City and Spencer. First-year UI Doctor of Physical Therapy students Katherine Bird and Clare Goeken are recognized as the 2015-16 recipients of the Louis and Dorothy Laubenthal Memorial Scholarship.
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Academic Panoramic: Snapshots of the UI student experience

In order to see the full academic picture found at the University of Iowa, you’ll need to look in all directions. Academic Panoramic provides a look at a cross section of the UI educational experience, from philanthropy and public health to theatre arts and sports analytics.

Diverse voices 'write to change the world'

UI faculty participate in The Op-Ed Project workshop
More than 20 UI faculty representing diverse disciplines and backgrounds were selected to participate in a two-day “Write to Change the World” workshop Nov. 7 and 8 through The Op Ed Project. This is the first time the workshop has been offered on the UI campus.
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Finding direction in film

Cambodian filmmaker completes International Writing Program residency
In 2012, up-and-coming Cambodian filmmaker Polen Ly left medical school to pursue his true passion. He's been plenty busy since, including a productive stint at the University of Iowa International Writing Program this fall.
Crowd with umbrellas at Vatican City on a rainy Easter Sunday

Looking at life through a different lens

UI students abroad, international students at UI to be honored for photo work during International Education Week festivities
The UI will celebrate International Education Week Nov. 10–20 with activities including a public ceremony to honor 2015 International Impact Award recipient Rebecca Arnold and publishing an online photo gallery showcasing winning photos from the International Programs' annual photo contest.
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Helping children hear better

First-of-its-kind study shows kids with hearing loss benefit from early intervention
A first-of-its-kind study discovered that many hard-of-hearing children who receive optimal, early services are able to “catch up or significantly close the gaps with their hearing peers,” say researchers at the University of Iowa, Boys Town National Research Hospital, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

The Mercy Fields

M.B.A. admissions director comes to Iowa after three years on a medical mission ship in Cambodia
Paul Pinckley brings valuable insight on life after spending three years on a medical mission ship bringing health care services to people in remote parts of Cambodia.