A new initiative to aid interdisciplinary researchers in the humanities has yielded Humanities Without Walls, a consortium of 15 universities throughout the Midwest. The University of Iowa will participate in the initiative through the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies. UI faculty are encouraged to submit an application. Story
Bernice Chauly, a diverse artist who has taught creative writing for three years in the American Degree Program at Taylor’s University in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, encouraged three of her students to travel to Iowa City to pursue their undergraduate degrees in creative writing at the UI. Now she's joined them on the UI campus, participating in the International Writing Program. Story
The University of Iowa invites UI faculty and staff to provide candid feedback on what it’s like to work at the university. Working at Iowa, a quick and confidential survey, will be offered to all UI faculty and staff beginning Tuesday, Oct. 14 through Friday, Oct. 24. Story
University of Iowa alumnus and climate scientist James Hansen, a native of Denison, Iowa, is widely considered a climate science pioneer. Hansen is returning to the UI campus to deliver a lecture on lessons from Iowa and global climate policies Thursday, Oct. 16. Story
The contributions of almost 30 University of Iowa faculty and staff were recognized and celebrated at the annual UI Faculty and Staff Awards Banquet Tuesday, Oct. 7, sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Office of the Vice President for Human Resources. Story
Pulitzer Prize winner and Iowa Writers' Workshop faculty member Marilynne Robinson provides insightful responses during a wide-ranging interview with The New York Times Magazine.
Story from: The New York Times Magazine