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UI students, faculty, and staff help with archaeological dig

Published
2014.09.26
Bill Whittaker, staff archaeologist at the Office of the State Archaeologist, sifts through a batch of soil looking for artifacts Thursday at Hubbard Park in Iowa City.

A surprise glimpse into Iowa City’s past has opened the door for a more in-depth look into how the community’s earliest settlers lived, worked, and played—thanks to help from UI students and faculty and experts with the UI Office of the State Archaeologist. Story from: The Gazette

The Gazette

UI program helps students fit in

Published
2014.09.25
UI students walk outside of the Tippie College of Business who are paired through the International Buddies program.

University of Iowa students share their experiences about being involved with the International Buddies at Tippie program, which helps connect students from U.S. states and students from other countries. Story from: KGAN

KGAN

UI grad develops app to change the way you read international menus

Published
2014.09.25
RuiHao Min

A menu translation app, launched earlier this summer by UI graduate RuiHao Min, already has more than 80,000 users and was featured as a Best New App on iTunes. Story from: Silicon Prairie News

Silicon Prairie News

New lab at UI Research Park targets education

Published
2014.09.24
Chase Castle, Iowa City Press-Citizen

Researchers hope the new Center for the Advancement of Laboratory Science at the Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa will educate students of all ages and provide resources to other public health researchers. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

UI arborist, Andy Dahl, honored as a True Professional by international group

Published
2014.09.22
Andy Dahl, UI arborist, gives a tree tour to students

UI arborist Andy Dahl cares for more than 8,000 trees with his four-person crew. The collection includes more than 250 species—with seven state champion trees on site. Last month, Dahl was honored as a True Professional of Arboriculture by the International Society of Arboriculture. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

UI students develop app to track high school alma mater sports teams

Published
2014.09.18
A person uses a hand held mobile device to search for a sports score

Two University of Iowa students have developed an app that helps people track the scores of their high school alma mater's sports teams. Story from: Silicon Prairie News

Silicon Prairie News

UI marketing expert says sweatshirt crossed the line

Published
2014.09.19
A Kent state shirt that appears to be splattered with blood

John Murry, UI Tippie College of Business marketing associate professor, says that trying to stand out in a media-rich complex environment is difficult, but that Urban Outfitters clearly crossed the line in selling a Kent State sweatshirt that appeared to be spattered with blood. Story from: Des Moines Register

Des Moines Register

UI student Carter Bell nominated as student making a difference

Published
2014.09.18
University of Iowa Student Carter Bell, MSNBC

UI student Carter Bell of Waukee, Iowa, was nominated as a leader making a difference, not only through key issues on campus, but in bridging the gender gap in politics as part of a new "Women of 2014" series at msnbc. Story from: MSNBC

MSNBC

University of Iowa international students use the 'buddy' system

Published
2014.09.19
The Pappajohn Business administration Building houses the UI's Tippie College of Business.

The University of Iowa has several programs, including International Buddies at Tippie and Friends Without Borders, that promote bridging the cultural and academic gap for international students while also capitalizing on the global perspective they bring to campus. Story from: The Gazette

The Gazette

UI REACH activity inspires teamwork and communication

Published
2014.09.12
UI REACH students with intellectual, learning, and cognitive disabilities and University of Iowa teaching students came together Friday to participate in team-building activities at the University of Iowa Field House. (Photo: Holly Hines / Iowa City Press-Citizen )

UI College of Education students come together with first-year students in the UI REACH program to learn about teamwork and communication. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

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