Academics

students in law room

Comparing law across the globe

Law course helps build connections, dialogue with international students
A unique University of Iowa law course has created an opportunity for Iowa students to build relationships with their counterparts on the other side of the world.
Jeffrey Ding

UI undergraduate’s investment in ‘sustainable relationships’ draws awards

Junior Jeffrey Ding wins 2015 Truman, Udall Scholarships
Caring about people and the planet has earned University of Iowa junior Jeffrey Ding two national recognitions—2015 Truman and Udall Scholarships. Ding, who is pursuing majors in economics, political science, and Chinese, will intern this summer with the U.S. Department of State.
Black and white photo of old building on campus

Old Gold: Solving Fine Arts Building history mystery

Archivist seeks clues on long-gone Iowa Avenue building
The University of Iowa archivist is turning to readers for their thoughts, ideas, and even speculation about a nagging mystery: a long-gone building that once occupied a prominent place in downtown Iowa City, not far from the Old Capitol.
prairie photograph

Considering imaginative power of the prairie

UI faculty, staff among presenters at humanities festival in Des Moines
The Iowa Humanities Festival considers the imaginative power of the prairie as presenters from colleges, universities, and cultural institutions across Iowa highlight the humanities in the Midwest.

UI undergraduates earn national recognition for STEM research

Two students receive 2015 Goldwater honors
Kasra Zarei, a University of Iowa sophomore from Coralville, has received a 2015 Goldwater Scholarship, the premier undergraduate award for students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. UI junior and Clive native Alexandra Bartlett received an honorable mention.

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