Oskaloosa native Brett Burk has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Award to pursue an English Teaching Assistantship in Taiwan for 2015-16. Burk graduated from the University of Iowa in December 2014 with a B.A. in linguistics and an emphasis in teaching English as a second language (ESL).
Lesley Triplett created a unique business venture, Dumpling Darling. The Korean-style dumpling stand, now at multiple locations, started as a booth at the Iowa City Farmers Market. The idea was inspired by her love of travel, which began with a study abroad experience while at the UI.
“Jackson Pollock’s ‘Mural’: Energy Made Visible” at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection is a small show built around a leviathan. Mural, the mammoth painting that Guggenheim gifted to the University of Iowa, has never before been in Italy, and was recently cleaned at the Getty Conservation Institute.