'Human Right to a Clean Environment'

International Day offers middle schoolers new perspectives
More than 300 middle school students, primarily from Eastern Iowa, were in Coralville in mid November to participate in the 18th annual University of Iowa International Day for Human Rights. This year students learned about “The Human Right to a Clean Environment.”
Iowa Now Minute - 11/13/14

Iowa Now Minute - 11/13/14

Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday in Iowa Now.
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International Education Week: Engage in the global community

Winning photos featured along with events Nov. 17-21 on UI campus
The University of Iowa will celebrate International Education Week Nov. 17-21 with several events and activities, including a public ceremony to honor 2014 International Impact Award recipients Roger Thurow and Selma Jeronimo.
Jeopardy! champion Sarah McNitt, pictured with host Alex Trebek, returns Thursday for the Tournament of Champions semi-finals. Photo courtesy of Jeopardy!

International Accents UI Jeopardy! champion returns for tournament

After winning five consecutive games and $89,398 in winnings last year, University of Iowa study abroad advisor Sarah McNitt will return to the Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions this Thursday, Nov. 13, to continue her trivia reign.

Former University of Iowa linebacker Palmer Foster is a player/coach at Durham University in England.

American football, across the pond

Palmer Foster serving as a player/coach at Durham University in England
While the University of Iowa football team recently was on its second bye week of the 2014 season, former Hawkeye linebacker Palmer Foster was preparing to play, and coach, football...across the pond.

U.S. News ranks UI 121st among 500 'Best Global Universities'

UI also ranked highly in three subject areas
The University of Iowa ranks 121st among the world's 500 “Best Global Universities,” according to the inaugural global rankings published by the magazine U.S. News and World Report.