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UI senior named Rhodes scholar

Jeffrey Ding excited to make the most of Oxford opportunity
Jeffrey Ding, a senior from Iowa City, was selected as one of 32 American Rhodes scholars on Nov. 22 from a field of 869 applicants; 90 are named worldwide.

Geyer, Kohen named 2015 AAAS Fellows

The honors will be presented at the February 2016 AAAS meeting
Two University of Iowa faculty members have been named fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Pamela Geyer, in biochemistry and obstetrics and gynecology, and Amnon Kohen, in chemistry, will be honored at the AAAS annual meeting in February.
Amy Brewster

Get to Know...Amy Brewster

Former Peace Corps volunteer builds relationships across campus and engages international alumni
The "Get to Know" series asks University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students a few questions about their work and their outside interests. Today, we visit with Amy Brewster, International Programs' constituent relations manager.

Poets & Quants New view on MBA admissions at Tippie

Paul Pinckley, admissions and financial director in the Tippie College of Business' full-time MBA program, has a new view on the applicants he interviews after spending three years managing a ship that provides basic health care services in remote parts of Cambodia. 

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Finding direction in film

Cambodian filmmaker completes International Writing Program residency
In 2012, up-and-coming Cambodian filmmaker Polen Ly left medical school to pursue his true passion. He's been plenty busy since, including a productive stint at the University of Iowa International Writing Program this fall.

What caused Martian desiccation?

University of Iowa researchers involved in NASA announcement of what happened to Mars' water and atmosphere
Mars has been all over the news, from the finding of seasonal water on the Red Planet to the successful film "The Martian." Now, researchers, including those at the UI, have learned more about what happened to Mars' climate since it was a warm, watery planet billions of years ago.
Crowd with umbrellas at Vatican City on a rainy Easter Sunday

Looking at life through a different lens

UI students abroad, international students at UI to be honored for photo work during International Education Week festivities
The UI will celebrate International Education Week Nov. 10–20 with activities including a public ceremony to honor 2015 International Impact Award recipient Rebecca Arnold and publishing an online photo gallery showcasing winning photos from the International Programs' annual photo contest.

Media Advisory: NASA to announce new findings on fate of Mars’ atmosphere

UI scientist Jasper Halekas is lead investigator on instrument aboard MAVEN spacecraft
Jasper Halekas, a space scientist at the University of Iowa, will be a panelist in a NASA news briefing on Thursday, Nov. 5, in which the agency will provide details of a significant finding in its ongoing exploration of Mars.
University of Iowa celebrates 50 years of space physicist Don Gurnett's research and teaching

Gurnett symposium draws leaders in space science

Oct. 17 event celebrates physics and astronomy professor's legacy
With Don Gurnett, and James Van Allen before him, the University of Iowa has a strong legacy of leading the scientific community in the exploration and understanding of space.

The Mercy Fields

M.B.A. admissions director comes to Iowa after three years on a medical mission ship in Cambodia
Paul Pinckley brings valuable insight on life after spending three years on a medical mission ship bringing health care services to people in remote parts of Cambodia.