Burk Brett

Oskaloosa Herald Oskaloosa native wins grant to teach English in Taiwan

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).

Campus investment results in record number of Fulbright placements

13 UI students have been awarded Fulbright awards for 2015–16
A record number of UI students and alumni have received Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards this year thanks to hard work among faculty and staff and a growing number of resources for students across campus.
Boat enters Grand Canal in Venice, Italy

Mural lands in Venice

Painstaking attention to detail is required when moving "Mural," Jackson Pollock's mammoth Modern masterpiece, under normal circumstances. That effort is exponentially greater when the waterways of Venice are involved.

Learning about the Arab Spring in a global context

2015 Provost’s Global Forum to feature international scholars
The University of Iowa is set to host experts and researchers from around the world as part of the 2015 Provost’s Global Forum, “The Arab Spring in a Global Context.”
mckenzie wallace working with patient

The Student Experience: McKenzie Wallace

Family friend's death influenced research pursuit at Iowa
The impact of a family friend's death from Huntington disease led McKenzie Wallace to later study the disease at the University of Iowa. Wallace jumped into research early in her undergraduate career, and has also branched off into maternal health.
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.

Media advisory: The future of driving and riding in autonomous vehicles

International experts on automotive transportation will discuss the future of driving and riding in autonomous vehicles during a public seminar and panel discussion Friday, April 17, at the University of Iowa.
jackson pollock's mural hanging in sioux city

Bound for La Biennale

'Mural' exhibition featuring several UIMA pieces heads to Venice
Jackson Pollock’s "Mural," Iowa's most famous painting and one of the world's most significant and iconic Modern masterpieces, will soon head to Italy for the prestigious Venice Art Biennale along with nearly two dozen works of art as part of an exhibition titled “Jackson Pollock’s 'Mural': Energy Made Visible.”