A Chinese man holds a bicycle wheel.

International Accents UI global symposium to kick off photojournalism expo April 3

A symposium to highlight the evolution of photojournalism, "From Local to Global—Photojournalism in the New Millennium," will introduce the work of noted international photographers and distinguished scholars to the University of Iowa campus and community. The symposium will take place on Friday, April 3, in the rotunda of the Adler Journalism Building.

Rendering of a satellite image of an earthquake's impact

3D satellite, GPS earthquake maps isolate impacts in real time

Method produced by UI researcher could improve reaction time to deadly, expensive quakes
Technology in space and on the ground is helping University of Iowa researchers find out information about an earthquake's impact faster, increasing response times to areas that need aid most.
UI alumnus Ali Soliman and his young family

International Accents Almost golden: Memoirs of Iowa

Ali Soliman, current chairman of the United Nations' Association of International Civil Servants, received his doctorate in economics from the University of Iowa in 1975. These are his reflections of his time as a graduate student at the UI.

Mark Norris

International Accents UI alumnus reflects on study abroad in Iceland

University of Iowa alumnus Mark Norris, originally from Ames, Iowa, reflects on his study abroad experience in Reykjavik, Iceland, on the University of Iceland exchange program. He graduated from the UI in 2007 with a degree in linguistics and is currently an assistant professor of linguistics at the University of Oklahoma. 

nile project musicians performing

Hancher brings Nile Project to the Englert

March 11 concert highlights diverse musical traditions of Nile River basin
The musicians of The Nile Project will participate in a robust residency in Iowa City that will culminate with a March 11 concert.

South African theater collaboration comes to Iowa City

Book Wings endeavor takes stage March 10
The University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts and Cape Town’s Artscape Theatre Center, in partnership with the UI International Writing Program, will present Book Wings South Africa, a unique collaborative theater initiative. This free production will be staged at noon Tuesday, March 10, in Theatre B at the UI Theatre Building.
Pam Mollenhauer poses in front of the videos from the culture awareness program, which she led for the Hygienic Laboratory.

Lab Link State Hygienic Laboratory program promotes cultural awareness

A program at the State Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa is helping to promote cultural understanding among the diverse staff at the lab. The program was made possible thanks to a seed grant from the UI’s Human Resources/Staff Language and Culture Services .