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UI marketing expert says sweatshirt crossed the line

A Kent state shirt that appears to be splattered with blood

John Murry, UI Tippie College of Business marketing associate professor, says that trying to stand out in a media-rich complex environment is difficult, but that Urban Outfitters clearly crossed the line in selling a Kent State sweatshirt that appeared to be spattered with blood. Story from: Des Moines Register

Des Moines Register

Culinary blunder creates inspiration for new menu app

Ming Jiang and RuiHao Min

A group of UI students teamed up to create a menu translation app that provides photos and flavor descriptions to help international students and travelers make more informed ordering decisions. Story

Media advisory: Center for the Advancement of Laboratory Science celebrates grand opening

Members of the media are invited to cover the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Center for the Advancement of Laboratory Science at the State Hygienic Lab at the University of Iowa Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the State Hygienic Laboratory in Coralville. Story

Coach beats doctor, grandpa beats coach

Steve Houghton coaching

One December day in 1981, University of Iowa alumnus Steve Houghton had a decision to make—Coach Houghton or Dr. Houghton? Which would it be? Story

Czech violinmaker to discuss Prague tradition for UIMA lecture

Jan Spidlen, violin expert

Jan Spidlen will speak of the long tradition of violin-making in Prague, Czech Republic, as well as the broader idea of craft when he presents a lecture on behalf of the University of Iowa Museum of Art Monday, Sept. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Room 240 of Art Building West. Story

UI student Carter Bell nominated as student making a difference

University of Iowa Student Carter Bell, MSNBC

UI student Carter Bell of Waukee, Iowa, was nominated as a leader making a difference, not only through key issues on campus, but in bridging the gender gap in politics as part of a new "Women of 2014" series at msnbc. Story from: MSNBC


University of Iowa international students use the 'buddy' system

The Pappajohn Business administration Building houses the UI's Tippie College of Business.

The University of Iowa has several programs, including International Buddies at Tippie and Friends Without Borders, that promote bridging the cultural and academic gap for international students while also capitalizing on the global perspective they bring to campus. Story from: The Gazette

The Gazette

A class(room) of its own

Professor Kathy Schuh leading discussion with a pod of students in N105 classroom.

The University of Iowa College of Education will celebrate its new cutting-edge classroom with a grand opening Sept. 26. The room was renovated with new technology and is expected to change the way students learn and teachers teach. Story

Video: Al Jarreau at the UI College of Education- Sept. 18th, 2014

Six-time Grammy-winning jazz vocalist and UI graduate Al Jarreau returns to his alma mater for a public discussion Thursday, Sept. 18, in advance of his Sept. 19 performance at the Iowa Soul Festival. Listen to the live stream at 3 p.m. CT Thursday, Sept. 18, or watch the archived video of the discussion later. Story

Iowa Now Minute - 9/18/14

Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus lifeIowa Now Minute 9/18/14

"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. Video



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