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UI student Carter Bell nominated as student making a difference

Published
2014.09.18
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

MSNBC

University of Iowa international students use the 'buddy' system

Published
2014.09.19
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

Hancher, Legion Arts present the 'Moroccan-roll' of Hoba Hoba Spirit

Hoba Hoba Spirit

The University of Iowa’s Hancher will co-present Hoba Hoba Spirit with Legion Arts at 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 26, at CSPS Hall in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Hoba Hoba Spirit blends influences, rhythms, and languages to create music with wide appeal. Story

Al Jarreau headlines Hancher's lineup for the Iowa Soul Festival

Al Jarreau

The University of Iowa’s Hancher is collaborating with both Summer of the Arts in Iowa City and Legion Arts in Cedar Rapids to present a full evening of entertainment on Friday, Sept. 19, during the Iowa Soul Festival. Story

Hancher's Yarrow to participate in online cultural diplomacy presentation

Hancher is a participant in the U.S. Department of States' Center Stage program. Programming director Jacob Yarrow and others will discuss music diplomacy in an online event on Monday, Sept. 15. Story

Seen and 'herd' in Sweden

UI student Kelsey Frisk works with conducting research on reindeer hearing communities while studying abroad in Sweden

Kelsey Frisk’s adventures in Sweden started with studying abroad and ended with researching reindeer herding communities. UI students can learn about study abroad opportunities at the annual fair Tuesday, Sept. 16. Story

Spotlight: Graduate student furthers Lao language research abroad

Published
2014.09.05
UI doctoral student in linguistics, Douglas Cole, interviews a resident of Laos for his research while abroad on the Lao language.

University of Iowa doctoral candidate Douglas Cole of Cedar Rapids shares his experiences conducting research on the lesser-studied Lao language while traveling to Vientiane, Laos, thanks to a Stanley Graduate Award for International Research. Story from: International Accents

International Accents

Welcome back, everybody

People sampling frozen yoghurt in front of a mural.

From job and food fairs to open houses for cultural centers, the University of Iowa organized a variety of activities during Welcome Back Week 2014 to ensure students got to know the campus and community and have a successful start to the new academic year. Photo Feature

UI offers Chinese-language coaching for professors

Published
2014.08.22
Students in a finance class at Pepperdine University’s business school in Malibu, Calif. (Michal Czerwonka for The Wall Street Journal)

Faculty and staff at the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business are learning how to welcome incoming Chinese students—by correctly pronouncing their names. Story from: Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Training Iowa Leaders - UI ROTC

Training Iowa Leaders - UI Army ROTC

The University of Iowa Army ROTC provides individuals with the tools, training, and experiences they need to become officers in the U.S. Army. The curriculum challenges students who want to excel and get more out of the college experience. Video

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