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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

Giving students the Iowa Edge

UI first-year students join hands to form a circle and must pass the hoop around without breaking their grip. Team building activities are designed to help participants in The Iowa Edge program build community with a group of peers before the semester begins.

University of Iowa students from underrepresented backgrounds had the chance to get “The Iowa Edge” before they started their education as Hawkeyes. Photo Feature

Brilliant artists, thematic threads are highlights of Hancher's 2014-15 season

The Joffrey Ballet

The new Hancher season features artists both new and familiar to local audiences. Five themes invite audience members to connect with a wide array of performers. Story

UI welcomes international students

Iowa City Press-Citizen: UI welcomes international students
Published
2014.08.17
Hundreds of University of Iowa international and American students mingle at the International Welcome Night on Sunday night on the Pentacrest. (Photo: Aly Brown / Iowa City Press-Citizen)

Hundreds of incoming international students gathered on the Pentacrest with American students at the inaugural University of Iowa International Welcome Night on Sunday evening. The students played Frisbee and soccer, ate frozen yogurt, and got to know one another. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

The passion that drives innovation

WorldCanvass and FilmScene

UI International Programs’ monthly WorldCanvass program will kick off its sixth season with “The Passion That Drives Innovation,” on Tuesday, Sept. 2, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at FilmScene, 118 E. College St. Story

Community program welcomes UI international students to U.S.

Published
2014.08.06

Friends of International Students, a community-based program that connects incoming international students at UI with local families and friends, will host a free welcome picnic Sept. 7. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Spotlight: Iowa in Ireland—a glimpse into the Irish Writing Program

Published
2014.08.08
A group of UI students in the Irish Writing Program climb on stone structure in Ireland

Experience the Irish Writing Program through the eyes of the program's director and some of the UI students who participated in the summer 2014 study abroad program by watching this video. Story from: International Accents

International Accents

UI Fulbright foreign student joins Millennial Trains Project

Alyas Widita, a graduate student in the University of Iowa’s School of Urban and Regional Planning, will be provided with an in-depth understanding of life in the United States, while receiving opportunities to strengthen his skills in leadership, social entrepreneurship, and communication. Story

Calling all K-12 artists, essayists

The UI Chief Diversity Office and the UI Homecoming Committee are launching two contests for youth as part of the 24th Celebrating Cultural Diversity Festival—the art and essay contests are an opportunity for K-12 youth to share their ideas about the importance of cultural diversity. Story

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