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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

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

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