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U.S. News ranks UI 121st among 500 'Best Global Universities'

The University of Iowa ranks 121st among the world's 500 “Best Global Universities,” according to the inaugural global rankings published by the magazine U.S. News and World Report. Story

UI professor sees Hong Kong democracy protests up close


UI finance professor Art Durnev recently spent two weeks teaching at the Tippie College of Business' MBA program in Hong Kong, located at the center of the pro-democracy protests there. Story from: The Gazette

The Gazette

Bettendorf man leads University of Iowa's Institute for International Business

Dimy Doresca talks with students in one of his classes.

Bettendorf resident Dimy Doresca is the new director of University of Iowa's Institute for International Business, a consulting firm of sorts that helps small and mid-sized Iowa businesses expand into global trade. Story from: Quad City Times

Quad City Times

Finance professor encounters Hong Kong protests up close

Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong

UI finance professor Art Durnev describes his experience teaching at the Tippie School of Management's Hong Kong MBA program, which is at the epicenter of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests. Story from: Iowa Public Radio

Iowa Public Radio

Spotlight: UI alumna Natalie Gilkison reflects on international experiences

Natalie Gilkison wears a Chinese "University of Iowa" shirt while in China.

University of Iowa alumna Natalie Gilkison, of Davenport, Iowa, reflects on studying abroad in China while pursuing a bachelor's degree in international studies as well as experiences working with international students, forging some interesting new programs. Story from: International Accents

International Accents

UI's Diekema discusses efforts to control the spread of Ebola

Dr. Daniel Diekema, University of Iowa Health Care

Dr. Dan Diekema, director of the Division of Infectious Diseases with UI Health Care, and president of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, discusses the new Ebola "Czar" and efforts to control the spread of Ebola. Story from:

Hancher to present Brazilian big band SpokFrevo Orquestra Oct. 30

SpokFrevo Orquestra

The University of Iowa’s Hancher will present SpokFrevo Orquestra on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 p.m. at the Englert Theatre. The musical group takes frevo, traditionally a vibrant Brazilian street music with deep ties to Carnival, to center stage, honoring and reinventing tradition. Story

Reunited at the Writing University

students sitting with their former teacher on old capitol steps

Bernice Chauly, a diverse artist who has taught creative writing for three years in the American Degree Program at Taylor’s University in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, encouraged three of her students to travel to Iowa City to pursue their undergraduate degrees in creative writing at the UI. Now she's joined them on the UI campus, participating in the International Writing Program. Story

Spotlight: Living Mandela's legacy

Iowa Alumni Magazine: Spotlight: Living Mandela's legacy
Iowa Alumni Magazine--October 2014 cover image

Two South African women used their University of Iowa education to help rebuild their country after apartheid. Story from: Iowa Alumni Magazine

Iowa Alumni Magazine

UI program helps small businesses go global

Only 4 percent of the world’s consumers live in the United States, and a new initiative from the University of Iowa wants to do more to help small businesses in Iowa reach the other 96. Story


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