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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
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.


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

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

UI professor: Implications of crash could be 'huge'


A Ukrainian-Russian conflict in recent months has turned into a “full-scale civil war,” and reports that an unassociated passenger plane may have been shot down Thursday could add fuel to the clash and push it beyond the region, says UI professor Art Durnev. Story from: The Gazette

The Gazette

Spotlight: WorldCanvass partners with FilmScene for 2014-15 season

FilmScene rooftop patio with umbrellas and seats

International Programs (IP) at the UI announces a new partnership for IP’s television and radio series WorldCanvass; Starting in September, WorldCanvass will be held once a month on Tuesday nights at FilmScene, a state-of-the-art theater located on Iowa City’s pedestrian mall. Story from: International Accents

International Accents

Spotlight: Visiting Thai professor cherishes her Iowa connections

Visiting professor Naowarut Charoenca studies tobacco use and control in her home country of Thailand. Photo by Paul Curry.

Naowarut Charoenca can’t help but appreciate the value of relationships—those developed over a lifetime, as well as the new ones she is cultivating with colleagues as part of a three-month visiting professorship in the University of Iowa College of Public Health. Story from: UI College of Public Health website

UI College of Public Health website

UI doctor receives Governor's Award for work in Haiti

Buresh with Hatian children

UI physician Christopher Buresh, who was awarded the 2014 Individual Governor's Volunteer award, visits Haiti every three months or so carrying out the work of the organization he founded, Community Health Initiative-Haiti. Story from: Iowa Public Radio Talk of Iowa

Iowa Public Radio Talk of Iowa


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