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UI Confucius Institute on the rise


The UI Confucius Institute, an international nonprofit program supported by the Chinese government to promote Chinese language and culture, support local Chinese teaching, and facilitate cultural exchanges, has grown exponentially since its inception eight years ago. Story from: The Daily Iowan

The Daily Iowan

Hancher presents Gallim Dance in Space Place Theater

Andrea Miller has found a choreographic voice of her own after her time in Israel’s Batsheva Dance Company. That voice will be heard loud and clear when University of Iowa’s Hancher presents Gallim Dance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24 and Friday, April 25 at Space Place Theate. Story

School of Art and Art History to host Grant Wood Symposium April 25 and 26

"Grant Wood and His Pupils"

The School of Art and Art History will hold its biennial Grant Wood Symposium, “Revolt Against the City: Midwestern Culture in Hard Times,” April 25 and 26 at Art Building West. The symposium will feature an exhibition by Grant Wood Art Colony Fellows and much more. Story

UI hosts community summit on sexual assault

Georgina Dodge

The UI Department of Communication Studies held a community summit to raise awareness about rape culture: "People need to understand that it does take all of us within the community to get some traction on this," said UI Chief Diversity Officer Georgina Dodge. Story from: KGAN


UI sport business program booming

Iowa City Press-Citizen: UI sport business program booming
Dan Mattheson

An estimated 400 students are enrolled in the recreation and sport business program this semester, with the majority focusing on sports management: “There is no question that sports and recreation management has boomed,” says Mike Teague, a professor of health and human services. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Top student employees

Student at work on a computer with a simulated human avatar.Dave Bein talks about his work with the Virtual Soldier Research lab in this video from fall 2012. Bein was just named the UI and State of Iowa student employee of the year. Video by David Gamradt.

Dave Bein, a third-year mechanical engineering major originally from Silvis, Ill., has been named the State of Iowa student employee of the year, one of seven University of Iowa students recognized for exemplary performance in campus jobs. Video

What scientists look like

science lecture

Sixty girls roamed the UI Seamans Center Saturday for the second Black Girls Do Science, a day camp for fourth- to eighth-graders to dispel stereotypes and to allow girls interested in the science, technology, engineering, and math to experiment in these areas. Story from: The Daily Iowan

The Daily Iowan

Dorms emphasize local food


A group of students are working with UI Housing and Dining to implement the labeling of all homegrown foods used in the dining halls, hoping to inform students about what they are eating. Story from: The Daily Iowan

The Daily Iowan

Latin Jazz Ensemble to perform April 21

Latin Jazz Ensemble

The University of Iowa School of Music will present a free performance by the UI Latin Jazz Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 21, in Riverside Recital Hall on the UI campus. Story

UI expels student for sexual misconduct

The University of Iowa recently expelled a student for sexual misconduct. Story


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