Jan Spidlen will speak of the long tradition of violin-making in Prague, Czech Republic, as well as the broader idea of craft when he presents a lecture on behalf of the University of Iowa Museum of Art Monday, Sept. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Room 240 of Art Building West. Story
UI student Carter Bell of Waukee, Iowa, was nominated as a leader making a difference, not only through key issues on campus, but in bridging the gender gap in politics as part of a new "Women of 2014" series at msnbc.
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The University of Iowa has several programs, including International Buddies at Tippie and Friends Without Borders, that promote bridging the cultural and academic gap for international students while also capitalizing on the global perspective they bring to campus.
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The University of Iowa College of Education will celebrate its new cutting-edge classroom with a grand opening Sept. 26. The room was renovated with new technology and is expected to change the way students learn and teachers teach. Story
UI doctoral student Mary Huff has come a long ways since growing up in Greenfield, Iowa. The Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience Program scholar is the recipient of a prestigious award which allows her to conduct cutting-edge research that will help treat people with serious memory-related disorders. Story
Doug Litwiller (aka Professor Therm), University of Iowa associate director of energy conservation in Facilities Management, will give a special presentation that gives audiences a light-hearted look at "All Things Energy" Thursday, Sept. 25, in the Biosphere Discovery Hub in the UI Museum of Natural History. Story
The University of Iowa’s Hancher will co-present Hoba Hoba Spirit with Legion Arts at 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 26, at CSPS Hall in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Hoba Hoba Spirit blends influences, rhythms, and languages to create music with wide appeal. Story
Members of the media are invited to cover the kickoff of the International Buddies program at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, at the UI Tippie College of Business. This is a unique program pairing UI students from the U.S. with UI students from other countries. Story