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Czech violinmaker to discuss Prague tradition for UIMA lecture

Jan Spidlen, violin expert

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 nominated as student making a difference

University of Iowa Student Carter Bell, MSNBC

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. Story from: MSNBC


University of Iowa international students use the 'buddy' system

The Pappajohn Business administration Building houses the UI's Tippie College of Business.

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. Story from: The Gazette

The Gazette

A class(room) of its own

Professor Kathy Schuh leading discussion with a pod of students in N105 classroom.

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

Iowa Now Minute - 9/18/14

Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus lifeIowa Now Minute 9/18/14

"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday in Iowa Now. Video

Piecing together the memory puzzle

Mary Huff in her lab

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

Professor Therm has the answers to 'All Things Energy'

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

Hancher, Legion Arts present the 'Moroccan-roll' of Hoba Hoba Spirit

Hoba Hoba Spirit

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

UI REACH activity inspires teamwork and communication

UI REACH students with intellectual, learning, and cognitive disabilities and University of Iowa teaching students came together Friday to participate in team-building activities at the University of Iowa Field House. (Photo: Holly Hines / Iowa City Press-Citizen )

UI College of Education students come together with first-year students in the UI REACH program to learn about teamwork and communication. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Media advisory: UI initiative pairs domestic and international students in 'buddy' system

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


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