Wall Street financial firms have accelerated their hiring process for college interns, and the UI’s Hawkinson Institute of Business Finance is among the business school leaders in adapting to the new schedule, ensuring finance majors continue to get good placements and good jobs after graduation.
The Iowa City Press-Citizen spotlights the first intake of students at the Martin and Melva Bucksbaum Early Entrance Academy, part of the Belin-Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development at the University of Iowa College of Education.
Former congressman Jim Leach writes in defense of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and touts the organization’s support of “vitally important intellectual work.” The visiting professor in the UI College of Law and former chairman of the NEH says that “the humanities are America's stock and trade.”
Professor Steve McGuire teaches an innovative and unique class at the University of Iowa, Fabrication and Design: Hand Built Bicycle. This semester’s 13 students, in their first or second year of the class, represent a passionate sector of the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) curriculum.