Students

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Offering what no classroom can

Award-winning India Winterim matches undergrads with India’s best
Each year, dozens of University of Iowa students and faculty choose to skip three weeks of the cold Midwest winter and instead take part in an observational learning program called India Winterim, where they observe first-hand the work of award-winning Indian non-governmental organizations.
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Former UI President Mary Sue Coleman returns to campus for Lincoln Project forum March 9

Event will cover challenges facing public universities
Former University of Iowa President Mary Sue Coleman will return to campus March 9 to participate in a historic forum held in collaboration with the Lincoln Project, named after President Abraham Lincoln. The 16th president signed into law the Morrill Act, creating the modern system of land-grant universities.
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Will Kohn, 6, is first patient to move into UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital

More than 50 pediatric patients were moved to various levels of new facility
On Feb. 25, 2017, 6-year-old Will Kohn, son of Meghan and Chris Kohn of Bettendorf, Iowa, was the first patient to be transported to the new UI Stead Family Children's Hospital.
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Sue Curry named interim provost

College of Public Health will select interim dean
University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld has appointed Sue Curry interim executive vice president and provost beginning April 1, 2017. She replaces P. Barry Butler, who was recently named president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida.
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Provost reflects on three decades of commitment to the University of Iowa

P. Barry Butler will leave the UI to become president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University next month
Provost P. Barry Butler will leave the University of Iowa to become president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University on March 13. Join “Iowa Now” as we take a look back at Butler’s 30+ years at the UI.
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Dancers in Company helps UI students gain professional experience, engage with communities

33-year-old program brings dance performances to audiences across Iowa while students learn how to be part of a touring company
For 33 years, Dancers in Company has afforded University of Iowa dance students the opportunity to experience what it’s like to be part of a professional touring company. In the process, the student-performers get to share their art with audiences in towns across the state through performances, workshops, and demonstrations.

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