Photos by Karina Schroeder
The T-shirts have only been in stock two weeks, but University Bookstore general manager Richard Shannon said they have been selling well.
These aren’t just ordinary T-shirts. They are T-shirts printed with “The University of Iowa” in the five most commonly spoken foreign languages at Iowa: Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese and Korean.
By Nora Heaton, The Daily Iowan
The gates to Havana could open once again for U.S. students.
The UI has penned its signature on a request sent to President Obama, asking the administration to lift restrictions on academic travel to Cuba.
Last year, the small Zambian village of Libuyu needed a bridge in order to access the only school in the area without having to walk several miles around a dangerous river. But they didn’t have the resources. And when a group of students from the University of Washington backed out at the last minute, five engineering students from the University of Iowa stepped in.
This Thanksgiving, the same five students are going to Nicaragua to help another village.
By Katelyn McBride
Photo credit: Rob Daniel, The Iowa City Press-Citizen
Photo by Ricky Bahner
This article appeared in The Daily Iowan. See the original article here.
By Nora Heaton
This talk took place Friday, Oct. 29, 2010.
The University of Iowa and Korea’s National Institute for International Education have created a new partnership that offers UI undergraduate students and alumni the opportunity to spend six or 12 months teaching English in primary schools in South Korea as part of the TaLK, or Teach and Learn Korean program.
Rex Honey, 1945-2010
Read condolences from Rex’s colleagues
By Lee Hermiston, The Iowa City Press-Citizen
Almost 12 years ago, University of Iowa law professor Burns Weston called up his colleague Rex Honey, who was chair of the Global Studies program Weston had previously organized.
From the CLAS website
So far, 76 UI students have signed up to save a forest, dance the Bharta Natyam, and design lesson plans — among other unique activities during their winter breaks.
The Indian Winterim program, entering its fifth year, is adding these three programs — sustainability, dance, and education, to the 11 others offered during a three-week educational trip to India.