Articles from March 2020

In the news: Passion for teaching Spanish lit brought UI professor Ana Rodríguez-Rodríguez from Spain to the U.S.

A University of Iowa professor’s love for teaching brought her from Spain to the Midwest to educate students on early 16th and 17th century Spanish literature.

UI Writers' Workshop grad Raj Chakrapani awarded Fulbright research grant to Romania

Raj Chakrapani (MFA creative writing '17) is the winner of a Fulbright Study/Research Arts grant to Romania for 2020-21

UI student Jorrell Watkins awarded Fulbright research grant to Japan

Jorrell Watkins, who will receive an MFA in creative writing and poetry from the University of Iowa this May, is the winner of a Fulbright Study/Research Arts grant in Creative Writing to Japan for 2020-21

University of Iowa alumnus reflects on his career as a professor and award-winning composer

Davorin Kempf (MA music ’90) recently retired from the University of Zagreb Academy of Music where he served as a full professor in the in the Department of Composition and Theory of Music. In 2006 Kempf earned his Ph.D from Freie Universität Berlin (doctoral dissertation: Symmetrie und Variation als kompositorische Prinzipien: Interdisziplinäre Aspekte, supervisor: Prof. Dr. Albrecht Riethmüller). Two years ago he became a full member of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts. An award-winning composer, Kempf’s work has been performed at concerts and festivals in more than a dozen countries including the United States.

Student Reflections on Diversity Abroad: Trivandrum, Kerala, India

First-gen Latina student Yajaira Bolanos participated in India Winterim and shares what she learned.

UI professor to teach and conduct research in Poland as a Fulbright scholar

The University of Iowa is thrilled to announce that Jane Gilotti, professor in earth and environmental sciences at the University of Iowa, has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar to Poland for the 2020-21 academic year.

Student Reflections on Diversity Abroad: Seoul, South Korea

Joana Stacy Ramirez shares her story of studying abroad in Korea as a first-generation college student.

Critical Language Scholarship winner to study in Russia

Critical Language Scholarship winner to study in Russia

In the news: UI cancels Italy study-abroad programs amid coronavirus concerns

Joining the list of University of Iowa study-abroad programs suspended because of coronavirus concerns are a number of Italy programs.

In the news: Email to Tippie students says University of Iowa instructors are prepared to hold classes online in case coronavirus spreads

University of Iowa officials said Wednesday any change in delivery method of instruction would occur in coordination with public entities. They emphasized they're confident risk is low in Iowa.