Articles from April 2022

Rabbi Hugenholtz speaking at Anne Frank Tree Planting Ceremony

Photos: Anne Frank sapling ceremony

Saturday, April 30, 2022
n Anne Frank sapling, which was propagated from the chestnut tree Anne Frank and her family saw outside their window, was planted on the Pentacrest at the University of Iowa on Friday, April 29.
headshot of Estrella de Diego

European Studies Group to host guest lecture by Estrella de Diego, May 4

Friday, April 29, 2022
The European Studies Group will present a virtual guest lecture by Professor Estrella de Diego of the Universidad Complutense (UCM) in a talk entitled "Negotiating Museum Narratives" from 2:00-3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4, via Zoom.
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UI alumna Megan Lederman awarded Fulbright to Vietnam

Thursday, April 28, 2022
Megan Lederman, who received a BA with a double major in English and creative writing (emphasis in Native American literature) and French from the University of Iowa in May 2019, is the winner of a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Award to Vietnam for 2022-23.
Russ Ganim, along with Dean Sherief Khalifa and Dr. Dixon Thomas at the Gulf Medical Hospital in the UAE

Dean's Message: Catching up

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Dean Ganim discusses events surrounding the Provost's Global Forum, the world opening up again to travel, and events centered on the rise of authoritarianism.
CLS awardees headshots

Record number of UI students awarded prestigious Critical Language Scholarships

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
This summer, seven University of Iowa students will head abroad for intensive language studies in Arabic, Chinese, Portuguese, Hindi, Urdu, and Persian, thanks to the Critical Language Scholarship, a highly competitive award funded by the U.S. Department of State.
Camellia Pham headshot

Student Spotlight: Camellia Pham

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Camellia Pham, a University of Iowa student graduating in May 2022 with a BA in comparative literature and Chinese and a 2021 recipient of a Stanley Undergraduate Award for International Research, took an unconventional, yet effective, path to completing her research project.
Ya'u Adamu

Student spotlight: Ya'u Adamu

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
When the plan to return to his homeland in Nigeria was interrupted by COVID-19, Ya’u Adamu decided to join the University of Iowa to start his doctoral studies in interdisciplinary human toxicology, which has been a great experience for him in many ways. Learn more about Ya’u.
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UI student Greta Becker awarded Fulbright to Vietnam

Monday, April 25, 2022
Greta Becker, a UI Carver College of Medicine student, is the winner of a Fulbright Study/Research grant in Public Health to Vietnam for 2022-23.
student standing in front of the capitol on pentacrest

UI student Tartil Ali awarded Fulbright to Morocco

Monday, April 25, 2022
Tartil Ali, who will receive a Master of Clinical Anatomy from the University of Iowa in May 2022, is the winner of a Fulbright Study/Research grant in Public Health to Morocco for 2022-23.
Khyathi Gadag

Student spotlight: Khyathi Gadag

Friday, April 22, 2022
After completing a bachelor's degree in dental surgery and a master's degree in health administration from Bangalore, India, Khyathi Gadag chose to apply to the University of Iowa after conducting comprehensive research on the university’s rankings, principles, and community. Learn more about Khyathi.