Articles from February 2023

Japanese Papermaking Festival

Residency provides opportunity to connect with 1,500-year history of Japanese hand papermaking

Tuesday, February 28, 2023
The UI Center for the Book, in partnership with International Programs, will host two visiting artisans from the Echizen papermaking region of Japan.
Iowa Memorial Union

In the news: Professors discuss Russia-Ukraine war after year of conflict in UI panel

Monday, February 27, 2023
Professors from universities in the Midwest discussed the Russia-Ukraine war in an event put on by UI’s European Studies Group at the Iowa Memorial Union.
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In the news: Looking back at a year of war in Ukraine

Friday, February 24, 2023
Ben Kieffer speaks with guests about how the last year has changed global politics and what may be next.
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In the news: University of Iowa panel marks anniversary of invasion of Ukraine

Friday, February 24, 2023
Today marks one year since the Russian invasion of Ukraine and experts from across the Midwest are gathering in Iowa City tonight for a panel discussion about the war and what may be next for that region — and for the world.
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Frequências symposium: a discussion with three co-organizers

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Christopher Harris, Janaína Oliveira, and Cristiane Lira, organizers of the 2022-23 Obermann Humanities Symposium and International Programs Major Projects Award, talk about what makes this multi-day event unique.
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Frequências symposium a historical gathering of Brazilian filmmakers and scholars on the UI campus

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Through panel discussions, interventions, film screenings, and artists’ performances, the symposium aims to incite, inspire, and engage the audience in response to the films, performances and theorizations of Afro-Brazilian film, history, and culture.
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In the news: University of Iowa marks one-year of Russia's war in Ukraine with panel discussion Friday

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
KGAN covered the upcoming UI panel hosted by the European Studies Group to discuss the one-year anniversary of the Russia-Ukraine war.
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UI celebrates National Study Abroad Day with series of info sessions, Feb. 27

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Attendees will learn the basics of study abroad, discover scholarship opportunities, and hear from study abroad returnees! 
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In the news: Lisa Heineman featured in Judaism and social justice roundtable

Monday, February 20, 2023
Lisa Heineman, co-director of the Jewish Studies Network, discussed her course "Jews, Judaism, and Social Justice" in a recent roundtable in the Association for Jewish Studies Perspectives.
Sawsan Daws

UI encouraged alumna Sawsan Daws to continue leading in STEM

Monday, February 20, 2023
Originally from Saudi Arabia, Daws chose to pursue her undergraduate studies in STEM at the UI because she was intrigued by the research facilities and resources the UI offered to its students.