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In the news: UI Center for New Music to present a festival of music by living Israeli composers

Wednesday, March 15, 2023
The UI Center for New Music will host an exciting, vibrant, international festival April 17-23 featuring music by living Israeli composers in collaboration with the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance.
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.
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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.
Benjamin Coelho playing the bassoon

Professor of Bassoon Benjamin Coelho discusses growing up in Brazil’s “City of Music” 

Thursday, January 19, 2023
Benjamin Coelho is a UI professor of bassoon and an International Programs International Travel Award winner.
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Impact of the Global Research Partnership Award on UI Research

Monday, April 4, 2022
Since 2018, the Global Research Partnership Award has existed to combine the University of Iowa’s global mission and research mission, while providing seed funding to help UI departments and faculty initiate new, or expand existing, international partnerships that add value to and help advance research and discovery at the university. In 2021, four projects were awarded funding.

Christopher Merrill receives Fulbright Specialist Award

Monday, July 26, 2021
Christopher Merrill, professor and director of the University of Iowa's International Writing Program (IWP), has been selected for a Fulbright Specialists project in Poland at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań for 2022. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright Program, with more than 400,000 participants since 1946.

UI professor to conduct peace research in Colombia as Fulbright Scholar

Sunday, June 14, 2020
UI professor to teach and conduct research in Columbia as Fulbright Scholar

UI named a top producer of Fulbright students for fifth consecutive year

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
The University of Iowa has again been named a top producer of Fulbright students for 2019–20 (with a record number of 19 recipients), marking the fifth consecutive year the university achieved the elite ranking.

Three UI Faculty awarded prestigious Fulbright grants

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Fulbright grants have a growing presence at the University of Iowa. This year, a record-breaking nineteen students and three faculty members were awarded Fulbrights to conduct research, study, or teach abroad. While the student program has recently achieved more prominence, recent changes in policy for faculty members have made pursuing faculty Fulbrights a much easier process.

New course tackles war, women's rights, and promoting peace in Russia's North Caucasus region

Thursday, July 18, 2019
UI associate professor Irina Kostina wins global curriculum development award to teach new course about the North Caucasus.

UI professor to examine global aging in Mexico as a Fulbright scholar

Monday, July 15, 2019
Mercedes Bern-Klug was awarded a Fulbright grant to the University of Guadalajara, Mexico. As a gerontology specialist, she will be teaching a class on global aging, and will also study and assist in the development of social services in Mexico.