June 2011

Bridging cultures through music (video)


Sam Sidwell in Chile video  

Samantha Sidwell was inspired by her study abroad experience in Viņa del Mar, Chile. The International Studies and music major explored how sharing music can bring together disparate groups in Chile and improve land negotiations.  Read more 

Four UI alumni/students receive Fulbrights  




Four UI students and alumni have been awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships to conduct research or teach English internationally in 2011-12.  


The recipients will be traveling to Brazil, Colombia, India and Togo, respectively.


Read their stories.


Break dancing around the world 


break dancers  The UI Breakers, a student break dancing organization, get their inspiration from all over the world thanks to social media and training abroad. Learn more about this unique group and how they are quickly becoming a Midwest sensation.

UICHR's 30th Human Rights Index   


uichr-index  The Human Rights Index is prepared by the UI Center for Human Rights (UICHR) for publication in The Iowa Review three times annually. See the latest edition - the 30th Human Rights Index published - about the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).      

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WorldCanvass WorldCanvass will resume Friday, September 23, 2011, when the topic is "Comics, Creativity and Culture."  

Stay tuned for details!

Dean's Blog

writing Read Dean Thomas' latest blog entry:

"Connections with Alumni Abroad

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