In the spring of 2014, we recorded some video footage with plans to produce several short segments that convey the IOWA experience through the stories of three visiting Fulbright FLTA instructors. Below are the videos that were ultimately produced. Amira Rammah – Fulbright – Arabic Pius Nambuta – Fulbright – Swahili Maged Nofal – Fulbright – Arabic Yiseul Yu… Read More
The three videos below, produced by UI Media Production, are from the WorldCanvass Food for Thought event on 20 January 2015. Topic: Food, Imagination, and the Power of Memory Participants Linda Snetselaar, UI associate provost for outreach and engagement Lauren Rabinovitz, UI professor, Department of American Studies Chuck Swanson, executive director, Hancher Auditorium … Read More
Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculptures from Pier 9 on Vimeo. These are 3-D printed sculptures designed to animate when spun under a strobe light. The placement of the appendages is determined by the same method nature uses in pinecones and sunflowers. The rotation speed is synchronized to the strobe so that one flash occurs every time the… Read More
Above: Nice video produced by the University of Iowa — A look back at some of the biggest stories and events at the University of Iowa in 2014.
Pius was at the University of Iowa during the 2013 – 2014 academic year as a Fulbright FLTA teaching Swahili. This video shares a few of his experiences at the University of Iowa. This video was produced with Studio resources and staff, as well as support from ALLNet, the Language Media Center, and the Division of World… Read More
Does texting mean the death of good writing skills? John McWhorter posits that there’s much more to texting — linguistically, culturally — than it seems, and it’s all good news.
The video below was produced in April 2013 using Studio resources and staffing from the LMC. This is just one example of how the Studio is helping promote the University of Iowa and raise awareness about the innovative work being done by Iowa Grads. DWLLC Graduate Experience – Spanish – Ana Merino and Brittany Tullis… Read More
Originally recorded in February 2006 and published by TED Talks to YouTube on 23 March 2007. (source) Synopsis. MIT professor Neil Gershenfeld talks about his Fab Lab — a low-cost lab that lets people build things they need using digital and analog tools. It’s a simple idea with powerful results.