Articles tagged with "international visitors"

posted onJul3, 2014

An overly excited husband tries to cheer up his wife as they prepare to celebrate Fourth of July in their brand new home – complete with matching American flag T-shirts; but as the Indian-American couple adjust to life in the ‘burbs they are soon exposed to local ignorance and prejudice that threatens to dampen their spirits.

Keywords: India, immigration, racism
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posted onJul2, 2014

Topics covered in this episode:
- Favorite movie?
- Do you play sports?
- What are your hobbies?
- What American habits have you noticed?

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posted onJun18, 2014

Topics covered in this episode:
- Favorite place to hangout in Iowa City?
- Favorite food from your country?
- What do you like about Iowa City?

Keywords: Walk in My Shoes
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posted onJun10, 2014

Topics covered in this episode:
- Why the University of Iowa?
- Where do you want to visit in the U.S.?
- Favorite place you've been in the world?

Keywords: Walk in My Shoes
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posted onJun4, 2014

Topics covered in this episode:
- favorite foods from U.S.
- favorite foods from home country
- most interesting American habits

Keywords: Walk in My Shoes
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posted onMay30, 2014

In this episode:
-Where is your favorite place to hang out in Iowa City?
-What's your favorite song right now?
-What was the most difficult thing about moving to Iowa?

Keywords: Walk in My Shoes
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posted onMay21, 2014

In this episode:
-What's your favorite American dessert
-Where is one place you would like to visit in the U.S.?
-What was the hardest thing about moving to Iowa?

Keywords: Walk in My Shoes
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posted onMay19, 2014

The University of Iowa thinks it was the first university in the nation to do it. Saturday evening, the UI broadcast the Tippie College of Business graduation ceremony over the web to China, with Chinese commentary and translation.

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posted onMay14, 2014

In this episode:
- What's your favorite restaurant in Iowa City?
- What's the best study spot on campus?
- What are you plans after graduation?

Keywords: Walk in My Shoes
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posted onMay2, 2014

The influx of international students from Asia has caused some in the nation to question whether this creates unfair competition between wealthier international students and middle-class Asian Americans. But officials and students at the University of Iowa said they don’t see this competition and increase in foreign students as being negative.

Keywords: China, admissions
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posted onMay1, 2014

An upcoming workshop at the UI will address the question of what happened to Marxism in China, North Korea, and beyond on Thursday, May 8, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in 1117 University Capitol Centre. The workshop is free and open to the public and no pre-registration is required.

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posted onApr23, 2014

Naveen Kishore, an Indian whose parents fled from Lahore at the time of Partition, will present a SASP seminar in the form of a dramatic monologue titled “My life in the arts, publishing and design—a brief rumination about nothing” on Monday, April 28 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. in 1117 University Capitol Centre.

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posted onApr15, 2014
Du Dandan presents her Chinese dish to a panel of judges

More University of Iowa students will be saying “ni hao” as the Confucius Institute continues to grow in popularity. Membership and participation in the institute has skyrocketed since its inception eight years ago.

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posted onApr14, 2014
saree conversations

A series of upcoming events, collectively titled “Saree Conversations,” will explore the art and tradition of Saree weaving in India. All events will be held Monday, April 21, 2014, at the University Capitol Centre (UCC). Admission is free and members of the community are encouraged to attend.

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posted onApr2, 2014
Bridging Fiesta globe cartoon

You are cordially invited to join us in celebrating this year's Bridging Fiesta! Presented by the Organization for the Active Support of International Students (OASIS). Food, games, dancing and live bands are waiting for you!

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