Scott King on The Iraq Education Initiative Aug. 26

King to discuss pioneering Iraqi Education Initiative at Aug. 26 ICFRC

Date: Thursday, August 26th, 2010
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Congregational Church, 30 N. Clinton St., Iowa City
Cost: $8 for members, $9 for non-members. Catering is by Oasis Falafel.
Reservations are due in the office by Wednesday, August 25th at noon; you also may email your RSVP to or call 319-335-0351. (Please indicate in your call or e-mail whether you prefer a meat or vegetarian meal.)

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Scott King (left) with Dr. Zuhair Humadi, executive director of the Iraq Education Initiative near the city of Sulymania in the Kurdish region of Iraq during a January 2009 visit at the invitation of Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki

After more than one year of planning and traveling some 12,000 miles round trip, Scott King is seeing the hard work pay off.

King, assistant dean of International Programs for International Students and Scholars (ISSS) at the University of Iowa, will discuss how the UI is one of the first Big Ten universities to welcome Iraqi students this fall as part of the Iraqi Education Initiative. He will share his insights at the debut of the 2010-11 Iowa City Foreign Relations Council luncheon-lecture series, which begins at noon Thursday, Aug. 26, at the Congregational Church, 30 N. Clinton St. in Iowa City…

Read more about Scott King and the Iraqi Education Initiative.