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*All times on schedule are U.S. Central Time. 

01/20/2021 (Wed): Inauguration Day, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Life in Iowa welcome all international students and scholars to the virtual Inauguration Day Watch Party.


02/07/2021 (Sun): American Football Watch Party, 4:30-9:30 p.m.

Join Life in Iowa for the American Football Watch Party to learn about American football and watch the big game.

02/26/2021 (Fri): Among Us Game Night,  6:00-7:00 p.m.

International students and scholars are invited to a joint Life in Iowa and Friends without Borders for a fun event, “Among Us game night."

03/25/2021 (Thurs.): He Named Me Malala, 6:00 -08:00 p.m.

The Big Ten Colleges Programming Committee invites all students and scholars to a virtual Global Film “He Named Me Malala,” in celebration of Women’s History Month.

04/01/2021 (Mon) Virtual Spring Cookie Decoration Party, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

International Programs invites all international students and scholars, domestic students, UI staff and faculty, and the community members for a virtual spring cookie decoration party  Virtual Spring Cookie Decoration Party.

04/16/2021 (Fri) Get Together Event : J1 Scholar & Family, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Join other UI J1 scholars and Families and get to know one another. All scholars with their families and children of all ages are encouraged to participate. Have a chance to share your research study and also listen to other scholar’s research study. Scholar’s families will have an opportunity to share their experiences.

04/20/2021 (Tues) Travel round the World, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Life in Iowa invites everybody to join our Travel round the World event to learn more about different cultures around the world. 

04/21/2021 (Wed) Global Film Series: I am Greta, 6:00 p.m.

The Big Ten Academic Alliance invites all students and scholars to a showing of the Hulu documentary "I am Greta" in celebration of Earth Day. 

 04/22/2021 (Thurs) OASIS event, 6:30 - 7:30 PM