University of Iowa

Ready. Set. Explore!

Global Mosaic is a living-learning community at the University of Iowa designed to broaden students' horizons and expand their knowledge of the world. Students will explore a variety of cultures through art, cuisine, traditions, and current events. Residents will have the opportunity to discover study abroad options and plan for their own future travels across the globe.

Programming in this community may include the following:

  • Attend a progressive dinner hosted by the cultural centers on campus
  • Sample art, music, and cuisine from a different region of the world each month
  • Have the Chinese Painting Club teach about traditional Chinese painting
  • Attend Walk it Out, a multicultural fashion show put on in the spring
  • Join the discussion on human rights through film screenings and guest speakers
  • Go to the Study Abroad Fair
  • Meet students who have studied abroad and learn about their experiences
  • Visit UI Museum of Art exhibits
  • Experience a taping of WorldCanvass
  • Spend an evening with a faculty mentor from the International Studies Program
  • Partner with Arts Share
  • Take part in the Celebrating Cultural Diversity Festival