Upcoming Events

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Discover Study Abroad

Tuesday, January 31, 2023 12:30pm
Virtual
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend our weekly Virtual Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!
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Study Abroad Information Session: Irish Writing Program

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 11:30am to 12:30pm
Virtual
Learn about the course content, excursions, scholarships, and the application process at one of four upcoming information sessions. Faculty director Harry Stecopoulos will answer your questions about this fantastic opportunity to enrich your writing skills over the summer (June 9 to July 23, 2023) in the heart of Dublin! 
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Life in Iowa and ISSE Weekly Coffee Hour

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 3:30pm to 4:30pm
University Capitol Centre
Starting Jan. 18, Life in Iowa (part of International Student and Scholar Services) and International Student Support and Engagement invite international students and scholars at the University of Iowa to join them for a weekly coffee hour every Wednesday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at T.Spoons coffee shop (located in University Capitol Centre).
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Life in Iowa: CPT/OPT Workshop

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Virtual
Life in Iowa, a program designed to assist international students in adjusting to life and the academic system at the University of Iowa, invites international students to attend a workshop to learn more about optional practical training (OPT) and curricular practical training (CPT) with a live Q&A with ISSS senior advisors.
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Study Abroad Information Session: Shakespeare's England

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Virtual
Learn how you can travel to London this summer (June 8 – July 3, 2023) with UI Professor Blaine Greteman at one of four upcoming information sessions.  
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Study Abroad Information Session: Shakespeare's England

Thursday, February 2, 2023 11:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual
Learn how you can travel to London this summer (June 8 – July 3, 2023) with UI Professor Blaine Greteman at one of four upcoming information sessions.  
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WorldCanvass: Stanley Museum of Art

Thursday, February 2, 2023 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Join us for WorldCanvass on February 2 at the UI Stanley Museum of Art as we talk about the museum’s new home and new vision.
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Discover Study Abroad

Friday, February 3, 2023 11:00am
Virtual
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend our weekly Virtual Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!
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Study Abroad Information Session: Irish Writing Program

Monday, February 6, 2023 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Virtual
Learn about the course content, excursions, scholarships, and the application process at one of four upcoming information sessions. Faculty director Harry Stecopoulos will answer your questions about this fantastic opportunity to enrich your writing skills over the summer (June 9 to July 23, 2023) in the heart of Dublin! 
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Discover Study Abroad

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 12:30pm
Virtual
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend our weekly Virtual Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!
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Gilman Scholarship Info Sessions

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Virtual
Please join International Programs for one of several information sessions to discuss the process of applying for a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Applications are now being accepted for academic year 2023-2024 (summer 2023, fall 2023, winter 2023, and spring 2024).
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Study Abroad Information Session: Shakespeare's England

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Virtual
Learn how you can travel to London this summer (June 8 – July 3, 2023) with UI Professor Blaine Greteman at one of four upcoming information sessions.  
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IP Series and Annual Events

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Commitment to Internationalization Lecture Series

Started in 2016, this series features experts in the field of international education. These experts help to foster ongoing, campus-wide conversations about the UI’s vision and strategic themes for campus internationalization.

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Global Alumni Spotlight Series

This series features in-depth conversations with UI alumni who have international backgrounds or experiences, and explore global and international topics that cross disciplines, borders, and connect Iowa with the world.

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International Education Week

UI celebrates International Education Week each year, serving as an example of our commitment to preparing Americans for a global environment and to attract future leaders from abroad to come to the U.S.  Multiple events and activities take place across campus to promote the importance of international education.

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Major Projects Award

Through the generous support of the Stanley-UI Foundation Support Organization, this award promotes important contributions to scholarly debates and exchanges on international topics, issues, discoveries, and arts. These may take the form of collaborations, symposia, conferences, lecture series, artistic exhibitions, and performance events.

Gautam Yadama

Provost's Global Forum

This forum is the premier annual event on campus focused on international and global issues. It brings together experts from the faculty and leading voices from a variety of areas to raise awareness about, and contribute to debate on, the foremost issues in globalization that face us today. 

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WorldCanvass

WorldCanvass, our unique, internationally focused public engagement program, brings voices from our campus and community together with those of national and global thought leaders for discussions about important issues of the day, offering a rich diversity of insights and perspectives.