Upcoming Events

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Discover Study Abroad

Friday, October 7, 2022 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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Life in Iowa Weekly Coffee Hour

Friday, October 7, 2022 2:30pm to 3:30pm
University Capitol Centre
Starting Aug. 26 (through Dec. 2), 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 Friday from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at T.Spoons coffee shop (located in University Capitol Centre). Enjoy a (free!) afternoon coffee and engage in casual conversations with students, staff, and faculty from across campus on different topics, ranging from adjusting to life in a new country and friendships to rules of the workplace.
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BGC: Developing Your Intercultural Insight

Monday, October 10, 2022 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Virtual
In this two-part session, participants will learn about developing their intercultural insights by exploring the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI). The IDI generates an individual profile of “worldview orientation to difference,” and is based on the research of Dr. Milton Bennett and Dr. Mitchell Hammer. Participants will be required to complete the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) before the session. Participants will sign-up and attend a follow-up 1 hour virtual meeting with a...
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Discover Study Abroad

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 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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Italian Conversation Hour

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Phillips Hall
Zoom meeting code: 99256479487
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A Conversation with an Alumnus presented by UIOWA Japanese Program and CAPS

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 5:00pm to 6:15pm
Phillips Hall
"Japanese for Professional Purposes" with Grier Patterson, presented by the UIowa Japanese Program and the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies: Grier Patterson (Class of 1985) is Vice President of TBS International, Inc. He graduated from the University of Iowa with a BA in Asian Languages and Literatures. He will speak about his global professional experiences from his earlier career to the present and take questions from the audience. Please note: A limited number of seats are available for...
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Study Abroad Information Session: City of Athens

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 5:00pm to 6:00pm
University Capitol Centre
Learn about an amazing opportunity to travel to Athens, Greece, with UI Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Classics Department, Deb Trusty. Gain an understanding and appreciation of the value and relevance of Athenian culture for the modern world, through direct engagement with monuments, sites, and objects in Athens. Meet City of Athens faculty leader Dr. Deb Trusty and program returnees to learn more about the itinerary, academics, cost, and application process. Bring your questions...

Iowa Literary Legends: Lan Samantha Chang in Conversation with Charity Nebbe

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 7:30pm to 8:30pm
The Englert
This is being advertised by the BTLC! If you are interested in this event, register here. TEP Students: To count this event for TLC Certificate Credit, you must also Register Here. TLC Credit: IS (T)  Presenter: Hosted by University of Iowa Lecture Committee, Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature, Iowa Writers' Workshop, UI Center for Advancement  Sit in on a one-of-a-kind conversation with Iowa Writers' Workshop director and renowned novelist Lan Samantha Chang (93MFA), who will chat with host...
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"Not Your Grandfather's Renaissance: Rethinking the Early Modern World

Thursday, October 13, 2022 5:30pm to 6:30pm
University Capitol Centre
Join the UI Latin American Studies Program for a guest lecture by Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Ricardo Padrón entitled "Not Your Grandfather’s Renaissance: Rethinking the Early Modern World" on Thursday, October 13, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at 1117 University Capitol Centre. 
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Discover Study Abroad

Friday, October 14, 2022 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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Life in Iowa Weekly Coffee Hour

Friday, October 14, 2022 2:30pm to 3:30pm
University Capitol Centre
Starting Aug. 26 (through Dec. 2), 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 Friday from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at T.Spoons coffee shop (located in University Capitol Centre). Enjoy a (free!) afternoon coffee and engage in casual conversations with students, staff, and faculty from across campus on different topics, ranging from adjusting to life in a new country and friendships to rules of the workplace.
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BGC: Developing Your Intercultural Insight

Monday, October 17, 2022 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Virtual
In this two-part session, participants will learn about developing their intercultural insights by exploring the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI). The IDI generates an individual profile of “worldview orientation to difference,” and is based on the research of Dr. Milton Bennett and Dr. Mitchell Hammer. Participants will be required to complete the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) before the session. Participants will sign-up and attend a follow-up 1 hour virtual meeting with a...
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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.