Events

Week of September 25, 2016

Sunday, September 25

(All day)

The best cyclists from each nation will be in Iowa City racing in a crazy spectator frenzied sport that combines cycling running, hurdling, and NASCAR all into one! There's even a pit crew for the bikes!

Johnson County Fairgrounds

Monday, September 26

12:30pm

The ELDC's daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures.

Pappajohn Business Building
7:00pm

Make a difference in the lives of others and your own. Serving in the Peace Corps is a great way to use your skills to help a community in need, immerse yourself in a new culture, learn a new language, and have the experience of a lifetime.

University Capitol Centre
Tags: Peace Corps, Center for Diversity and Enrichment, Advantage Iowa Scholars

Tuesday, September 27

12:30pm

The ELDC's daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures.

Pappajohn Business Building

Wednesday, September 28

12:30pm

The ELDC's daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures.

Pappajohn Business Building
3:30pm

Tippie students who have recently returned from studying abroad will share their experiences with other students. Participants will learn which skills employers value the most from study abroad and how to confidently articulate those skills and experiences on a resume and during interviews.  For

Pappajohn Business Building
Tags: global, UPO, study abroad
5:00pm

Graduating soon? Come learn about optional practical training (OPT) and get familiar with the application process.

University Capitol Centre
Tags: students, workshop, Career Leadership Academy, ISSS, Life in Iowa
6:00pm

The internship and job search can be confusing and frustrating, especially as an international student. This session will cover several strategies for locating job and internship opportunities in the United States.

University Capitol Centre
Tags: students, workshop, Career Leadership Academy, ISSS, Life in Iowa

Thursday, September 29

9:30am

This session serves as an introduction to Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) pronunciation. Using the most commonly seen Chinese names as examples, it introduces the romanization system of Chinese pronunciation-- Pinyin, the four tones, and greetings in Mandarin Chinese.

 

University Capitol Centre
Tags: training, Building Our Global Community
12:00pm

Janine di Giovanni, Middle East editor of Newsweek, contributing editor at Vanity Fair and contributor to The New York Times and The Guardian, is one of Europe's most respected and experienced reporters, with vast experience covering war and conflict.

Congregational United Church of Christ
Tags: ICFRC
12:30pm

The ELDC's daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures.

Pappajohn Business Building
3:30pm

Are you interested in the possibility of international study, research, or teaching?

University Capitol Centre
Tags: Graduate Students, undergraduate students, student funding, Professional Students
4:00pm

Come and practice your Spanish in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. All levels are welcome!

Organized by the UI Department of Spanish and Portuguese, this informal conversation group is open to the public and Spanish speakers of all levels and ages. Nos vemos!

Fair Ground Coffeehouse
6:30pm

The event will now take place November 3, 2016.  All other details remain the same.  Please join us then!  Sponsored by the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights, "Being Muslim in America" will consider how Islam, identity, and self-expression exist in a post 9/11 world, and how this plays i

Old Capitol Museum
Tags: Have No Fear: Islamophobia in the 21st Century

Friday, September 30

12:30pm

The ELDC's daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures.

Pappajohn Business Building

Saturday, October 1

8:00pm

Each year the Indian Student Alliance puts on this event, bringing in over 350 people for an exciting night filled with food, dancing, culture, and fun! 

IMU