Upcoming Events

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Life in Iowa and ISSE Weekly Coffee Hour

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 11:30am to 12:30pm
University Capitol Centre
Starting Jan. 23, 2024, Life in Iowa and International Student Support and Engagement invite international students and scholars at the University of Iowa to join them for a weekly coffee hour.
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Roots of Resilience: Preserving Cultures, Languages, and Health

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 12:00pm to 1:00pm
University Capitol Centre
This talk will explore various facets of cultural preservation, including discussing language revitalization efforts of the Kalinago language and strategies to ensure its survival and transmission to future generations.
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Innovative Alliances: Rethinking Global Health and Sustainability through Unconventional Partnerships

Thursday, April 25, 2024 12:15pm to 1:45pm
College of Pharmacy Building
This insightful panel will discuss forging partnerships for community-based solutions to advance health equity. The shared vision and values of the community will be emphasized, empowering individuals to shape outcomes actively. The importance of diverse collaboration will be underscored, including collaborations with public health agencies, community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, and businesses.
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What was Zainichi Literature? Intersectionality and the Ethics of Illegibility

Thursday, April 25, 2024 5:00pm to 6:30pm
The Korean Studies Research Network, an International Programs affinity group, presents this virtual talk featuring Dr. Cindi Textor, assistant professor in the Department of World Languages and Cultures at the University of Utah.

Our Roots: A Celebration of Jewish Heritage

Friday, May 3, 2024 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Macbride Hall
For Jewish American Heritage Month, join us in front of MacBride Hall for Our Roots: A Celebration of Jewish Heritage. This event will highlight Jewish stories at the University of Iowa through student speakers and an art project that pays homage to the Anne Frank Sapling Tree. Please bring your own seating (blankets and lawn chairs are encouraged)! This event is sponsored by the Anne Frank Initiative and Iowa Hillel at the University of Iowa.
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International Student Graduation Celebration

Wednesday, May 8, 2024 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Join us in celebrating the countless achievements of our international students and their accomplishments in reaching graduation. During the celebration, we will recognize outstanding graduating international students in the following categories: Leadership, Academic and Scholarly Achievement, Engagement, Advocacy, & Service, the Most Unique Curricular Practical Training (CPT), as well as faculty and staff who supported these students during their journey at Iowa. All graduates in this academic...
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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.

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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.