Events Archive

Gilman International Scholarship Info Session

Gilman International Scholarship Info Session

2/21/2017 - 2:00 pm
University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
Please join International Programs for one of several information sessions to discuss the process of applying for a Gilman Scholarship. The Gilman Scholarship Program is an undergraduate grant program for U.S. citizens of limited financial means to enable them to study abroad and better prepare them to thrive in the global economy. Scholarships are awarded to U.S. citizen...
English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

2/21/2017 - 12:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126
These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Tuesday topic: Current events.
WorldCanvass: Resilience Over Trauma

WorldCanvass: Resilience Over Trauma

2/20/2017 - 7:30 pm
Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall
On the next WorldCanvass, we investigate adverse childhood experiences and the negative physical and mental health consequences children and adults with these experiences may face. If left unaddressed and untreated, the toxic stress of childhood adversity can have serious health repercussions throughout a lifetime. But important advances are being made in the recognition and treatment of health issues related to adverse childhood experiences, many of them led by physicians and researchers at...
English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

2/20/2017 - 12:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126
These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Monday Topic: The week's chosen theme.
The Confucius Institute at the University of Iowa 10th Anniversary

The Confucius Institute at the University of Iowa 10th Anniversary

2/17/2017 - 7:00 pm
Old Capitol Museum, Sentate Chamber
The Confucius Institute at the University of Iowa is celebrating 10 years of collaborative programming between the University of Iowa, Iowa communities, East China Normal University, and the Chinese Ministry of Education. Join us as featured guests reflect on the past ten years and look to future endeavors as the Confucius Institute enters this second decade. The event, which will be held Friday, February 17, from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Senate Chamber of the Old Capitol Museum, is free and open to...
English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

2/17/2017 - 12:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126
These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Friday topic: Open discussion and special topics.
English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

2/16/2017 - 12:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126
These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Thursday topic: Popular culture and special topics.
Hawks Like Me

Hawks Like Me

2/15/2017 - 6:00 pm
University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
International Programs and Study Abroad invite you to attend "Hawks Like Me," a study abroad information session co-sponsored by the Center for Diversity and Enrichment. This event will take place on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in UCC 1117 International Commons. At this discussion, panelists who are study abroad returnees, as well as past winners of the Diversity Ambassador scholarship, will talk about their...
Hawks Like Me

Hawks Like Me

2/15/2017 - 6:00 pm
University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
Want to go abroad but don't know what it takes? Come out to the Hawks Like Me (part 2) event and learn about the Hawks that have gone abroad and come back with a stories to tell. You can also learn about the various opportunities that UI offers for our aspiring adventuring scholars.    *This event is AI Approved
Cultures of Spain Study Abroad Info Session

Cultures of Spain Study Abroad Info Session

2/15/2017 - 4:00 pm
Macbride Hall, Room 118
Come and learn about this amazing study abroad opportunity in Madrid, Spain! Study Abroad will host an information session on its summer program Cultures of Spain, on Wednesday, February 15, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in 118 Macbride Hall. See event poster at http://bit.ly/CulturesSpainPoster Taught by UI Department of Spanish Professor Luis Martin-Estudillo, this four-week course carries 3 semester hours of credit and fulfills the Values,...
Iowa Hispanic Institute Study Abroad Information Session

Iowa Hispanic Institute Study Abroad Information Session

2/15/2017 - 4:00 pm
Macbride Hall, Room 217
Are you a Spanish major or minor and looking to study abroad in Spain this summer? Study Abroad will host an information session on its popular summer Iowa Hispanic Institute program in Valladolid, Spain, on Wednesday, February 15, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in 217 Macbride Hall. See the event poster at http://bit.ly/Valladolid2017 This program is designed to improve students' written and spoken Spanish and to enhance their understanding of...
English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

2/15/2017 - 12:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126
These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Wednesday topic: Games and activities.
Gilman International Scholarship Info Session

Gilman International Scholarship Info Session

2/15/2017 - 11:30 am
University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
Please join International Programs for one of several information sessions to discuss the process of applying for a Gilman Scholarship. The Gilman Scholarship Program is an undergraduate grant program for U.S. citizens of limited financial means to enable them to study abroad and better prepare them to thrive in the global economy. Scholarships are awarded to U.S. citizen...
English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

2/14/2017 - 12:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126
These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Tuesday topic: Current events.
BGC: Introduction to Building Our Global Community

BGC: Introduction to Building Our Global Community

2/14/2017 - 9:00 am
University Capitol Centre, 1117 UCC
This introduction session will introduce the Building Our Global Community program and share an overview of the international student and scholar population at The University of Iowa.  Participants will have opportunity to learn about the cultural adjustment experienced by international students, and participate in an interactive activity demonstrating the challenges of being a non-native English speaker. The session will conclude with an international student panel sharing their...
English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

2/13/2017 - 12:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126
These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Monday Topic: The week's chosen theme.
Korean Cooking Class Series

Korean Cooking Class Series

2/10/2017 - 5:30 pm
University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
Do you want to try cooking Korean food? Learn about Korean culture while making Korean food at one of several cooking classes offered by the King Sejong Institute at the University of Iowa. All classes are open to the public and will focus on a different dish each time. Classes include: February 10 - spicy pork and soybean paste stew March 10 - vegetables and beef side dishes April 7 - rice cake and sweet cinnamon punch...
English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

2/10/2017 - 12:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126
These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Friday topic: Open discussion and special topics.
English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

2/9/2017 - 12:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126
These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Thursday topic: Popular culture and special topics.
Iowa City Foreign Relations Council Luncheon Program: Maria Filippone

Iowa City Foreign Relations Council Luncheon Program: Maria Filippone

2/9/2017 - 12:00 pm
Congregational Church of Christ
“Gaza: To Exist is to Resist” Gaza, often referred to as the Gaza Strip, is a narrow piece of land approximately 24 miles long and four to seven miles wide. This home to 1.85 million persons is bound by a border closure by Egypt to the south, Israel to the west, and an Israeli air and sea blockade. Its residents are not free to leave this very hot, arid land which lacks clean water. Founded in 1949 as a self-governing Palestinian Territory, Gaza is part of the wide Palestinian...
English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

2/8/2017 - 12:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126
These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Wednesday topic: Games and activities.
Peace Corps Info Session: Serving as an African Amercian

Peace Corps Info Session: Serving as an African Amercian

2/7/2017 - 7:00 pm
University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
Five UI grads will use photos and videos to share their experiences of serving in the Peace Corps as African Americans. Contributors include these currently serving Peace Corps volunteers:
  • Kaleb in Costa Rica
  • Morgan in the Dominican Republic
  • Nyassa in Malawi
  • Rodnika in Mozambique
  • Vanessa in Uganda
This is a great opportunity to learn about UI grads making a difference around the world! Individuals with...
English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

2/7/2017 - 12:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126
These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Tuesday topic: Current events.
Study Abroad Open Advising for International Undergrads

Study Abroad Open Advising for International Undergrads

2/7/2017 - 10:00 am
University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
Going abroad isn't a new idea for someone who has already chosen to study in the U.S. as an international student. But how about setting off on another journey – a study abroad program or an internship outside of the United States – while you're a student at the University of Iowa?   Study Abroad's Open Advising event on Tuesday, February 7, from 10am-2pm in 1117 University Capitol Centre, will provide an opportunity for international undergraduate students to...
Career Series for International Students: Job & Internship Search Strategies

Career Series for International Students: Job & Internship Search Strategies

2/6/2017 - 5:30 pm
University Capitol Centre, 1117
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.
Career Series for International Students: OPT Information Session

Career Series for International Students: OPT Information Session

2/6/2017 - 4:30 pm
University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
Graduating soon? Come learn about optional practical training (OPT) and get familiar with the application process.
English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

2/6/2017 - 12:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126
These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Monday Topic: The week's chosen theme.
English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

2/3/2017 - 12:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126
These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Friday topic: Open discussion and special topics.
Fulbright Lunch & Learn - "A Transformative Year in South America: From UI to Venezuela"

Fulbright Lunch & Learn - "A Transformative Year in South America: From UI to Venezuela"

2/3/2017 - 12:30 pm
University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
The 2016-2017 Fulbright Lunch & Learn seminar series continues with "A Transformative Year in South America: From UI to Venezuela" featuring guest speaker John W. Fuller, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Urban, Graduate College, and Regional Planning and Department of Economics, Henry B. Tippie College of Business. In the mid-1980s, Professor Fuller was a Fulbright scholar in Venezuela, where he structured a masters program in economics for Universidad de los Andes. While...
TEAN/Study Abroad New Zealand Information Session

TEAN/Study Abroad New Zealand Information Session

2/2/2017 - 2:30 pm
University Capitol Centre, Room 1111-B
Learn about the UI’s new partnership with The Education Abroad Network (TEAN) and our new sponsored programs in New Zealand at an upcoming info session Thursday, February 2 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in room 1111-B University Capitol Centre. All UI students are invited to attend! See the event poster at http://bit.ly/TEANFeb2Poster Surrounded by water, home to more animals than people, and featuring some of the most unique landscapes and natural...
English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

2/2/2017 - 12:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126
These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Thursday topic: Popular culture and special topics.
English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

2/1/2017 - 12:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126
These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Wednesday topic: Games and activities.
Iowa City Foreign Relations Council Luncheon Program: Don Letendre

Iowa City Foreign Relations Council Luncheon Program: Don Letendre

2/1/2017 - 12:00 pm
Congregational United Church of Christ
“The Global Impact of Drugs” From small communities to corporate enterprises, drugs and their impact are reshaping the healthcare and economic landscape, making the educational journey of today’s pharmacists highly demanding and competitive.  Peoples’ perceptions about drugs and their impact on society are limited to what they see and read. During this lecture Dr. Letendre will shed light on some of the new and fascinating ways in which drugs are impacting...
English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

1/31/2017 - 12:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126
These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Tuesday topic: Current events.
IES Internship Abroad Information Sessions

IES Internship Abroad Information Sessions

1/31/2017 - 10:30 am
University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
Are you interesting in learning about earning UI credit while spending eight weeks during the summer interning full-time in the field of your choice? UI students are invited to attend one of two information sessions with IES Abroad, featuring guest speaker Shaina Moran, a marketing specialist at IES Internships. Information sessions Monday, January 30, 2017 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. | 1117 University Capitol Centre Tuesday, January 31, 2017 10:...
Make the Most of Your World: Peace Corps Info Session

Make the Most of Your World: Peace Corps Info Session

1/30/2017 - 7:00 pm
University Capitol Centre, International Commons (1117)
Peace Corps Volunteers work at the grassroots level to create change that lasts long after their service. As a volunteer, you can make an investment in our world—one handshake, one project, one friendship at a time—that leads to new possibilities in service and when you return home. Attend this info session to hear volunteer stories and benefits of service. Check out openings at: www.peacecorps.gov/openings. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of...
Gilman International Scholarship Info Session

Gilman International Scholarship Info Session

1/30/2017 - 3:30 pm
University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
Please join International Programs for one of several information sessions to discuss the process of applying for a Gilman Scholarship. The Gilman Scholarship Program is an undergraduate grant program for U.S. citizens of limited financial means to enable them to study abroad and better prepare them to thrive in the global economy. Scholarships are awarded to U.S. citizen...
IES Internship Abroad Information Sessions

IES Internship Abroad Information Sessions

1/30/2017 - 1:30 pm
University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
Are you interesting in learning about earning UI credit while spending eight weeks during the summer interning full-time in the field of your choice? UI students are invited to attend one of two information sessions with IES Abroad, featuring guest speaker Shaina Moran, a marketing specialist at IES Internships. Information sessions Monday, January 30, 2017 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. | 1117 University Capitol Centre Tuesday, January 31, 2017 10:...
English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

1/30/2017 - 12:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126
These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Monday Topic: The week's chosen theme.
English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

1/27/2017 - 12:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126
These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Friday topic: Open discussion and special topics.
English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

1/26/2017 - 12:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126
These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Thursday topic: Popular culture and special topics.
Stanley Information Sessions

Stanley Information Sessions

1/25/2017 - 5:00 pm
University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
International Programs will host information sessions regarding the Stanley Awards for International Research. The Stanley Undergraduate and Graduate Awards for International Research are given annually to outstanding University of Iowa students for the pursuit of learning activities in international studies and international research/fieldwork. Undergraduates interested in international studies are especially encouraged to attend. This year’s application deadline is February 6, 2017,...
English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

1/25/2017 - 12:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126
These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Wednesday topic: Games and activities.
Iowa City Foreign Relations Council Luncheon Program: David Wu

Iowa City Foreign Relations Council Luncheon Program: David Wu

1/25/2017 - 12:00 pm
Congregational Church of Iowa City
"The Evolving Global Commercial Aircraft Industry; Emerging Competitors from China and Russia" This presentation will provide an overview of the current global commercial aircraft industry and potential future evolution. The current mainline aircraft market is dominated by Boeing and Airbus, while Bombardier and Embraer dominate in the regional category. The lecture will cover new entrants such as Japan’s Mitsubishi Aircraft, China’s Commercial Aircraft Corporation, and...
Tippie Study Abroad Fair

Tippie Study Abroad Fair

1/25/2017 - 11:00 am
Pappajohn Business Building, West Galleria
Learn about study abroad opportunities through Tippie, including:
  • CIMBA Italy Program
  • Business and Culture in China
  • Global Internships
  • London Winter Program
  • Exchanges around the world
  • JPEC sponsored programs
  • Financial aid and scholarships
Stop by and enter to win $750 of study abroad scholarships! This event counts toward the Launch Week requirement for newly admitted Tippie students.
English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

1/24/2017 - 12:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126
These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Tuesday topic: Current events.
English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

1/23/2017 - 12:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126
These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Monday Topic: The week's chosen theme.
 Iowa City Foreign Relations Council Luncheon Program: Elizabeth Onasch

Iowa City Foreign Relations Council Luncheon Program: Elizabeth Onasch

1/18/2017 - 12:00 pm
Congregational Church of Iowa City
“Excluded by Definition: Representations of Immigrants in the French Civic Integration” France established the “Reception and Integration Contract” for non-European migrants in the context of a perceived crisis of integration and a rise in right-wing populism. Though the official purpose of this civic integration program is to facilitate migrants’ entry into society by teaching them about French history, laws, and values, the program may actually reinforce...
WorldCanvass: Our Lives Online

WorldCanvass: Our Lives Online

1/17/2017 - 6:30 pm
Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall
The focus of the UI Theme Semester in spring 2017 is the Internet, the global system of connectedness that has literally made the world smaller. It enables the efficient processing of complex information, the transfer of knowledge and ideas beyond the borders of language and geography, technological advances few would have dared imagine possible mere decades ago, and rapid communication that can save lives, start a revolution, crowdfund research, and play to both our better and worse natures in...
WorldCanvass: Resilience Over Trauma

WorldCanvass: Resilience Over Trauma

1/17/2017 - 6:30 pm
Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall
On the next WorldCanvass, we investigate adverse childhood experiences and the negative physical and mental health consequences children and adults with these experiences may face. If left unaddressed and untreated, the toxic stress of childhood adversity can have serious health repercussions throughout a lifetime. But important advances are being made in the recognition and treatment of health issues related to adverse childhood experiences, many of them led by physicians and researchers at...