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International Alumni

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Consider giving back to your alma mater with a donation to International Programs. Private support has been instrumental in IP's success and ongoing support is crucial to advancing our mission. 

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The International Impact Award recognizes distinguished alumni and other individuals with significant ties to the UI who have made important contributions internationally or, in the case of international alumni, abroad in their home countries. The International Impact Award is presented by the UI president during International Education Week in a public ceremony.

Virtual Homecoming 2021 moving tradition forward

Virtual Homecoming 2021

Virtual Homecoming is a chance to keep the Hawkeye spirit alive from ABROAD!

Send us a photo and homecoming message from your corner of the globe, or a memory from your time at Iowa. We'll share your message with campus during Homecoming week (October 11-17) and put your name in a drawing for a deluxe Hawkeye flag!  Go Hawks!

 

Alumni news
Pilar Quintana
9/17/2021

International Programs to host conversation with National Book Award Finalist Pilar Quintana

Join International Programs for the fourth installment in their Global Alumni Spotlight Series featuring Colombian novelist, writer, and University of Iowa Writing Program alumnae (IWP ‘11). Pilar will talk with UI International Programs Associate Provost and Dean Russ Ganim about her experience at the University of Iowa International Writing Program, her writing projects and awards, thoughts on cultivating a successful writing career, and advice for aspiring writers.
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Shirley Shao
9/17/2021

International Programs to host conversation with Shirley Hwei-Chung Shao

International Programs continues its Global Alumni Spotlight Series featuring University of Iowa MS grad and former CFO of AIA China Shirley Hwei-Chung Shao. Shao will talk with UI International Programs Associate Provost and Dean Russ Ganim about her experience at Iowa, thoughts on cultivating a successful career spanning the globe, and advice for current students/young professionals.
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Virtual gathering for University of Iowa alumni gathering - Greater Bay Area of China
8/9/2021

BFA alumnus aims to connect fellow Hawkeyes

Earlier this summer, a dozen UI alumni from the Greater Bay Area of China, which includes Hong Kong, Macau, and nine mega cities in Guangdong Province, attended a virtual get-together organized by Tuo (Tony) Liu (BFA ’13). During the event, the group heard news about their alma mater, talked about their current jobs, and shared their cherished UI memories.
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