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Life in Iowa is a program designed to assist international students in adjusting to life and the academic system here at the University of Iowa. It includes cultural events and academic sessions, as well as career series. *All times on schedule are U.S. Central Time. For more information about these events, email

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Rudia W. Kihura in advance at 319-335-0335.

Upcoming Events

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Past Events


6/04 (Friday): Virtual Watch Party: "Home"

6/15 (Tuesday): How to Nail an Interview (In person & Online) (View June 15 recording)

6/22 (Tuesday): Time Management and Motivation Building, University Counseling Service (View June 22 recording)



7/09 (Friday): Hang out with us

7/20 (Tuesday): Culture Shock and Reverse Culture Shock, University Counseling Service (View July 20 recording)

7/29 (Thursday): How to Networking Professionally


8/10 (Tuesday): How to Manage Cultural Shock and Acculturation Stress, University Counseling Service

8/20 (Friday): Welcoming new students