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3/17/2021

An open letter to our University Community on anti-Asian harm

Let us be clear. We stand in solidarity with Asian American students, international students from Asia, Pacific Islanders, and the Pan Asian community, who continue to experience fear and intimidation. They deserve better. We will do everything in our power to make their safety and security a priority. We will continue our work to eliminate racism on our campus, community, and state.
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6/18/2021

UI Chapter of Phi Beta Delta Honors Society for International Scholars Receives the Outstanding Chapter Award

The Alpha Tau chapter of Phi Beta Delta Honors Society for International Scholars at the University of Iowa recently received the Eileen Evans Outstanding Chapter Award. “The award is to recognize outstanding service to the Society, significant chapter growth and development, and exemplar programming to promote international education,” said Yashwant Prakash Vyas, president and chapter coordinator.
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6/17/2021

The University of Iowa to Virtually Host 2021 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

The University of Iowa is proud to announce its selection as an Institute Partner for the 2021 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Beginning June 21, The University of Iowa will virtually engage 25 of Africa’s bright, emerging Business leaders for a six-week Leadership Institute, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. Some highlights of the University of Iowa program will include business-specific content, virtual networking events with Iowa community and business leaders, cultural connection activities, and community service meetings.
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6/13/2021

In the news: University of Iowa International Writing Program to read in support of Myanmar writers, alumni

The University of Iowa’s International Writing Program, in collaboration with Asia Society, at 6 p.m. Monday (June 14) will host a free online event to show support for writers — including IWP alumni — who were arrested or killed during a February military coup in Myanmar, long known as Burma.
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5/13/2021

University of Iowa recognized as finalist for 2021 GoAbroad Innovation Award

The Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa Study Abroad, and the CIMBA Italy Program, have been recognized as a finalist for the 2021 GoAbroad Innovation Award for Innovation in Online Programming for the innovative virtual study abroad course titled International Business in a Time of Disruption: Protectionism, Pandemics, and Political Fragmentation.
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5/13/2021

In the news: Chang named Berlin Prize fellow

As program director of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Lan Samantha Chang is used to calling people with good news. But this time, the Elizabeth M. Stanley Professor in the Arts was the one who received the call.
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5/12/2021

Student spotlight: Redwan Bin Abdul Baten

Redwan Bin Abdul Baten, originally from Bangladesh, left his career as a dentist to pursue his PhD in health services and policy at the University of Iowa College of Public Health. His work in resource-poor rural areas of Bangladesh inspired him to further his education in the field of public health with an eye towards improving rural communities at the policy level. While busy with academics, research, and leadership roles on campus, Redwan recently took time to share a few of his University of Iowa experiences.
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5/1/2021

Dean's Message: May

As May approaches, we realize that we have spent nearly 15 months conducting much of our lives online. I applaud you for your persistence and hope you remain healthy and safe. As our spring semester concludes, I wish to express my deep gratitude to our International Programs staff who continue to serve students, create virtual opportunities, and organize cultural and outreach events that promote the value of international education and global awareness.
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