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CPT and job search workshop to be offered to international students

Thursday, February 22, 2024
Attend this workshop to learn more about curricular practical training (CPT) and receive job search guidance with ISSS, the Grad Success Center, and the Pomerantz Career Center.
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Embracing Seoul: A journey of self-discovery and empowerment through study abroad

Wednesday, February 21, 2024
As a Black woman, I was nervous about traveling in a different country by myself for the first time. During my time abroad I quickly discovered that my fears were for naught.
Ayah ElGaddal

Learning to take comfort in the smallest acts: What I learned from studying abroad in England

Friday, February 16, 2024
"If I said this was my first time abroad, I would be lying, but I can definitely say that it was one of the most treasured and cherished moments of my life. I don’t think putting this study abroad experience into words could truly capture the essence of the time I spent in England."
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Four UI students awarded Leona Zaharis Scholarship to study abroad

Thursday, February 15, 2024
The Leona Zaharis Scholarship is a fund intended primarily for first-generation students that was established by Cathy Zaharis (BBA finance ’82) in memory of her mother.
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UI named top producer of Fulbright U.S. Students for eighth year

Tuesday, February 13, 2024
The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has again named the University of Iowa a Fulbright Top Producing Institution for U.S. Students.
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Are you prepared to be uncomfortable? A candid reflection on studying abroad in Florence, Italy

Monday, February 12, 2024
"Broadening your horizons can sometimes be a cheap phrase, but an accurate one, nonetheless. Being abroad doesn’t mean entering a new world, it means that your idea of the world itself expands. That type of experience teaches you a lot about people and also yourself."
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Roaming through Rome: A semester of cultural immersion and personal growth

Friday, February 9, 2024
"My time there was absolutely wonderful, and regardless of your background, I can assure you studying abroad will benefit your college experience. This semester taught me so much, both within the classroom and beyond it."
Ayah ElGaddal in London

New Study Abroad peer mentor program offers unique resource for University of Iowa students

Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Peer mentors have studied abroad and can provide information to other students based on their experiences.
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The power of connection: A multinational experience while in Norway

Monday, February 5, 2024
"Even though I spent most of my time connecting with Norwegian culture, perspective, and ideas, I’m privileged to say that I had the wonderful opportunity of connecting with cultures all around the world through my international peers."
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In memory of Julia LaBua

Friday, February 2, 2024
International Programs is saddened by the passing of our colleague Julia LaBua. We will be hosting a celebration of life in her memory and all are welcome.