Articles from January 2017

ESG lecture explores the past through modern art, Feb.24

The European Studies Group will present a guest lecture by Professor Jenny Anger of Grinnell College on "The Exhibition of Modern Art in Berlin (1913): Using 3D Simulation to Explore the Past" at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, February 24 in 315 Phillips Hall.  The event is free and open to the public.

In the news: Trump's move ignites strong reactions

According to the fall 2016 International Student & Scholar Services enrollment statistics, 86 students registered at the UI hail from the banned countries.

International Student Parent Spotlight: Soon Dohkgoh and Jeongsik Ko (South Korea)

It isn’t being taught how to study that’s important, it’s being directed to understand why. This is a virtue that goes undiscovered by many, but it’s apparent in University of Iowa international student Hyun Jin Ko of South Korea. Ko describes the many virtues of her parents and they are quite impressive. Ko’s father, Jeongsik Ko, is a professor at Pai Chai University in South Korea and a former visiting research scientist at the University of Iowa. Her mother, Soon Dohkgoh, is a senior research engineer for the Korean Institute of Defense Analysis (KIDA).

Why did I choose Iceland?

This country is definitely not in the “most popular study abroad countries” list in our study abroad office, and the last student who adventured in Iceland has already graduated. But, if you are a Geoscience student or a music lover, Iceland can be ranked No.1 in your own list.

LGBTQ and study abroad info session to be held Feb. 28

Study Abroad will host an information session for LGBTQ students on Tuesday, February 28, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the LGBTQ Resource Center, 125 Grand Ave. Court. 

Study Abroad hosts Feb. 3 info session on Germany's Dortmund Exchange

UI students who are interested in studying abroad in Germany for the summer, fall, or academic year are invited to attend an information session on the Dortmund Exchange program in Germany on Friday, February 3, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in 315 Phillips Hall. 

Study Abroad hosts 'Cultures of Spain' summer info session Feb. 15

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 217 Macbride Hall.

Preparing for Morocco: You probably won’t need that

Welcome to my first blog! Hopefully that doesn’t scare you away -- we are, after all, just amateurs. As far as I’m concerned, we shouldn’t be concerned about it. If being an amateur, poet, singer, songwriter, actress, writer, and human has taught me anything, it’s that we must all go through this stage on our path to greatness. Or, in my case, heightened mediocrity.

Study Abroad hosts Feb 15 info session on summer Spain program

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. 

In the news: UI issues alert following Trump's travel ban

The University of Iowa is encouraging students from certain countries to avoid traveling outside of the U.S. in response to an executive order by President Donald Trump.