Articles from February 2019

In the news: University of Iowa graduate honored as finalist for Global Citizen of the Year Award

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Jeremy Marks improved hospital systems in Cape Town, South Africa

Ambassador-in-Residence Ronald McMullen earns International Teaching Engagement Award

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Jointly awarded by College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and UI International Programs

In the news: Brings Plenty: Language communities are uncommon yet strong

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
UI language departments are community-oriented and help make students feel included.

International Programs to host monthly Fubright writing workshops

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Learn the basics of writing competitive grants essays with UI Fulbright Program Advisor Karen Wachsmuth. 

Starting my Uruguayzation

Friday, February 22, 2019
After living in Montevideo for three weeks, I’ve had the chance to experience the culture a little bit.

In the news: Jeremy Marks named IES 2018 Global Citizen of the Year Award Finalist

Thursday, February 21, 2019
The next generation of young global citizens believes this is more than just the world—they believe it's our world. This is especially true of our students, who are passionate about contributing to their local communities abroad through service and an action-focused attitude toward social justice. The Global Citizen of the Year Award highlights these incredible students and the lasting impact they have on the world.

WorldCanvass ReCap: Artificial Intelligence

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
The first WorldCanvass program of 2019, Artificial Intelligence, featured an exceptional group of UI faculty and industry leaders in the fields of engineering, technology, education, medicine, and business. Together with host Joan Kjaer, they discussed the current impact of AI and what they see on the horizon. 

In the news: Hawkeye tennis moves toward recruiting international players

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Head coach Ross Wilson has helped turn Iowa tennis around by recruiting international players.

In the news: Students and colleagues remember UI professor of African Art History Christopher Roy

Monday, February 18, 2019
UI faculty and students remember the life of storied Professor Christopher Roy in the School of Art and Art History.

My first week in Fiji

Sunday, February 17, 2019
After months of preparing and packing, I finally arrived in Fiji for my semester abroad.