Articles from February 2019

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

Jeremy Marks improved hospital systems in Cape Town, South Africa

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

Jointly awarded by College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and UI International Programs

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

UI language departments are community-oriented and help make students feel included.

International Programs to host monthly Fubright writing workshops

Learn the basics of writing competitive grants essays with UI Fulbright Program Advisor Karen Wachsmuth. 

Starting my Uruguayzation

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

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

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

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

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

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