Articles from May 2019

My favorite South Korean dishes

One of my favorite things about South Korea is the many flavorful dishes located all over the country!

In the news: Iowa dentistry goes to Adana, Turkey

Lucas Borg and John Lorenz assist patients at the Incirlik Air Base

Exploring Northern Patagonia

During my spring break in Uruguay, I decided to travel to Bariloche, Argentina, for a week with three other friends. It was nothing short of amazing.

Why I’m more people-sick than homesick

A lot of people have been asking me if I’m homesick and, honestly, I don’t have a good answer. Europe has essentially become my home for the last semester, and for that reason alone I wouldn’t describe whatever it is I’m feeling as “homesick”.

What they don't tell you about studying abroad

If you ask any study abroad student why they chose to go on exchange for a semester, they’ll give you the same response every time. They’ll say they wanted to experience a different culture and travel more and they were given this amazing opportunity to do all of that while still getting credit for uni, so why not?

Demystifying study abroad: FOMO

Overcoming FOMO and Making the Most of Your International Experience

Studying abroad as a senior

My choice to study abroad as a senior at the University of Iowa was one of the most difficult decisions of my college career.

The stories I didn't tell

I had grand plans for my study abroad blog. I was going to write an entry every other week. Of course, that didn’t pan out- study, as it turns out, is an essential part of studying abroad and ended up using much of the time I had planned for writing. That plus lots and lots of experiences…

Seven UI students awarded 2019 Gilman scholarships to study this summer

Chosen from thousands of applicants from colleges and universities across the U.S., seven University of Iowa undergraduates have been awarded the competitive Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, to study abroad this summer

In the news: How Christopher Merrill created University of Iowa's 'United Nations of writers'

Nearly two decades ago in his home state of Massachusetts, Christopher Merrill found himself in the “really sweet position” of distinguished writer-in-residence on the manicured campus of the College of the Holy Cross, where he held the William H. Jenks Chair in Contemporary Letters.