Articles from September 2019

Iowa Global Health Network to hold inaugural meeting October 4

The IGHN is an interdisciplinary group of scholars at the University of Iowa whose research and interests lie in the study of real world health problems and challenges. They are holding their first meeting on October 4.

In the news: Achrazoglou teaches technology literacy abroad

Clinical associate professor John Achrazoglou worked with more than 1,000 students and teachers in Pakistan teaching them the latest instructional technologies and internet tools and resources.

A trip to Titisee

Freiburg im Breisgau is an idyllic and beautiful city in southwestern Germany located near many towns and landmarks. Last weekend I went on a day trip with a few other Americans to visit a lake only an hour away from Freiburg, Titisee.

Study Abroad to host Diversity Abroad Passport Tour

Learn about Diversity Abroad’s scholarships and free student resources, and identity-related concerns with Diversity Abroad team member, Joshua Howse.

Study Abroad to host info session on UI faculty-led program in Greece - Oct. 3

Learn about an amazing opportunity to travel to Greece with Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Classics Department, Deb Trusty. 

Student Reflections on Diversity Abroad: South Africa

Hiba Ibrahim shares her experiences studying abroad on a health studies program in South Africa.

In the news: International films screening at FilmScene through partnership with International Writing Program

The International Writing Program is showing a different international film at FilmScene every week. For the first time in the 50 plus years since IWP began, they will partner with FilmScene.

Space, cancer treatments, and Iowa's bioscience priorities on October 9 WorldCanvass

WorldCanvass guests on October 9 will take us inside the groundbreaking history of space research at the UI, describe their research into 'chemo brain' or the cognitive deficits that can occur after chemotherapy, and detail a research collaboration that aims to provide weather and climate information to farmers to help them make key decisions at different times of the year. Join us at the next WorldCanvass for an intriguing conversation about research breakthroughs and the many unexpected but essential discoveries that flow from them. The live event is free and open to the public. The program is held at MERGE, 136 South Dubuque Street, in Iowa City from 5:30-7 p.m., with a pre-show reception from 5-5:30 p.m.

In the news: Global Buddies host informational kick-off party for program participants

The University of Iowa offers an international program called Global Buddies to integrate J-1 students into the life of Iowa college.

Commitment to Internationalization: Q&A with Hans de Wit

Hans de Wit is the sixth speaker in the Commitment to Internationalization lecture series. His talk, "Internationalization of Higher Education for Society, Moving Back from Competition to Co-operation," will be on November 7, 2019, from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. in room 1117 of the University Capitol Centre. This lecture continues the conversation about the UI's vision and strategic themes for campus internationalization.