Articles from October 2019

International Programs official receives Volunteer of the Year Award

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
UI International Programs Assistant Provost Doug Lee received the International Education of Students Abroad Volunteer of the Year Award earlier this fall. Lee was recognized for his work assisting students throughout their studies and internships abroad.

LGBTQ and study abroad info session to be held Nov. 12

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
International Programs and Study Abroad invite UI LGBTQ+ students to a study abroad information session on Tuesday, November 12, at 5:00 p.m. at the Pride Alliance Center, 125 Grand Ave. Court. 

In the news: ‘Ancient Perspectives, Modern Eyes:’ UI introduces first Honors Study Abroad trip

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
A new University of Iowa opportunity to study abroad is available exclusively to honors students. The trip to Greece is a summer program, and the first honors study abroad trip offered by the UI.

In the news: Avery Bang is building more than bridges

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Through the nonprofit organization she leads, the 2007 University of Iowa engineering graduate is connecting people in isolated communities across the globe to opportunity and prosperity.

Study abroad to host info sessions on Freiburg, Germany, program - Nov. 5 & 6

Monday, October 28, 2019
UI students who are interested in studying abroad in Germany are invited to attend an information session on the Academic Year in Freiburg program.

UI alum is changing the lives of refugees in Iowa

Friday, October 25, 2019
Brett Burk took his UI education to new heights, studying abroad, getting a Fulbright to Taiwan, and using what he learned to dedicate himself to helping others.

Japanese Program to host bilingual readings with Aria Takako, Nov. 4 & 5

Monday, October 21, 2019
Join the UI Japanese Program for two evenings (November 4 & 5) of bilingual readings with author Aria Takako

International alumni spotlight: Phoobala Naidoo

Saturday, October 19, 2019
Phoobala Naidoo, who to Iowa from South Africa during apartheid, graduated from the University of Iowa in 1990, where he received his PhD in counselor education. He currently resides in Blair Athol, New South Wales, Australia, where he serves underserved and needy populations. 

University of Iowa's Doug Lee honored with IES Abroad Volunteer of the Year Award

Friday, October 18, 2019
Each year, IES Abroad, the leading not-for-profit study abroad organization, recognizes a study abroad professional with the Volunteer of the Year Award. This year, IES Abroad proudly honored Doug Lee, assistant provost of International Programs at the University of Iowa, at the 2019 IES Abroad Annual Conference.

Hawks Like You event to assist underrepresented students study abroad, Oct. 23

Monday, October 14, 2019
International Programs invites you to attend "Hawks Like You," a study abroad information session co-sponsored by the UI Center for Diversity and Enrichment, Tippie College of Business, CIMBA Italy, and the Institute for the International Education of Students. This event will take place on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 3-4:30 p.m. in s401 Pappajohn Business Building (PBB).