Articles from April 2020

UI student Margaret Mungai awarded Fulbright to Spain

Margaret Mungai, who will receive a BS in neurobiology from the University of Iowa this May, is the winner of a Fulbright Study/Research grant in Biology to Spain for 2020-21. 

UI student Maya Mahajan awarded Fulbright to Spain

Maya Mahajan, who will receive a BA in political science, philosophy, and ethics & public policy from the University of Iowa this May, is the winner of a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Award to Spain for 2020-21

UI student Jackson Guilford awarded Fulbright to Serbia

Jackson Guilford, who will receive a BS in political science from the University of Iowa this May, is the winner of a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Award to Serbia for 2020-21

UI student Neha Haque awarded Fulbright to Mexico

Neha Haque, who will receive a BA in English and creative writing from the University of Iowa this May, is the winner of a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Award to Mexico for 2020-21

Love City Story

“57 parents of Chinese students and young alumni worked together on purchasing and donating 8,000 medical masks to the UI Hospitals and Clinics. The masks were delivered to ’Love City’ yesterday,” Min Zou, mother of UI student Daniel Zhang, sent this message to a UI staff member via WeChat. ‘Love City’ is the Chinese nickname of Iowa City based on its pronunciation used by generations of Chinese-speaking students, alumni, families, and friends. 

UI student Maggie Fischer awarded Fulbright to Germany

UI student Maggie Fischer awarded Fulbright to Germany

Ashley Morrow reflects on four study abroad experiences

Ashley Morrow has always expressed an interest in traveling abroad since she began her college career at the University of Iowa in 2016. Now, as Morrow approaches her final weeks leading up to graduation, she sits back and reflects on the four study abroad experiences that defined her college experience.

Student Reflections on Diversity Abroad: Dominican Republic

Lauren Wood talks about how her trip to the Dominican Republic helped her embrace more of her Mexican background.

Alumna reflects on actuarial career

After moving to Iowa from sub-tropical Taiwan, Ling-Ling Wang (MS actuarial science ’88) found herself enjoying Iowa’s four distinctive seasons. Enrolled in the UI’s prestigious actuarial science master’s program, Wang was no stranger to long hours of study, making her appreciate walking along the bank of the Iowa River to take a break.

UI student Caroline Brown awarded Fulbright to Spain

Caroline Brown, who will receive a BS in biochemistry and a BA in Spanish from the University of Iowa this May, is the winner of a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Award to Spain for 2020-21