Articles from February 2021

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Dean's Message: Celebrations

From literature to Fulbright, Dean Ganim highlights all that we've celebrated over the last month.

In the news: Eyes Closed Eyes Open to bring International Writing Program and Department of Dance together

The International Writing Program and Department of Dance collaborated to present visual interpretations of written works and look into the future with their Eyes Closed Eyes Open multidisciplinary event, which premieres on Feb. 25 at 5:30 p.m.

In the news: Iowa City To Celebrate International Women's Day With Night Of 1000 Dinners On March 10

Night of 1000 Dinners, a virtual community celebration of International Women's Day, will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. on March 10, 2021.

In the news: Wise and Valiant: Ana Rodríguez-Rodríguez celebrates forgotten women authors

While completing a PhD in Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Iowa, Martín López-Vega took a course on the Golden age of Spanish theater.

In the news: Black immigrants killed by police are a testament to the impossibility of un-Blackening one's self in America

Nnuro explores the conflicts and delusions encountered in the pursuit of American identity in his forthcoming debut novel, "What Napoleon Could Not Do," and in a WorldCanvass program on Wednesday, Feb. 24, with Yaa Gyasi.

Opportunity to apply to join the Alpha Tau Chapter of Phi Beta Delta

Learn about the Alpha Tau Chapter of Phi Beta Delta, including membership criteria and application information.

Study abroad considered 'best experience of my time as an undergraduate'

Lyndi Kiple, undergraduate student from Sergeant Bluff, Iowa, studied abroad in Barcelona, Spain, through IES during the Spring 2019 semester. Kiple feels her time abroad provided the best experience of her undergraduate career. Scholarship funding helped to ease the financial burdens to allow her to maximize her time in Barcelona.

Scholarship funding helped make study abroad experience in Barcelona, Spain, possible

Shakira Del Toro, undergraduate student studying English and creative writing from Aurora, Illinois, studied abroad in Barcelona, Spain, through IES during the Spring 2020 semester. While her time there was cut short due to Covid-19, she feels fortunate for the time she was able to spend abroad, and grateful for the multiple sources of scholarship funding that helped to make her study abroad experience possible.

UI named a top producer of Fulbright students for sixth consecutive year

When measuring the ratio of applicants to winners, the UI ranks first in the nation with nearly 50% of its applicants receiving awards

In the news: UI named a top producer of Fulbright students for sixth consecutive year

For the sixth year in a row, the University of Iowa has been named a top producer of Fulbright students for 2020–21 with a record 24 recipients.