Articles from May 2021

International Programs to host conversation with national player of the year Luka Garza

Friday, May 21, 2021
International Programs will kick off the first in its Global Alumni Spotlight Series in a talk entitled "Hoops and Hawks: a conversation with Luka Garza." 2021 national player of the year, Luka Garza will discuss life in and outside of basketball and the enriching effects of international exposure and multi-cultural experiences. 

University of Iowa recognized as finalist for 2021 GoAbroad Innovation Award

Thursday, May 13, 2021
The Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa Study Abroad, and the CIMBA Italy Program, have been recognized as a finalist for the 2021 GoAbroad Innovation Award for Innovation in Online Programming for the innovative virtual study abroad course titled International Business in a Time of Disruption: Protectionism, Pandemics, and Political Fragmentation. 

UI professor Marian Muste to conduct research in Hungary with fourth Fulbright award

Thursday, May 13, 2021
The University of Iowa is delighted to announce that Professor Marian Muste, a research engineer and adjunct professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the College of Engineering, has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar to Hungary for the 2021-22 academic year.

In the news: International Study Abroad—At Home

Thursday, May 13, 2021
Virtual global experiences are a pandemic innovation that should—and will—remain in higher education.

In the news: Chang named Berlin Prize fellow

Thursday, May 13, 2021
As program director of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Lan Samantha Chang is used to calling people with good news. But this time, the Elizabeth M. Stanley Professor in the Arts was the one who received the call.

Student spotlight: Redwan Bin Abdul Baten

Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Redwan Bin Abdul Baten, originally from Bangladesh, left his career as a dentist to pursue his PhD in health services and policy at the University of Iowa College of Public Health. His work in resource-poor rural areas of Bangladesh inspired him to further his education in the field of public health with an eye towards improving rural communities at the policy level. While busy with academics, research, and leadership roles on campus, Redwan recently took time to share a few of his University of Iowa experiences.

UI grad Sarah Day awarded Fulbright to Montenegro

Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Sarah Day, who received an MA in rehabilitation and counselor education from the University of Iowa in 2018, is the winner of a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Montenegro for 2021-22, which selects only 2 awardees

UI grad Dilon Gonçalves awarded Fulbright to Estonia

Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Dilon Gonçalves, who received a BA in journalism & mass communication from the University of Iowa in 2019, is the winner of a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Estonia for 2021-22, which selects only 2 awardees

The University of Iowa Announces Plans to Restart In-Person Fall of 2021

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Following the Iowa Board of Regent's announcement to recall the university-sponsored travel ban, the University of Iowa has announced its plans to restart in-person study abroad programs in the fall semester of 2021. 

Study Abroad to host virtual weekly info sessions Summer 2021

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!