Articles from March 2022

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UI student McKenzie Toma awarded Fulbright to Romania

McKenzie Toma, who will receive an MFA in creative writing (poetry) from the University of Iowa in May 2022, is the winner of a Fulbright Study/Research grant in Creative Writing to Romania for 2022-23
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UI student Adam Beaser awarded Fulbright to Hungary

Adam Beaser, who will receive an MFA in fiction from the University of Iowa in May 2022, is the winner of a Fulbright Study/Research grant in Creative Writing to Hungary for 2022-23
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James Ankrum receives prestigious Fulbright award to study regenerative medicine in Ireland

The University of Iowa is thrilled to announce that James Ankrum, an associate professor in biomedical engineering, has been selected for a Fulbright Scholar Award in Ireland for the 2022-2023 academic year.

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Student Spotlight: Ala Mohamed

In summer 2019 and fall 2019, UI student Ala Mohamed studied abroad twice in China with support from a Stanley Merit-Based Scholarship.
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International Programs' Statement on the War in Ukraine

International Programs condemns the Russian aggression against Ukraine in the strongest possible terms.
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Critical Language Scholarship winner Lauren Philips to study Persian this summer

University of Iowa international studies (international communications and Islamic & Middle Eastern studies) and French student Lauren Philips of Council Bluffs, Iowa, has been awarded a 2022 U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study Persian. 
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Critical Language Scholarship winner Nitya Rayapati to study Urdu in India this summer

University of Iowa graduate student at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop Nitya Rayapati of Austin Texas, has been awarded a 2022 U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study abroad this summer for an intensive Urdu language program.
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In the news: From Refugee to Pharmacist: Alumna Contributes to Global Well-Being

When Zinatara “Zina” Manji, a BSPh, PharmD, and MS graduate of the college, was three years old, she and her extended family were expelled from their native African country in an act of ethnic cleansing. Her story includes an international airlift operation, salt-of-the-earth Iowan communities, a sewing machine, a motel, and a great female mentor. And of course, the UI College of Pharmacy.
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UI faculty and staff benefit from grant-writing assistance

The International Programs (IP) grants office assists faculty and staff in the development of grant proposals for external funding in support of their research, teaching, and service goals—especially those related to the mission of International Programs.
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ESG lecture to offer cultural analysis of Doggerland novel - Apr. 11

The European Studies Group will present a virtual guest lecture by Professor Esther Peeren of the University of Amsterdam in a talk entitled "Hinterlands at Sea in Ben Smith's Doggerland" from 1:00-2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 11.