Articles from August 2022

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In the news: Iowa’s international tennis players create global presence

With players from Germany, the Czech Republic, Peru, and India, the team creates a diverse, fun environment by sharing cultural backgrounds.
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Dean's Message: New look, new students, new year

Dean Ganim says hello to new students, discusses our new look in IP, and gives accolades to the UI team that was awarded a $1 million grant to promote translation and global literacy.
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In the news: Prof. Ari Ariel featured in new podcast on Yemeni Jews

Ari Ariel, a Middle East historian at the University of Iowa, will delve into what the 2,600-year-old community was like and the dramatic transitions that led to the mass exodus.
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Top 5 must dos for Iowa students who want to study abroad

Here are our top five things every Iowa student who wants to study abroad should take advantage of. 
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In the news: Opinion | Study abroad outside tourist traps

Navigating the world of study abroad can oftentimes be overwhelming, but it is important to pick the right country for you.
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Study Abroad to host info sessions on faculty-led writing program to Greece - Sept. 1 & 8

Learn about an amazing opportunity to travel to Greece with UI Professor Harry Stecopoulos on the study abroad program Writing Greece: The Ancient World and Genre Fiction. 
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Life in Iowa to host weekly coffee and conversation hour starting Aug. 26

Starting August 26 (through December 2), Life in Iowa (part of International Student and Scholar Services) and International Student Support and Engagement invites international students and scholars at the University of Iowa to join them for a weekly coffee hour every Friday from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at T.Spoons coffee shop (located in University Capitol Centre). 
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Virtual Gilman Scholarship info sessions to be held for academic year 2023 - Aug. 23-Oct. 3

Please join International Programs for one of several information sessions to discuss the process of applying for a Gilman Scholarship and learn how you could receive up to $5,000 to study abroad! Applications are now being accepted for spring, summer, and fall 2023.
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In the news: Translation Program receives a $1 million grant to form National Resource Center for Translation and Global Literacy

The award, through the US Department of Education, will support a proposed center that will leverage Iowa’s strengths in writing, translation, teacher education and international studies.
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Lifelong friendships and career success attributed to study abroad experience

Chelsea Prestien, an alum who earned a BA in journalism and mass communication in 2013, took a chance to study abroad which has made a lasting impact on her ever since.