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

Wednesday, August 31, 2022
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

Tuesday, August 30, 2022
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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In the news: Opinion | Study abroad outside tourist traps

Monday, August 29, 2022
Navigating the world of study abroad can oftentimes be overwhelming, but it is important to pick the right country for you.

Study Abroad to host info sessions on faculty-led writing program to Greece - Sept. 1 & 8

Tuesday, August 23, 2022
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

Thursday, August 18, 2022
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

Wednesday, August 17, 2022
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

Wednesday, August 17, 2022
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.
Chelsea and Inés, Glasgow, 2016

Lifelong friendships and career success attributed to study abroad experience

Monday, August 15, 2022
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.
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UI to host study abroad fair, Sept 13 & 14

Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Get your questions answered and kick start your global experience at the upcoming University of Iowa fall Study Abroad Fair, being held September 13 and 14!