Articles from 2022

Alex Hefel with scenic background holding Hawkeye flag

Alex Hefel's first trip out of the U.S. took him to South Africa, expanding his horizons

Friday, November 4, 2022
Alex Hefel received a Diversity Ambassador Scholarship to study abroad and conduct research in South Africa in spring 2022.
Julia Nightster

Pride in her Native American heritage grew for Julia Nightser after studying in Spain

Thursday, November 3, 2022
Julia Nightser, UI Diversity Ambassador, participated in the UI faculty-led Iowa Hispanic Institute Program in summer 2022.
Russell Ganim

Russell Ganim honored with faculty award

Thursday, November 3, 2022
Russell Ganim was awarded the 2022 Michael J. Brody Award. This award recognizes faculty members for their excellence in service to the University of Iowa and the State of Iowa.  
student in blue shirt

UI student Adelaide Brooks awarded prestigious Boren award

Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Adelaide Brooks, of Ankeny, Iowa, was awarded a 2022 David L. Boren Fellowship to study Arabic in Jordan.
group of students standing at meeting

In the news: USG approves money for International Ballroom in Iowa Memorial Union

Wednesday, November 2, 2022
The Undergraduate Student Government passed legislation confirming its support in covering the costs of the ballroom’s renovation at its Tuesday meeting.
David Shehata Fouad Georgy Nakhla

2022 International Parents of the Year

Tuesday, November 1, 2022
We congratulate this year's winners of the international parents of the year, Ebtesam Fouad Yanny Gerges and Shehata Fouad Georgy Nakhla.
Cathy & Leona Zaharis

New scholarship fund will allow students to explore the world and expand their horizons

Tuesday, November 1, 2022
A generous gift from Cathy Zaharis (BBA finance ’82) established the Leona Zaharis Scholarship Fund, a scholarship created in honor of Cathy's mother to support students who, like Leona, are curious about the world and want to study abroad.
Sauda Abdullahi in the Scottish Highlands

Sauda Abdullahi reflects on her UK public health program

Monday, October 31, 2022
Sauda Abdullahi, a fourth-year public health student, spent a semester in the UK to learn about public health practices including closing the food access gap.
Carmela and their favorite Italian Cat Nera (Viterbo, Italy)

Carmela Furio found a sense of peace through independent travel

Monday, October 31, 2022
Carmela Furio was awarded a Diversity Ambassador scholarship and traveled to Italy on the USAC Viterbo program.