Articles from January 2023

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2023 Provost's Global Forum to showcase Israeli composers, Apr. 17 - 23

Tuesday, January 31, 2023
This week-long festival, in collaboration with the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, will feature nine public concerts.

How Iowa prepared Olivier Munyeshyaka to become an African investor

Monday, January 30, 2023
Olivier Munyeshyaka obtained a master’s degree in accountancy at the UI and currently works at the Rwanda Innovation Fund, a government-funded investment firm which invests in technology startups across Africa.
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Study Abroad to host virtual info session with CIEE, Feb. 13

Monday, January 30, 2023
Join UI Study Abroad and representatives from CIEE to discuss different programs, the application process, and scholarships available to UI students.
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Russia’s War on Ukraine – a panel discussion hosted on the UI campus, Feb. 24

Friday, January 27, 2023
The discussion will engage leading experts from Midwestern universities in a conversation about Russia's war against Ukraine.
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Virtual Gilman scholarship info sessions to be held for academic year 2023-2024 - Feb. 7 – Mar. 6

Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Staff will introduce you to the Gilman, coach you on how to fill out the application, and will let you know what scholarship reviewers are looking for in an applicant. 
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Meet Study Abroad's 2023 spring Diversity Ambassador awardees 

Monday, January 23, 2023
Up to ten $1,000 Diversity Ambassador Scholarships are awarded for the spring and fall semesters or academic year, and up to ten scholarships are awarded for summer and winter sessions. 
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5 tips on navigating campus and community from international students

Friday, January 20, 2023
Whether you are new on campus or resuming your studies at Iowa, here are five tips to help you start off on the right foot in 2023. 
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University of Iowa to celebrate Lunar New Year Feb. 9

Friday, January 20, 2023
Join the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies and International Programs as they host this annual celebration.
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Professor of Bassoon Benjamin Coelho discusses growing up in Brazil’s “City of Music” 

Thursday, January 19, 2023
Benjamin Coelho is a UI professor of bassoon and an International Programs International Travel Award winner.
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How UI Study Abroad supports diversity, equity, and inclusion

Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Through outreach efforts and scholarships, UI Study Abroad is opening up opportunities for those underrepresented in study abroad.