Articles from May 2023

Jichen Zhang NPR

NPR “Artist to Watch” Jichen Zhang pursued musical excellence at Iowa

Friday, May 26, 2023
Jichen Zhang, from Weihai, China, earned a doctoral degree from the University of Iowa (UI) in 2023 and was named one of Slingshot's 2023 Artists to Watch by National Public Radio (NPR).  
Qianyi He

Qianyi He, speech & hearing science grad, reflects on experience as an international student at Iowa

Thursday, May 25, 2023
Qianyi He, from Suzhou, China, recently received her BA in speech & hearing science and psychology from the University of Iowa (UI). She reflects on how the UI prepared her to pursue a clinical doctorate in audiology.
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7 University of Iowa students awarded Gilman scholarships to study abroad

Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Out of thousands of applicants nationwide, seven students from the University of Iowa have been granted a prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, which awards each recipient up to $5,000 to study abroad.
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200 Clear Creek Amana students visit UI campus to learn about Anne Frank

Monday, May 22, 2023
The Anne Frank Initiative, an International Programs affinity group, welcomed approximately 200 students from the Clear Creek Amana Community School District to the University of Iowa campus on Friday, May 19.
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Parents: We have answers to the 4 most common questions about study abroad

Thursday, May 18, 2023
We asked University of Iowa senior study abroad advisors to answer the most common study abroad questions they hear from parents.
Group of international student graduates

International Student Graduation Celebration recognizes student achievements

Thursday, May 18, 2023
To celebrate the countless achievements of our international students and their accomplishments, the University of Iowa held the 2023 International Student Graduation Celebration on Thursday, May 11. 
Leona Odole

University of Iowa student awarded prestigious DAAD grant for graduate studies in Germany

Tuesday, May 16, 2023
University of Iowa student Leona Odole, a double major in math and data science from Des Moines, Iowa, has been awarded a prestigious and highly competitive DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) grant to pursue graduate studies in Germany.  
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UI and Artsakh State University establish official partnership

Friday, May 12, 2023
Artsakh State University and the University of Iowa entered into a Memorandum of Understanding agreement, established by the Center for Truth and Justice, a U.S.-based non-profit organization formed in November 2020, immediately following the 44-Day War in Artsakh. 
Joseph Seo

6 first-generation UI students to study abroad with help from new scholarship

Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Six University of Iowa first-generation college students will go abroad this fall with support from the Leona Zaharis Scholarship, a fund that was established in 2022 by Cathy Zaharis (BBA finance ’82) in memory of her mother.
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In the news: UI grads go abroad following graduation

Monday, May 8, 2023
Kyler Johnson and Raj Aditya plan to take their talents out of the states after they graduate in May.