Articles from June 2023

Lizzie Schockley jumping at salt flats in Argentina

Want to study abroad? Here are the top 10 questions students ask before they commit

Tuesday, June 20, 2023
Studying abroad is a transformative experience. We've gathered the top 10 questions frequently asked by students interested in studying abroad.
Russ Ganim and University of Peja Rector shaking hands

Strengthening linkages between higher education and the private sector

Wednesday, June 14, 2023
Developing stronger linkages between Kosovo public universities and the private sector is critical to aligning the needs of the market to Kosovo’s young workforce, and the University of Iowa is playing a pivotal role.
Maria Osman in graduation regalia

Study abroad experience inspires University of Iowa grad to found non-profit charity

Wednesday, June 14, 2023
Maria Osman (BA international studies ‘22) studied abroad in Jordan through the SIT Jordan: Refugees, Health, and Humanitarian Action program in fall 2022 which inspired her to form her own non-profit charity.
Ken Magid award winners collage

6 University of Iowa students receive Dr. Ken Magid Scholarship to intern abroad this summer

Monday, June 12, 2023
Six University of Iowa students will complete internships abroad this summer with support from the Dr. Ken Magid Scholarship, a fund that was established by Linda Baker (BA ‘68), in memory of her former mentor Dr. Kenneth Magid.
Dr. Zamira Hyseni Duraku

Enhancing student well-being: University of Iowa and University of Prishtina collaborate to improve mental health services for Kosovar university students

Monday, June 12, 2023
Dr. Zamira Hyseni Duraku, an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Prishtina in Kosovo, completed a one-year academic engagement as a visiting professor at the University of Iowa where she focused her research on the pivotal role of higher education institutions in enhancing the mental health of students.
Vats award

Academic & Scholarly Achievement Award winner Bhavya Vats reflects on college experience

Monday, June 5, 2023
Bhavya Vats, a recent recipient of a BSE in biomedical engineering (BME) from the University of Iowa, was awarded an Academic & Scholarly Achievement Award at the 2023 International Student Graduation Celebration. Learn more about Vats through this Q&A piece.  
students wearing graduation regalia taking selfie at graduation celebration

Dean’s Message: Celebrating our international student community

Friday, June 2, 2023
Dean Gamin talks about the recent International Student Graduation Celebration and how he is working alongside Admissions to attract new international students and scholars to the University of Iowa.