Articles from 2023

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Provost’s Global Forum focuses on LGBTQ youth in a global perspective 

Wednesday, December 27, 2023
This year’s Provost’s Global Forum, LGBTQ Youth in Global Perspective: Resistance, Resilience, Reimagination, will assemble experts from around the globe to speak to the power and agency of LGBTQ youth and their stories. 
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In the news: University of Iowa partners with global program to support talented youth

Thursday, December 21, 2023
The University of Iowa will welcome students cultivating solutions to global challenges in a new partnership with Rise, a program focused on supporting talented youth.
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From language learner to language educator: how study abroad ignited a global career spanning three decades

Wednesday, December 20, 2023
Three decades ago, Melissa Ferrin (BA political science and Spanish ’95) participated in a study abroad program in Chile as a language learner. She currently teaches English at a small engineering school in Mexico called Universidad Tecnológica de la Mixteca (UTM).
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Vienna vibes: Gaining a new perspective on fitness and community by interning abroad

Friday, December 15, 2023
"I studied abroad in Vienna, Austria, interning for a medical training fitness gym through IES Abroad. Living in Vienna for the summer allowed me to see how different the lifestyle of the community was compared to what I am used to in the United States."
Sarah Nunez, 2022-23 UI Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship awardee

12th Annual Fulbright Workshop to be held Jan. 26

Wednesday, December 13, 2023
Join International Programs for the twelfth annual intensive Fulbright U.S. Student Program workshop to learn the basics of applying.
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In the news: University of Iowa sees change in international student trends

Wednesday, December 13, 2023
Russ Ganim was featured in this story discussing the recent trends in the international student population at the University of Iowa.

In the news: Aux Etats-Unis, la guerre Israël-Hamas jusque dans les assiettes

Monday, December 11, 2023
Ari Ariel, co-director of the Jewish Studies Network, was quoted by Le Monde in this piece on how the Israel-Hamas war extends to the dining table.
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Reflections on the Rhine: How evening strolls became the highlight of my study abroad experience

Monday, December 11, 2023
"Studying abroad is something that I never saw myself doing because of the high costs and social barriers... I decided to dive into the idea of studying abroad and found that there were many scholarships and options to help with funding and support throughout the experience."
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Meet Study Abroad's 2023 winter Global Access Ambassador awardees

Friday, December 8, 2023
With support from the Stanley-UI Foundation Support Organization, the Global Access Ambassador Scholarship program provides scholarships for students to study abroad.
Russ Ganim, Samantha Hitlan, Peyton Pangburn, and Dick Tyner in front of images and "Connecting Iowa with the World and the World with Iowa"

Friend of International Programs Richard J. Tyner keeps giving, ensuring more Hawkeyes go abroad

Thursday, December 7, 2023
Richard “Dick” J. Tyner (BA French, political science ’70) established the Richard J. Tyner Scholarship to support undergraduate study abroad students in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences majoring in a world language, political science, international relations, or international studies.