Articles from 2023

students on the faculty-led program on sustainability in Europe standing together with view of village in background

Iowa STEM students explore sustainability across the Atlantic

Tuesday, September 5, 2023
A group of STEM students from the University of Iowa traveled to Europe to experience sustainability in action.
So-Rim Lee

Korean Studies Research Network presents talk on beauty and body politics in post-authoritarian South Korea 

Tuesday, September 5, 2023
The Korean Studies Research Network presents “Remedy, Mobility, and the Feminized Consumption of Beauty in Post-Authoritarian South Korea” on November 15, featuring Dr. So-Rim Lee from the University of Pennsylvania. 
aerial view of large I made from class of 2027 students on the pentacrest

Dean’s Message: Welcoming the newest cohort of international students to Iowa

Friday, September 1, 2023
Dean Ganim welcomes the newest group of international students to Iowa and discusses some of the efforts that go into welcoming them.
people in red outfits with hoods

Squid Game, Netflix in Korea, and the reinvention of the death game genre 

Friday, August 25, 2023
The Korean Studies Research Network presents “Net-Fluxed Korea: Squid Game, Acting in/on the Logic of Platform Economy.” This virtual talk will take place on Thursday, November 2, from 5 – 6:30 p.m., and will feature Dr. Seung-hwan Shin of the University of Pittsburgh. 
Linda Baker with husband Dale

Philanthropist Linda R. Baker to receive UI International Impact Award at Nov. 2 WorldCanvass

Thursday, August 24, 2023
As part of the University of Iowa’s annual celebration of International Education Week, International Programs will host a WorldCanvass program to present both the International Impact Award and the Global Student Awards for 2023.
Kyunghee Eo

Korean Studies Research Network to host webinar on "girl sensibility” and its impact on Korean culture and society

Monday, August 14, 2023
The Korean Studies Research Network will host Dr. Kyunghee Eo, assistant professor of East Asian languages and literatures at Yale University, for a virtual talk entitled “Politics of Purity: The Making of the South Korean Sonyŏ Sensibility.”
Azeez Butali speech

 5 essential tips for success: Insights from Dr. Azeez Butali to students

Friday, August 11, 2023
Dr. Azeez Butali, Gilbert Lily endowed professor of oral pathology, radiology, and medicine, and professor at the Iowa Institute for Oral Health in the UI College of Dentistry, delivered a keynote address during the 2023 International Student Graduation Celebration.
Nada Melhem headshot

International Programs Major Project to focus on multi-disciplinary global health collaborations

Wednesday, August 9, 2023
The Major Project centers on a week-long visit in September by Dr. Nada Melhem, professor of infectious diseases and microbiology in the Division of Health Professions, Medical Laboratory Sciences, at the American University of Beirut.
Saket Soni

Saket Soni, author of The Great Escape, to read at Prairie Lights

Wednesday, August 9, 2023
The Iowa Global Health Network presents a Prairie Lights Reading by Saket Soni, author of The Great Escape, and co-founder and executive director of Resilience Force, a national nonprofit that advocates for the rising, and often migrant, workforce that rebuilds communities after climate disasters.
Spencer Lee

In the news: Spencer Lee spreads Hawkeye goodwill

Wednesday, August 2, 2023
Spencer Lee has traveled to many countries throughout his storied wrestling career. But one country he recently visited carries special meaning.