Articles from March 2024

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How studying abroad opens doors to international careers

Friday, March 29, 2024
The value of studying abroad while at college extends beyond the classroom and has the potential to pave the way for an exciting international career.
Naina Miranda Banner

Journey to my roots: Rediscovering India and embracing identity

Friday, March 29, 2024
Not only was the India Winterim Program the perfect opportunity for me to reconnect with...experiences I had as a child, but it also enabled me to see India in a way that I truly never would have on my own."
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International Student Graduation Celebration set for May 8

Thursday, March 28, 2024
In recognition of the accomplishments of our graduating international students, the spring 2024 University of Iowa International Student Graduation Celebration will be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2024, from 3 to 5 p.m. (CDT), at the International Ballroom in the Iowa Memorial Union.
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International Student Advisory Board (ISAB) turns 10

Thursday, March 28, 2024
About 100 people gathered to celebrate the International Student Advisory Board and express gratitude to outstanding individuals and teams whose hard work and efforts have enhanced the experiences of international students at Iowa.
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IP to host youngest elected chief of the Kalinago people of Dominica in late April

Tuesday, March 26, 2024
Three events in late April will provide a unique platform to celebrate Indigenous leadership; discuss spirituality, healing, and cultural preservation; and strategize for community-based health solutions that foster equity and well-being.
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Critical Language Scholarship winner Maya Anikiej to study Korean in Gwanju this summer 

Monday, March 25, 2024
University of Iowa finance major Maya Anikiej of Elmhurst, Illinois, has been awarded a 2024 U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study in Gwanju, South Korea, this summer for an intensive Korean language program. 
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Critical Language Scholarship winner Shefa’a Tawil to study Arabic in Morocco this summer 

Monday, March 25, 2024
University of Iowa psychology major Shefa’a Tawil of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been awarded a 2024 U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study Arabic in Meknes, Morocco.
Evren Sasmazer

Sacred Karelia: My Eastern Orthodox identity and studying abroad in Finland

Friday, March 22, 2024
"As a member of the Eastern Orthodox Church...and as a religious studies major, Eastern Christianity has been the centerpiece of my personal and academic life for a long time. The prospect of living in a heavily Orthodox region of the country and studying Orthodox history and thought was incredibly exciting to me."
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UI hosts 11th Annual Fulbright Week, April 8 - 12

Thursday, March 21, 2024
Would you like to teach English, study, or do research abroad for an academic year at no cost? Learn how at the 11th Annual Fulbright Week.

Top seven tips for students with Fulbright aspirations

Wednesday, March 20, 2024
Having been named a Fulbright top producer for eight years, Iowa has no shortage of advice for prospective applicants. Here award winners and faculty mentors give application tips.