Articles from 2024

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Language preservation and partnerships for health: Chief of the Kalinago visits the University of Iowa

Friday, May 24, 2024
Lorenzo Sanford, the youngest elected chief of the Kalinago people in Dominica, visited the University of Iowa as part of the Major Project Award, Sacred Threads: Spirituality, Health, and Collaborative Partnerships for Health in Indigenous Communities.
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UI to host Study Abroad Fair, Sept. 17

Thursday, May 23, 2024
The Study Abroad Fair will be held Tuesday, September 17, 2024, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the IMU International Ballroom.
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7 reasons college students choose to study abroad, and why you should too

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Here are just seven of the many reasons why Iowa students choose to study abroad, and why you should consider taking advantage of this transformative opportunity too.
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Meet Jongkwan Yun: From South Korea to Iowa, gaining real-world experience in sport management

Friday, May 17, 2024
Jongkwan Yun, sport and recreation management major, is currently interning in the operations and promotions department of the Iowa Cubs, the Triple-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, through curricular practical training (CPT).
Eun Kyung Jeon at the 2023 Asia Pacific Society of Speech, Language, and Hearing (APSSLH) Conference

UI faculty meet professional goals with help of funding through International Programs

Tuesday, May 14, 2024
International Programs provides funding opportunities and grant-writing assistance for UI faculty engaged in international research, partnerships, and other activities, and is invested in the success that faculty have in their field.

2024 International Student Graduation Celebration recognizes student achievements

Tuesday, May 14, 2024
To honor international graduates from fall 2023, spring 2024, and summer 2024, the University of Iowa (UI) held the 2024 International Student Graduation Celebration on Wednesday, May 8, in the International Ballroom at the Iowa Memorial Union. Over 170 people attended the event, which was hosted by Nandita Nair, a graduate student in mathematics, and Nico Sheck, a graduate student in education.
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Ola Khallafallah awarded 2024 Peace, Charlie One World Scholarship

Monday, May 13, 2024
"As an international student, I've received incredible support and resources from the university. From language assistance to cultural adaptation programs, the university has gone above and beyond to ensure my success."
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Meet Study Abroad's summer 2024 Global Access Ambassador Scholarship awardees 

Friday, May 10, 2024
With support from the Stanley-UI Foundation Support Organization, the Global Access Ambassador Scholarship program provides up to 10 $1,000 scholarships for the spring and fall semesters or academic year, and up to 10 scholarships for the summer and winter sessions. 
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UI alum Claire Breger-Belsky awarded Fulbright to Argentina

Thursday, May 9, 2024
Claire Breger-Belsky, who received an MFA in literary translation from the University of Iowa in May 2023, is the winner of a Fulbright Study/Research Grant in translation to Argentina for 2024-25.
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A first-generation business student’s reflection on studying abroad in Australia

Tuesday, May 7, 2024
"In Australia, I learned that when chasing after your goals, whether they’re professional or personal, it’s equally as important to take time for yourself and practice self-compassion. I gained a new perspective on life and priorities through experiencing life in a new country."