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9/17/2014

Safety is top priority for students studying abroad

When countries erupt in violent conflict, are shattered by a powerful earthquake, or fall victim to the outbreak of a deadly disease, studying abroad in those areas become much more restricted. "When it comes to study abroad, safety for students and faculty is a No. 1 priority,” said Joan Kjaer, director of strategic communications for University of Iowa International Programs. That priority can mean a variety of adjustments when it comes to studying abroad for some students.
9/6/2012

Zogby headlines local lecture on Middle Eastern conflict

Even though two years have passed since the start of the Arab Spring, experts on Arab affairs in America are still trying to spread awareness about the revolution. “The Middle East remains critical, as it is where we spend our biggest amount of money, is the source of lots of our oil, is the place where our main ally [Israel] is, and is a source of terrorism that has affected our shores,” said University of Iowa law Professor Adrien Wing.
3/10/2011

UI Medical Students to Experience Both Sides of Health Care Systems in West Bank

University of Iowa’s Carver College of Medicine has offered global programs throughout the world, but where four students will travel later this month is a first. The fourth-year medical students will experience the first medical elective in the West Bank. Not only will the students receive hands-on medical practice, but the group will see, firsthand, the effects of political turmoil on health care.