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Program coordinator and participants reflect on Engaging Across Cultures

The Engaging Across Cultures certificate program creates an opportunity for University of Iowa graduate and professional students to learn more about fostering an intercultural campus while honing skills that will carry into the future workplace. To earn a certificate, participants must complete the introductory session and two elective sessions. Sessions are offered in the fall and spring semesters with some of the sessions being offered each semester.

Take your research abroad with a Stanley Award - info sessions Fall 2021

The Stanley Undergraduate and Graduate Awards for International Research are given annually to outstanding University of Iowa students for the pursuit of learning activities in international studies and international research/fieldwork. Join International Programs and Karen Wachsmuth, associate director of international fellowships, for a series of information sessions to discuss strategies and timelines for putting together a successful application.

The Korean Studies Research Network to host Inaugural Conference - Nov. 5-6

In a two-day conference (November 5th, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and November 6th, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.) sponsored by the Korean Foundation and International Programs, the inaugural Korean Studies Research Network (KoRN) Conference aims to bring together scholars and graduate students interested in interdisciplinary research about Korea, serving as a platform to facilitate collaborative and interdisciplinary research among scholars and graduate students in the Midwest.

Commitment to Internationalization Series to host Dr. Jewell Green Winn - Nov. 18

Dr. Jewell Winn is the eighth speaker in the Commitment to Internationalization lecture series, continuing our conversation about the UI's vision and strategic themes for campus internationalization. Her talk, "Where I Come From: Leading Campus Internationalization Without Walls," will be on November 18, 2021, at 2:30 p.m., in room 1117 of the University Capitol Centre. This lecture will also be made available via Zoom.

¡Hola de Ecuador!

I have now been in Ecuador for two weeks. In this time, I have already experienced so many wonderful things, including meeting local friends, and admiring the art, culture, and landscape of Ecuador. Between our courses, excursions, and budding relationships with locals, we are constantly on-the-go. You soon realize how fleeting the days are here and want to make the most of every single one, which, when you think about it, is a good way to live life.