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1/31/2020

Fulbright Lunch and Learn Feb. 27 - " A Medievalist in Iceland"

The Fulbright Lunch & Learn Spring Seminar Series continues with "A Medievalist in Iceland: Or, Why Fulbrights Are Good for Faculty in All Fields," featuring speaker Karen Wachsmuth, University of Iowa Fulbright Program advisor and scholar liaison. This event will take place Thursday, February 27, from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in 1117 University Capitol Centre.
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1/31/2020

Fulbright Lunch and Learn Feb. 12 - "Taiwan"

The Fulbright Lunch & Learn Spring Seminar Series kicks off with "​​​​​​​Taiwan: A Beautiful Island for a Flourishing Fulbright Program," featuring speaker Karen Wachsmuth, University of Iowa Fulbright Program advisor and scholar liaison. This event will take place Wednesday, February 12, from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in 1117 University Capitol Centre.
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1/30/2020

Iowa Caucus information event for UI international students

For many international students on campus, the concept of caucusing as part of an election process is new. To help UI international students and scholars understand the Iowa caucus, International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) hosted an event called Iowa Caucus on January 24. The event featured visiting professor David Redlawsk, political psychologist, and author of the book Why Iowa?: How Caucuses and Sequential Elections Improve the Presidential Nominating Process.
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1/27/2020

Travel, self-discovery, and personal growth

The benefits of my experience abroad are immeasurable and irreplaceable. I learned so much about Spain, Spanish, travel, myself, being open-minded, standing up for myself, my thoughts and beliefs, my habits and culture, food likes (and dislikes), who I surround myself with, how I travel, who I travel well with (and don’t), how I dress, speak, communicate and treat people, and more.
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