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Students from Garner Elementary learning about birds
12/2/2019

International Travel Award highlight: Ted Neal

In June, Ted Neal, associate professor of science education and former wildlife camp instructor, travelled to São Paulo, Brazil, to present his research on informal learning environments and immersive inquiry. Neal received funding to pursue international education from the University of Iowa’s International Travel Award. The grant supports international travel for research, creative activity, and active participation from university tenured, tenure-track, clinical, or research faculty members looking to travel internationally.
Downing Thomas
12/2/2019

A decade of deanship for International Programs: Downing Thomas to return to faculty position after more than 10 years representing the UI on an international stage

When Downing Thomas ends his tenure as associate provost and dean of International Programs at the end of the semester, he’ll be making two significant shifts in his life. Professionally, Thomas will return to teaching French literature as a professor in the Department of French and Italian in the College of Arts and Sciences, effective Dec. 31. The second significant shift in his life is personal. Thomas and his wife, Joy, are expecting a baby in December.
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Sovereignty Experiments over black and white photo of people
11/25/2019

KoRN and International Programs to host talk on Korean migrants in Northeast Asia, Dec. 6

In an event sponsored by the Korean Studies Research Network (KORN) and International Programs, Alyssa Park, UI associate professor of modern Korean history, will be speaking about her new book, Sovereignty Experiments: Korean Migrants and the Building of Borders in Northeast Asia, 1860-1945 on Friday, December 6, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in UCC 2390 (Executive Boardroom).
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Building Our Global Community 15th Anniversary Logo
11/14/2019

Building Our Global Community Celebrates 15 Years

Building Our Global Community is a free program offered to all University of Iowa faculty and staff members interested in gaining insight on the experiences and expectations of international students and scholars. Going on 15 years, the program has transformed the education system and relationships faculty and staff members create with international students and scholars.
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