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University of Iowa student Linette Leng
10/13/2020

Virtual Internship provides Linette Leng opportunity to gain relevant, global experience

Linette Leng, UI undergraduate student pursuing a BA with a double-major in Spanish and interdepartmental studies, isn’t letting the COVID-19 pandemic put a damper on her aspiration to gain relevant, global experience in the form of an international internship. Leng is currently completing a virtual internship at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in Reggio Emilia, Italy, through USAC. We caught up with Leng to learn more about her experience.
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Alexia Sanchez in Verona, Italy
10/2/2020

Alexia Sanchez (BA '20) reflects on the impact of her three global learning experiences as an undergraduate

As Alexia Sanchez (BA political science, social justice ’20) begins her fellowship with Running Start, a non-profit, non-partisan organization with a mission of getting more women involved in politics, she took some time to reflect on the impact of her three global learning experiences as an undergraduate at the University of Iowa.
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Anibal Mares Marquez in Geneva, Switzerland
9/23/2020

Anibal Mares Marquez reflects on career gains as a result of his study abroad experience

Anibal Mares Marquez (BBA accounting ’20), risk assurance associate at Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC), recently took some time to reflect on the impact of his study abroad experience as an undergraduate at the University of Iowa. Anibal studied in Paderno del Grappa, Italy, through CIMBA, and was the recipient of a Diversity Ambassador Scholarship.
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Upcoming Stanley Info Session and student sitting on rocky landscape
9/15/2020

Take your research abroad with a Stanley Award - virtual info sessions

International Programs will host a series of virtual information sessions regarding the Stanley Awards for International Research. 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.
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9/3/2020

Karri Goeldner Byrne (BA ‘92, study abroad alumna) has devoted her career to helping those affected by crisis

Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments is written into Karri Goeldner Byrne’s job description. As a market systems advisor in the aid sector, she has led economic programming in areas impacted by natural disasters or conflict around the globe, including Bosnia, Somalia, Afghanistan, and Ethiopia
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