The University of Iowa

Upcoming sessions for students interested in international research, study, or teaching

March 21st, 2014

Are you thinking about international research, study, or teaching? Please join us for our upcoming international and Fulbright-related events coming up after spring break! All events will be held in 1117 University Capitol Centre.

Alia Gant poses with a scenic view of Portugal behind her

UI graduate student Alia Gant received funding to conduct research in Portugal.

Conversations about Countries

Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Are you interested in study, research, or teaching abroad? Would you like to learn how to prepare for international opportunities?

Please join us for our second Conversations about Countries session, featuring an array of experienced faculty members, study abroad advisors, and international students, including: Ana Maria Rodríguez-Rodríguez, assistant professor of Spanish (Spain); Sandra Sousa, lecturer (Portugal); Yue Liu, Confucius Institute instructor (China); Khajidsuren Navaandamba, Fulbright student recipient (Mongolia); Juan Fernando Maestre Avila, Fulbright student recipient (Ecuador); and others.

These panelists will answer questions and discuss aspects of preparing for international opportunities in different world regions.

Future Session: April 16, 2014 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Grant Chats

Thursday, March 27, 2014, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Are you interested in applying for an international grant or scholarship, but haven’t had time to make an official appointment?

Please join Karen Wachsmuth, academic programs & student services administrator and Jennifer Teitle, associate director of graduate student success for Grant Chats. Graduate and undergraduate students may feel free to stop by to enjoy coffee and discuss individual questions about:

  • specific grants
  • the application process
  • essay writing
  • and more!

Future Chat: April 17, 2014 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Fulbright 101

Thursday, April 3, 2014, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Students interested in applying for a Fulbright Award this year are encouraged to attend this information session to learn the basics of the Fulbright application process.

Please direct questions to: Karen Wachsmuth, academic programs and student services administrator, International Programs,, 319-335-1436.