The University of Iowa

WorldCanvass ReCap: Educational Cross-fertilization: the Iowa/India Connection

November 26th, 2018
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WorldCanvass celebrated International Education Week with a program on “Educational Cross-fertilization: the Iowa/India Connection.” The program featured UI President Bruce Harreld’s presentation of the 2018 International Impact Award to Rajat Jay Sehgal and the Sehgal Foundation for their leadership in support of community-based development activities, educational access, and the empowerment of women, particularly in rural India. Sehgal was recognized for the foundation’s multi-year partnership with the University of Iowa’s award-winning India Winterim program.  Joining the discussion about the Iowa/India educational connection were Craig Just, Marian Muste, and Allen Bradley from the College of Engineering, Stephanie Gilbertson-White from the College of Nursing, Vijay Kamalumpundi from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Associate Provost and Dean of International Programs Downing Thomas.  


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Segment 1 - International Impact Award presentation to Jay Sehgal and the Sehgal Foundation

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Segment 2 - UI-India community-engaged research for sustainable development and engineering education

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Segment 3 - Learning from each other: studying pain and palliative care in India

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