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Anne Frank Initiative established at the University of Iowa

The mission of the Anne Frank Initiative is to investigate Anne Frank’s literary contributions and her legacy in a more contemporary context. 
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Info session to be held for popular, faculty-led, summer program in Spain, Feb. 15

The Iowa Hispanic Institute program offers six weeks of academic instruction and gives students a chance to improve their Spanish, live with a host family, and explore the culture of Spain. 
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Manisha Skaria balances career, campus involvement, and family

A chemist by trade and originally from India, Skaria came to the University of Iowa in 2021 when she took up a postdoctoral scholar position in Daly Research Group. 
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Dean's Message: The spring semester is off to a good start

Dean Ganim talks about our annual report, study abroad participation and ways in which we welcome new international students.
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2023 Provost's Global Forum to showcase Israeli composers, Apr. 17 - 23

This week-long festival, in collaboration with the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, will feature nine public concerts.
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How Iowa prepared Olivier Munyeshyaka to become an African investor

Olivier Munyeshyaka obtained a master’s degree in accountancy at the UI and currently works at the Rwanda Innovation Fund, a government-funded investment firm which invests in technology startups across Africa.
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Study Abroad to host virtual info session with CIEE, Feb. 13

Join UI Study Abroad and representatives from CIEE to discuss different programs, the application process, and scholarships available to UI students.
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Russia’s War on Ukraine – a panel discussion hosted on the UI campus, Feb. 24

The discussion will engage leading experts from Midwestern universities in a conversation about Russia's war against Ukraine.
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Virtual Gilman scholarship info sessions to be held for academic year 2023-2024 - Feb. 7 – Mar. 6

Staff will introduce you to the Gilman, coach you on how to fill out the application, and will let you know what scholarship reviewers are looking for in an applicant. 
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Meet Study Abroad's 2023 spring Diversity Ambassador awardees 

Up to ten $1,000 Diversity Ambassador Scholarships are awarded for the spring and fall semesters or academic year, and up to ten scholarships are awarded for summer and winter sessions.