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New Study Abroad peer mentor program offers unique resource for University of Iowa students

Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Peer mentors have studied abroad and can provide information to other students based on their experiences.
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The power of connection: A multinational experience while in Norway

Monday, February 5, 2024
"Even though I spent most of my time connecting with Norwegian culture, perspective, and ideas, I’m privileged to say that I had the wonderful opportunity of connecting with cultures all around the world through my international peers."
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In memory of Julia LaBua

Friday, February 2, 2024
International Programs is saddened by the passing of our colleague Julia LaBua. We will be hosting a celebration of life in her memory and all are welcome.
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Personal safety and self-defense training event to be held for international students and scholars 

Thursday, February 1, 2024
Join International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) and Campus Safety to be trained in self-defense.
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Dean's Message: Remembering Linda Baker

Thursday, February 1, 2024
Dean Ganim remembers Linda Baker, global champion of international education and friend of International Programs.
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In the news: Leafing through literary genres at the UI

Wednesday, January 31, 2024
In this piece about English and creative writing classes at Iowa, our faculty-led study abroad programs are discussed as part of the breadth of courses offered here.
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A transatlantic collaboration in creative writing leads to bilingual podcast

Tuesday, January 30, 2024
Walid Rachedi initiated a collaboration between Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program and Paris 8 University’s MFA Program in creative writing, which went from virtual exchange to nonfiction podcast in English and French.
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Record number of faculty-led study abroad programs offered through University of Iowa this summer

Monday, January 29, 2024
Study Abroad works closely with faculty from across disciplines to develop unique summer programs where students can earn UI credit while traveling abroad.
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How I learned to embrace the unknown and thrive in New Zealand

Thursday, January 25, 2024
"Studying abroad is not about comparing your journey to others, but rather reflecting on your own, unique discoveries including another culture and learning a bit more about yourself."
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Four University of Iowa students awarded Gilman scholarships to study abroad

Wednesday, January 24, 2024
Four students from the University of Iowa have been granted a prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.