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In the news: Shedding light on fire and smoke: WorldCanvass talks about a global problem

When we drive home today and fire up our gas stoves and microwaves, let’s pause a moment to think of a billion women in the developing world sitting in front of their stoves, cooking meals for their families.

In the news: UI College of Engineering partners with Hong Kong University of Science and Technology for annual design challenge

Program emphasizes international collaboration, broadening students’ perspectives

In the news: UI hosts conference to save millions of lives globally

Speakers to discuss health and environmental effects of wood-burning cookstoves

A little discomfort may just do you some good

If you think about it, every single action you know how to do…you used to have no idea how to do it. Getting gas in your car, registering for classes, writing an essay, all these things used to make you squirm with discomfort. But too bad - sometimes you just need to get comfortable with being uncomfortable.

In the news: Connecting with Kosovo

New linkage creates opportunities for sharing expertise

Let free time ring - tiempo libre in Costa Rica

My week begins with class in the afternoon after lunch. Unlike Iowa we have blocks of time for class every day: 8-11am for the morning block and 1-4pm for the afternoon. What more could a science major from the University of Iowa ask for than a late Monday class and no classes on Friday? It is one of the many gifts of this abroad experience. When I’m not in school my free time is completely filled with other activities.

In the news: Trying to head off Islamophobia locally

The UI Muslim Student Association continued its Islam Awareness week with a “Facts versus Fears” lecture in the IMU on Wednesday evening.

Conference celebrates 50 years of Japanese writers at the International Writing Program

A Half-Century of Japanese Writers in Iowa: Writing and Translating at the International Writing Program, 1967-2017

African Studies Program hosts April 11 talk on ethnographic research in Tanzania

UI International Programs and the African Studies Program invite you to attend an upcoming event titled "Conservation and Conversation: Ethnographic Research in a Biodiversity Hotspot in Tanzania." Featuring guest speaker Jessica Pouchet from Northwestern University, this event will take place on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, from 11 a.m. -12:15 p.m. in 60 Schaeffer Hall. 

Opening of the 2018-19 Fulbright U.S. Student Application Cycle

The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, in cooperation with the Institute of International Education, are pleased to announce the launch of the 2018-2019 Fulbright U.S. Student Program application cycle. Since 1946, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program has provided future American leaders with an unparalleled opportunity to study, conduct research and serve as English teaching assistants abroad in order to build relations between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards over 1,900 grants annually and currently operates in more than 140 countries worldwide.