The University of Iowa

International Accents

E.g., Saturday, October 16, 2021
E.g., Saturday, October 16, 2021
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4/26/2021

Mohamed Hassan Kamil (BS actuarial science ’85; MBA ’86) reflects on impact of his time at the University of Iowa

A graduate of the University of Iowa with a BS in actuarial science and an MBA, Hassan Kamil is a fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Chartered Life Underwriter. He worked in the United States from 1987 to 1994 prior to returning to Malaysia where he held several key positions as chief operating officer, chief actuary, and chief financial officer at multinational insurance companies based in Malaysia and Indonesia.
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4/21/2021

A letter to the university community on the Derek Chauvin Trial 

The trial of Derek Chauvin has exacted tremendous stress both nationally and locally. International Programs at the University of Iowa wishes to affirm its support of all members of the Hawkeye family, especially communities of color that continue to be unduly impacted by these events.
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4/15/2021

In the news: Iowa, Yemen, and an Oscar nod

University of Iowa alum Michael Scheuerman, who says his time at Iowa opened his eyes to what was happening in the world, has earned an Academy Award nomination for shining a light on a human rights catastrophe in Yemen.
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4/14/2021

Global exchange opportunity for UI dance students

Eloy Barragán, associate professor in the UI Department of Dance, is passionate about the importance of international collaborations in higher education and the benefits gained by students as a result. “It is important for students to interact with another culture to gain new ideas and perspectives. It not only helps students start to know a different country and different ways of behavior, but it also helps them to build their global network—which is so important as a practitioner of dance—to really become an artist for the world because the community is becoming more global,” said Barragán.
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4/7/2021

MCAA Annual Prizes and Awards

The Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs offers three prizes for papers written by students - the Percy Buchanan Graduate Prize for graduate students, and the Sidney DeVere Brown Prize and the Mikiso Hane Prize for undergraduate students. MCAA also offers the Jackson and Caroline Bailey Public Service Award for outstanding work in the advancement of Asian Studies. These prizes are awarded at the MCAA Annual Meeting held each fall.
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