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In the news: Opinion | Study abroad outside tourist traps

Navigating the world of study abroad can oftentimes be overwhelming, but it is important to pick the right country for you.

Study Abroad to host info sessions on faculty-led writing program to Greece - Sept. 1 & 8

Learn about an amazing opportunity to travel to Greece with UI Professor Harry Stecopoulos on the study abroad program Writing Greece: The Ancient World and Genre Fiction. 
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Life in Iowa to host weekly coffee and conversation hour starting Aug. 26

Starting August 26 (through December 2), Life in Iowa (part of International Student and Scholar Services) and International Student Support and Engagement invites international students and scholars at the University of Iowa to join them for a weekly coffee hour every Friday from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at T.Spoons coffee shop (located in University Capitol Centre). 
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Virtual Gilman Scholarship info sessions to be held for academic year 2023 - Aug. 23-Oct. 3

Please join International Programs for one of several information sessions to discuss the process of applying for a Gilman Scholarship and learn how you could receive up to $5,000 to study abroad! Applications are now being accepted for spring, summer, and fall 2023.
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In the news: Translation Program receives a $1 million grant to form National Resource Center for Translation and Global Literacy

The award, through the US Department of Education, will support a proposed center that will leverage Iowa’s strengths in writing, translation, teacher education and international studies.
Chelsea and Inés, Glasgow, 2016

Lifelong friendships and career success attributed to study abroad experience

Chelsea Prestien, an alum who earned a BA in journalism and mass communication in 2013, took a chance to study abroad which has made a lasting impact on her ever since.
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UI to host study abroad fair, Sept 13 & 14

Get your questions answered and kick start your global experience at the upcoming University of Iowa fall Study Abroad Fair, being held September 13 and 14!
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UI faculty meet professional goals with help of funding through International Programs

International Programs provides funding opportunities and grant-writing assistance for UI faculty engaged in international research, partnerships, and other activities, and is invested in the success that faculty have in their field.
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WorldCanvass to honor International Impact and Global Student awardees on Nov. 7

Andy Code, 2022 recipient of the UI’s International Impact Award, and Global Student awardees yet to be named, will be honored on the November 7 WorldCanvass which officially opens the UI’s celebration of International Education Week (November 14-18).
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The University of Iowa and Africa – connecting the world through teacher education and training

The UI has a long-standing commitment to partnering alongside global leaders in education to further expand opportunities for students to develop and grow as globally minded individuals. That tradition continues as International Programs and the UI College of Education extend and deepen partnerships with schools in Senegal.