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E.g., Friday, January 21, 2022
From left to right: Redwan Bin Abdul Baten, Frankline Matanji, Siau-Tong Ding, Mishma Nixon, Shuhui Lin
9/1/2021

Event highlights benefits of campus involvement by international students and scholars

International students and scholars recently had an opportunity to learn about campus involvement from current and former leadership team members of the International Student Advisory Board (ISAB). Sponsored by International Student Support & Engagement (ISSE) and International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS), the event was held on Friday, August 27, and featured four panel members—each with significant leadership experience in campus student organizations. Shuhui Lin, International Student Support and Engagement Coordinator, moderated the panel.
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Patrick Schwartzhoff
9/1/2021

UI medical student Patrick Schwartzhoff on the many benefits of studying abroad

Patrick Schwartzhoff, University of Iowa medical student, recently returned from a summer study abroad experience in Natal, Brazil, where he studied infectious disease issues. Schwartzhoff feels study abroad helped him become “a more cognizant and involved global citizen,” and that the critical thinking skills developed in Brazil will improve his clinical work in the future.
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8/31/2021

Center for Asian and Pacific Studies to host virtual lecture on the future of Burma - Sept. 22

Join the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies on September 22, 2021, at 12 p.m. for a virtual lecture titled "Protests, Military Coup, and Burma’s Future" with special guest Maxime Boutry, associate researcher in the Center for Southeast Asian Studies from the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), Paris, France.
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8/31/2021

Opening doors and tearing down Zoom walls - Virtual International Business in the Asia Pacific

In every measurable way, business is booming in Asia. It’s also a leading innovator in some of the most important arenas of the day: e-commerce, entrepreneurship, and artificial intelligence. The Tippie College of Business provided a unique study abroad experience that traveled four different locations in the Asia Pacific: Singapore, Hong Kong, New Zealand, and Australia. The adventure featured lectures from professors in each of the four locations, briefings from leading businesses in the region, and fun cultural activities.
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8/19/2021

10th Annual Charles A. Hale Lecture to be held Sept. 23

Join the UI Latin American Studies Program for the 10th annual Charles A. Hale Lecture entitled "Popular Cosmopolitanism: Cinema, Genre and Mediation in Mid-Century Mexico" delivered virtually by Ignacio Sánchez Prado​​​​​​​ on Thursday, September 23, 6-7:30 p.m.
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Nicole Oliver
8/11/2021

Reflections on virtual education exchange between UI students and high school students in Japan

A partnership between Iowa Sister States and the UI Conversation Center recently provided an intercultural exchange opportunity for UI students and high school students from Norin High School in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. Nicole Oliver, former coordinator for international relations, International Strategies Division of the Yamanashi Prefectural Government, helped to coordinate the event.
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Virtual gathering for University of Iowa alumni gathering - Greater Bay Area of China
8/9/2021

BFA alumnus aims to connect fellow Hawkeyes

Earlier this summer, a dozen UI alumni from the Greater Bay Area of China, which includes Hong Kong, Macau, and nine mega cities in Guangdong Province, attended a virtual get-together organized by Tuo (Tony) Liu (BFA ’13). During the event, the group heard news about their alma mater, talked about their current jobs, and shared their cherished UI memories.
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7/29/2021

WorldCanvass opens season at Hancher with community celebration

Hancher, the performing arts jewel at the University of Iowa, will host WorldCanvass on September 10 for an outdoor celebration of community. Iowa City Mayor Bruce Teague will join Chuck Swanson of Hancher, Russell Ganim of International Programs, and a host of performers and artists including Brian Williams of Step Afrika! and sculptor Colette Hosmer in an exploration of the power of partnerships to enrich and enliven community life. Wellspring: The Power of Partnerships begins at 5:30 p.m. and ends at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public. As the program will be held outside, attendees are encouraged to bring chairs and refreshments. Free parking will be available in the Hancher parking lot. Attend in person, join by Zoom, or watch on Facebook Live. Full details here.
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