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Carmela and their favorite Italian Cat Nera (Viterbo, Italy)

Carmela Furio found a sense of peace through independent travel

Carmela Furio was awarded a Diversity Ambassador scholarship and traveled to Italy on the USAC Viterbo program.
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Fulbright Program presentation to be offered during International Education Week, Nov. 14

Learn about types of Fulbright awards, receive application tips, and get your questions answered.
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UI students to share the value of studying in Asia-Pacific region, Nov. 15

Join us as students from different disciplines share their experiences studying abroad in the Asia-Pacific region.
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Phi Beta Delta to host conversation with Rohan Wakade, Nov. 8

Rohan Wakade, a postdoctoral researcher at the Carver College of Medicine, and Russell Ganim, associate provost and dean of International Programs, will engage in a lively discussion about Rohan's scholarly achievement in international education and journey to UI. 
Recruiting future Hawkeyes at GEMS Cambridge International School in Sharjah

Dean's Message: Hello from Dubai!

Dean Ganim discusses his recent trip to the Middle East to recruit future Hawkeyes.
Kevin Drahos in front of a fountain

Spanish views on the LGBTQ+ community welcome surprise to Kevin Drahos

Kevin Drahos reflects on his study abroad experience in Madrid, and how the LGBTQ+ community and related traditions are perceived and understood.
Dean Omar in Petra, Jordan

Dean Omar's Egyptian heritage made his experience in Jordan all the richer

Diversity Ambassador Dean Omar spent a summer in Jordan, conversing with locals, completing an internship, and feeling right at home.
Mariana Garces Grajales with friend in front of purple lights and fountain

Her Colombian roots helped Mariana Garcés Grajales settle into Italy

Mariana Garcés Grajales (BA communication studies, '22) participated in the USAC Reggio Emilia program in spring 2022 and shares what she learned.
Sushma Santhana

Sushma Santhana is still "unpacking" everything she brought back with her from Italy

Diversity Ambassador Sushma Santhana, a UI biomedical engineering student, participated in the CIMBA program in Italy during the summer of 2022.