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E.g., Sunday, August 25, 2019
3/1/2019

UI professor to teach and conduct research in Mexico as a Fulbright scholar

The University of Iowa is pleased to announce that Leslie Locke, assistant professor in the College of Education at the University of Iowa, has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar to Mexico for the 2019-20 academic year. Locke will be co-teaching a course and working on a collaborative research project that centers on the perspectives of public school leaders and teachers regarding their work as educators and serving students and families with the most need.
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2/21/2019

In the news: Jeremy Marks named IES 2018 Global Citizen of the Year Award Finalist

The next generation of young global citizens believes this is more than just the world—they believe it's our world. This is especially true of our students, who are passionate about contributing to their local communities abroad through service and an action-focused attitude toward social justice. The Global Citizen of the Year Award highlights these incredible students and the lasting impact they have on the world.
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2/20/2019

WorldCanvass ReCap: Artificial Intelligence

The first WorldCanvass program of 2019, Artificial Intelligence, featured an exceptional group of UI faculty and industry leaders in the fields of engineering, technology, education, medicine, and business. Together with host Joan Kjaer, they discussed the current impact of AI and what they see on the horizon.
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2/10/2019

Commitment to Internationalization: Q&A with Philip Altbach

Philip Altbach is the fifth speaker in the Commitment to Internationalization lecture series. His talk, "The Peril and Promise of Internationalization in the Era of Trump, Brexit, and Global Competition," will be on March 11, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. in room 1117 of the University Capitol Centre. This lecture continues the conversation about the UI's vision and strategic themes for campus internationalization.
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2/5/2019

Ana Arzate reflects on the value of her global internship in Paris

Getting accepted to the University of Iowa was the beginning of many “firsts” for Ana Arzate and her family. As a first-generation college student, attending college meant taking a new path no one in her family had taken before. As time progressed, she felt ready for another “first”—a summer internship in Paris, France, with IES Internships, made possible with a prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman scholarship. She lived with a host family and worked at Archive Valley, a multinational online company that digitally connects people with archive resources from around the world. Arzate experienced living in a major global city, learned to use the Paris Métro, and was immersed in Parisian culture.
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