David Shehata Fouad Georgy Nakhla

2022 International Parents of the Year

We congratulate this year's winners of the international parents of the year, Ebtesam Fouad Yanny Gerges and Shehata Fouad Georgy Nakhla.
Cathy & Leona Zaharis

New scholarship fund will allow students to explore the world and expand their horizons

A generous gift from Cathy Zaharis (BBA finance ’82) established the Leona Zaharis Scholarship Fund, a scholarship created in honor of Cathy's mother to support students who, like Leona, are curious about the world and want to study abroad.
Sauda Abdullahi in the Scottish Highlands

Sauda Abdullahi reflects on her UK public health program

Sauda Abdullahi, a fourth-year public health student, spent a semester in the UK to learn about public health practices including closing the food access gap.
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.
student working with robot arm, woman with hawk, and teacher standing in front of blackboard

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.
student walking street in Korea

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.
phi beta delta insignia featuring globe and book

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.