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.
TJ Grimes on top of the Lotte World Tower in Korea

Tj Grimes opened her mind as she opened those of others in Korea

Diversity Ambassador Tj Grimes discusses gender identity and what she learned from studying in Korea.
man wearing black glasses and blue shirt

Commitment to Internationalization: Q&A with Bernie Burrola

Bernie Burrola, Vice President of Office for International, Community and Economic Engagement, Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU), is the ninth speaker in the Commitment to Internationalization Lecture Series.
international students walking on IMU footbridge with world flags

UI celebrates International Education Week 2022

International Education Week, which celebrates the UI's commitment to international education and exchange, is taking place November 14-18, 2022.
Ryann and Frankline

2022 Global Student Award winners announced

The Global Student Award recognizes one undergraduate and one graduate student who are leaders deeply engaged in international education on campus or abroad. Read about this year's winners.
Ryann Hubbart

Q&A with Ryann Hubbart

Ryann Hubbart, a double-major in international studies and economics and a double-minor in Arabic studies and history, is a recipient of the 2022 Global Student Award.
Frankline Matanji

Q&A with Frankline Matanji

Frankline Matanji, a PhD student in mass communications with a focus in international/development studies, is a recipient of the 2022 Global Student Award.
Parker Jones and other students in front of the James Joyce tree outside of the Museum of Literature Ireland

The University of Iowa’s Irish Writing Program turns 25

The Irish Writing Program is a faculty-led study abroad program in Dublin designed to nurture aspiring writers.