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Study Abroad now offering weekly open advising hours

UI Study Abroad staff are at the ready to help you plan the experience of a lifetime.
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International Programs to host info session on Boren Awards, Nov. 15

Learn how you can receive up $25,000 for international research or study abroad with a Boren Scholarship.
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IMU renames ballroom to the ‘International Ballroom’ in their commitment to inclusion and belonging

The Second Floor Ballroom in the IMU will be renamed the International Ballroom to reflect this commitment to its values along with a permanent display of flags installed in the ballroom that represent the international students and scholars that attend the University of Iowa.
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Joan Kjaer honored with staff award

Joan Kjaer, International Programs, was recently recognized with the University of Iowa Outstanding Staff Award.  The award recognizes UI staff members who have made significant contributions—above-and-beyond typical job responsibilities—that benefit the university.
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Commitment to Internationalization Lecture Series to look at the rise of nationalism, Nov. 17

Bernie Burrola, vice president of International, Community, and Economic Engagement at the APLU, will explore how we got here and why the world needs greater engagement/integration and not less.
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Study Abroad to host info sessions on faculty-led program to Greece, Oct. 12, 20 & 28

Meet City of Athens faculty leader Dr. Deb Trusty and program returnees to learn more about the itinerary, academics, cost, and application process. Bring your questions!
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Study abroad to host info sessions on faculty-led program on sustainable chemistry, Oct. 27 & Nov. 9

Learn about an amazing opportunity to travel to Germany, Switzerland, and France with UI faculty leaders Adam Brummett and Stratis Giannakouros.
Laura Sitz

Inspired by internship in Australia, Laura Sitz pursues additional global experience through study abroad in Czechia

Laura Sitz spent the summer of 2022 working in an accounting firm in Sydney, Australia. She is now planning to spend next semester in Prague, Czechia.
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How colleges are making study abroad programs more accessible

Dean Russ Ganim was interviewed in this story about barriers to studying abroad and how colleges are addressing them.

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Life in Iowa to host session on women's health, Oct. 19

Join UI physicians Marina Usacheva and Barbara Patrick to explore campus services about contraception, gynecological exams, and recommended vaccines for women.