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.
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Dean's Message: Fall (and study abroad excitement) is in the air

Dean Ganim discusses the momentum that has been built around studying abroad, due in no small part to our recent Study Abroad Fair, and to our generous donors and alumni.
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Korean Studies Research Network to host lecture on culinary masculinity in South Korea, Nov. 17

Dr. Jooyeon Rhee examines the cultural phenomenon of cooking/eating programs (mŏkppang) to show how they capitalize on the desire of domestic comfort and reinforce existing gender norms and hierarchy.
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UI drum major prepared for audition while studying in Scotland

Christian Frankl studied abroad in Edinburg, Scotland in spring 2022. He also successfully auditioned to become drum major of the UI Hawkeye Marching Band, prepping for his audition while abroad.
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Take your research abroad with a Stanley Award - upcoming 2022 info sessions

The Stanley Undergraduate and Graduate Awards for International Research are given annually to outstanding University of Iowa students for the pursuit of research and learning activities in international studies not available on the UI campus.
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Korean Studies Research Network to host 2nd annual conference, Oct. 21-22

This two-day conference will bring together leaders and scholars of Korea-related topics and engage them in an open dialogue about opportunities to facilitate collaborative research among scholars and graduate students in the state of Iowa and throughout the Midwest.
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Latin American Studies Program lecture examines Renaissance with global perspective, Oct. 13

This lecture explores the ways that our understanding of the Renaissance is changing as scholars adopt a more inclusive, global perspective on the years between 1350 and 1700.
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Meet our fall 2022 study abroad correspondents

UI study abroad correspondents will be sharing their stories from around the world. Let the vicarious travels begin!