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E.g., Saturday, June 5, 2021
Emma Sillman in India
4/14/2020

Stanley Award for International Research recipient reflects on her experience in India

The University of Iowa offers Stanley Awards for International Research for graduate and undergraduate students pursuing research and learning activities in international studies not available on campus. Emma Sillman, UI undergraduate studying global health studies and economics, was a recent recipient of funding through the Stanley Awards for International Research. That funding helped her complete a research project in India. During the summer 2019 term, Sillman spent three weeks in Mysore, India, taking classes; then spent the remainder of her stay working at a hospital in Sargur, India.
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image featuring Congolese Health Partnership
4/14/2020

Video series created to educate immigrant and refugee communities about coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic dominates the news these days, and for good reason. Government and public health officials are holding press briefings as well as pushing out information via media outlets and social media channels to educate the public about the pandemic. But many of these sources of information are out of reach for members of refugee and immigrant communities for whom English is limited.
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4/8/2020

UI hosts virtual 6th Annual Fulbright Week April 13-17

Would you like to teach English, study, or do research abroad for an academic year at no cost? Join International Programs staff, new UI grantees, and recent UI Fulbright alumni for a week of virtual events to help you learn more about the Fulbright U.S. Student Program! The sixth annual Fulbright Week will take place April 13-17, 2020. Each session will provide different information and will have a Q&A period. All levels of undergraduate and graduate students are welcome!
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Stewart Knights (second from right) with friends at the Iowa Startup Games
4/8/2020

Sidelined by the coronavirus pandemic for now, Stewart Knights, international exchange student from England, vows to return to the University of Iowa for a proper farewell

“I do grieve for the experience,” says Knights. “It’s the little things – walking into Catlett Hall and seeing someone you know, spending time with friends, the campus environment…I miss the atmosphere of the whole place.”
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Hanxi Tang on the U of Iowa campus
4/3/2020

Hanxi Tang, international student from China, on the transition to online learning

In an effort to mitigate the transmission of COVID-19, the University of Iowa transitioned to online teaching for the rest of the Spring 2020 semester. As a result, all UI students shifted to virtual instruction on March 30. We checked in with Hanxi Tang, international student from Beijing, China, about her transition to online courses.
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4/3/2020

Hanxi Tang, international student from China, contributes to UI efforts to slow the spread of coronavirus

As an aspiring physician, Tang is inspired by what she sees at UI Hospitals & Clinics—particularly during this unprecedented pandemic. “I see healthcare professionals that work hard and long shifts and yet always display a positive attitude. Compared to what other healthcare professionals are doing around the world at this time, what I am doing is really little, but I am happy to make a small contribution to the global effort to prevent the spread of the virus.”
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