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"Study abroad influenced me in many ways. One way was it helped me build confidence...Being put in a country where I didn’t know anyone made me rely on myself more."

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UI alumna Megan Lederman awarded Fulbright to Vietnam

Thursday, April 28, 2022
International Programs
Megan Lederman, who received a BA in English and creative writing from the University of Iowa in May 2019, is the winner of a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Award to Vietnam for 2022-23.
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UI student Anna Correa awarded Fulbright to India

Friday, April 22, 2022
International Programs
Anna Correa, who will receive a Master of Public Health in community and behavior health from the University of Iowa in May 2022, is the winner of a Fulbright Study/Research grant in Public Health to India for 2022-23.
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Student Profile: Kristin Vogel

Tuesday, April 19, 2022
International Programs
Kristin Vogel, a recipient of the Stanley Merit-Based Scholarship, Joel D. and Sandra Barkan Scholarship, and the Naomi Gunderson Scholarship for Foreign Language Study Abroad, studied abroad in Ecuador in Fall 2021 through the SIT Ecuador Development, Politics, and Languages program.

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