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Forging paths in global ophthalmology: University of Iowa partners with charity eye hospital in India

Tuesday, April 9, 2024
In coordination with International Programs, the University of Iowa signed a memorandum of understanding with Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital in India. Dr. Kanwal Matharu, assistant professor, UI Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences explains.

UI medical student Patrick Schwartzhoff on the many benefits of studying abroad

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Patrick Schwartzhoff, University of Iowa medical student, recently returned from a summer study abroad experience in Natal, Brazil, where he studied infectious disease issues. Schwartzhoff feels study abroad helped him become “a more cognizant and involved global citizen,” and that the critical thinking skills developed in Brazil will improve his clinical work in the future.

Video series created to educate immigrant and refugee communities about coronavirus

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
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.

Chinese Commencement Broadcasts: December 2014

Monday, January 5, 2015
On Saturday, Dec. 20, the University of Iowa streamed two special commencement ceremonies featuring commentary in Chinese: the Undergraduate Commencement and the College of Engineering commencement. Watch these videos on our website now.