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Provost’s Global Forum focuses on LGBTQ youth in a global perspective 

Wednesday, December 27, 2023
This year’s Provost’s Global Forum, LGBTQ Youth in Global Perspective: Resistance, Resilience, Reimagination, will assemble experts from around the globe to speak to the power and agency of LGBTQ youth and their stories. 
Nada Melhem with Russ Ganim, Rima Afifi, and Claudia Corwin

Broader global health understanding brought to the University of Iowa community after visit with Dr. Nada Melhem

Friday, September 29, 2023
Dr. Nada M. Melhem, visiting faculty from the American University of Beirut, opened the eyes of Iowa City residents to the public health challenges impacting her home country of Lebanon during a lecture on cholera on Sept. 13.
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International Programs Major Project to focus on multi-disciplinary global health collaborations

Wednesday, August 9, 2023
The Major Project centers on a week-long visit in September by Dr. Nada Melhem, professor of infectious diseases and microbiology in the Division of Health Professions, Medical Laboratory Sciences, at the American University of Beirut.
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In the news: UI Center for New Music to present a festival of music by living Israeli composers

Wednesday, March 15, 2023
The UI Center for New Music will host an exciting, vibrant, international festival April 17-23 featuring music by living Israeli composers in collaboration with the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance.
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Residency provides opportunity to connect with 1,500-year history of Japanese hand papermaking

Tuesday, February 28, 2023
The UI Center for the Book, in partnership with International Programs, will host two visiting artisans from the Echizen papermaking region of Japan.
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Frequências symposium: a discussion with three co-organizers

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Christopher Harris, Janaína Oliveira, and Cristiane Lira, organizers of the 2022-23 Obermann Humanities Symposium and International Programs Major Projects Award, talk about what makes this multi-day event unique.
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Frequências symposium a historical gathering of Brazilian filmmakers and scholars on the UI campus

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Through panel discussions, interventions, film screenings, and artists’ performances, the symposium aims to incite, inspire, and engage the audience in response to the films, performances and theorizations of Afro-Brazilian film, history, and culture.
Students in Prof. Heineman's first-year seminar, "Jewish Life Today," researching Iowa's Jewish history in the Iowa Women's Archives.

Global Curriculum Development Award available to UI faculty for the internationalization of courses

Wednesday, February 8, 2023
The award supports UI departments and faculty to initiate new courses, or substantially revise existing ones, that integrate international or global perspectives into an undergraduate major.
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Professor of Bassoon Benjamin Coelho discusses growing up in Brazil’s “City of Music” 

Thursday, January 19, 2023
Benjamin Coelho is a UI professor of bassoon and an International Programs International Travel Award winner.
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Special Projects Awards available to support campus internationalization

Friday, January 13, 2023
Special Projects Awards are granted to individual staff, faculty, programs, or departments associated with the university.
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Upcoming symposium to discuss race, ethnicity, language, and culture in the academy

Monday, September 12, 2022
This symposium, taking place October 6 - 8 on the University of Iowa campus, sets out to explore the opportunities that advocating for DEI in the academy provides.
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Impact of the Global Research Partnership Award on UI Research

Monday, April 4, 2022
Since 2018, the Global Research Partnership Award has existed to combine the University of Iowa’s global mission and research mission, while providing seed funding to help UI departments and faculty initiate new, or expand existing, international partnerships that add value to and help advance research and discovery at the university. In 2021, four projects were awarded funding.