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 5 essential tips for success: Insights from Dr. Azeez Butali to students

Friday, August 11, 2023
Dr. Azeez Butali, Gilbert Lily endowed professor of oral pathology, radiology, and medicine, and professor at the Iowa Institute for Oral Health in the UI College of Dentistry, delivered a keynote address during the 2023 International Student Graduation Celebration.
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New to college? Here are 4 tips on how to approach and interact with faculty

Monday, July 10, 2023
As a new student on campus, are you feeling unsure or even intimidated about initiating contact with professors? We have collected tips from current professors and former students at Iowa, designed to help you navigate these types of situations.

Former dentist transitioned into a well-rounded researcher at Iowa, leads to position at NIH

Wednesday, July 5, 2023
Azeez Alade, a native of Nigeria, received a PhD in epidemiology from Iowa. He will soon start a clinical fellowship at the National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland.  
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Academic & Scholarly Achievement Award winner Bhavya Vats reflects on college experience

Monday, June 5, 2023
Bhavya Vats, a recent recipient of a BSE in biomedical engineering (BME) from the University of Iowa, was awarded an Academic & Scholarly Achievement Award at the 2023 International Student Graduation Celebration. Learn more about Vats through this Q&A piece.  
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International Student Graduation Celebration set for May 11

Thursday, May 4, 2023
The spring 2023 UI International Student Graduation will be held on Thursday, May 11 from 3 - 5:30 p.m. at the Graduate Hotel.
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4 UI students receive Peace, Charlie One World Scholarship in 2023

Friday, April 14, 2023
Four University of Iowa international undergraduate students from developing countries were chosen to receive Peace, Charlie One World Scholarships in 2023.
Raj Aditya

Raj Aditya’s global internship leads to a future career in London

Monday, April 10, 2023
Originally from India, Raj Aditya is a senior studying finance at the University of Iowa. He did a virtual internship in London during COVID-19 and will head to London after graduation in May to pursue a masters degree.
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Creative writing student Katherine Lyu finds meaning as a student leader

Monday, March 27, 2023
Learn more about Katherine Lyu, a junior from China majoring in creative writing and philosophy, through this Q&A piece.
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Life in Iowa to host networking skills dinner, March 30

Tuesday, March 21, 2023
The event is geared towards international students and will feature guests from the Pomerantz Career Center.  
Kang Shang

Kang Shang will leverage Iowa education to expand family business globally

Monday, March 20, 2023
Kang Shang is a marketing major from China. Learn more about his UI education and future plans as a global entrepreneur through this Q&A piece.  
Atif Qureshi

UI admissions process sealed the deal for biomedical engineering student Atif Qureshi

Monday, March 13, 2023
Atif Qureshi, a first-year student originally from Kenya, talks about why he chose the UI and related experiences in this Q&A piece. 

Oksana Hirchak awarded Global Democracy Ambassador Scholarship for Ukraine students

Thursday, March 9, 2023
The award helps Ukrainian students continue their studies, educate global peers on the fragility and importance of democracy, and inspire the world to stay engaged.