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International Student Graduation Celebration recognizes student achievements

Thursday, May 18, 2023
To celebrate the countless achievements of our international students and their accomplishments, the University of Iowa held the 2023 International Student Graduation Celebration on Thursday, May 11. 
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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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Upcoming webinar to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, April 26

Monday, April 3, 2023
Join the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, an International Programs affinity group, for a special webinar to commemorate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month - a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States.
Katherine Lyu

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. 
Sawsan Daws

UI encouraged alumna Sawsan Daws to continue leading in STEM

Monday, February 20, 2023
Originally from Saudi Arabia, Daws chose to pursue her undergraduate studies in STEM at the UI because she was intrigued by the research facilities and resources the UI offered to its students. 
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Life in Iowa to host museum scavenger hunt at the Old Capitol, Feb. 25

Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Life in Iowa, in collaboration with the Pentacrest Museums, invites international students to attend a scavenger hunt to learn more about Iowa's history and win prizes while exploring the Old Capital Museum!