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2024 International Student Graduation Celebration recognizes student achievements

Tuesday, May 14, 2024
To honor international graduates from fall 2023, spring 2024, and summer 2024, the University of Iowa (UI) held the 2024 International Student Graduation Celebration on Wednesday, May 8, in the International Ballroom at the Iowa Memorial Union. Over 170 people attended the event, which was hosted by Nandita Nair, a graduate student in mathematics, and Nico Sheck, a graduate student in education.
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International Student Graduation Celebration set for May 8

Thursday, March 28, 2024
In recognition of the accomplishments of our graduating international students, the spring 2024 University of Iowa International Student Graduation Celebration will be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2024, from 3 to 5 p.m. (CDT), at the International Ballroom in the Iowa Memorial Union.
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Iowa public universities welcome more international students

Friday, January 12, 2024
Iowa mirrors the enrollment increases seen across U.S.
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Q&A with Katherine Lyu, 2023 UI Global Student Award recipient

Monday, October 9, 2023
Katherine Lyu is a recipient of the 2023 Global Student Award, which recognizes one undergraduate and one graduate student who are leaders deeply engaged in international education on campus or abroad. Lyu is an undergraduate student from Xiamen, China, majoring in English & creative writing. 
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Meet Nanle Joseph Gusen: from Nigeria to Iowa, championing healthcare and student leadership

Friday, October 6, 2023
Nanle Joseph Gusen, a PhD student enrolled in the UI College of Nursing, shares his inspiring journey, from his upbringing in Nigeria to his current role as a student leader on campus.
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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.
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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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NPR “Artist to Watch” Jichen Zhang pursued musical excellence at Iowa

Friday, May 26, 2023
Jichen Zhang, from Weihai, China, earned a doctoral degree from the University of Iowa (UI) in 2023 and was named one of Slingshot's 2023 Artists to Watch by National Public Radio (NPR).  
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Qianyi He, speech & hearing science grad, reflects on experience as an international student at Iowa

Thursday, May 25, 2023
Qianyi He, from Suzhou, China, recently received her BA in speech & hearing science and psychology from the University of Iowa (UI). She reflects on how the UI prepared her to pursue a clinical doctorate in audiology.