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Meng first poster presentation

Pioneering wildfire monitoring at NASA: Iowa informatics alumnus Meng Zhou shares his story

Friday, May 31, 2024
Meng Zhou, originally from China, earned his PhD in informatics from the University of Iowa and has embarked on a new role as an assistant scientist at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
Oliver Dimitri

Find me: From dinosaurs to discovery to diversity – the journey of Oliver Dimitri

Thursday, May 30, 2024
Dimitri, an undergraduate at the University of Iowa studying English and creative writing, hails from Malaysia. Like high school students worldwide, Dimitri wasn't certain about his desired field of study in college. Initially, he aspired to become a paleontologist, scouring for dinosaur fossils solo. Later, his ambitions shifted towards becoming a singer-songwriter akin to Miley Cyrus. To craft songs, he began writing lyrics, which gradually led him to poetry, and subsequently, to prose and storytelling.
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Meet Jongkwan Yun: From South Korea to Iowa, gaining real-world experience in sport management

Friday, May 17, 2024
Jongkwan Yun, sport and recreation management major, is currently interning in the operations and promotions department of the Iowa Cubs, the Triple-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, through curricular practical training (CPT).
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Ola Khallafallah awarded 2024 Peace, Charlie One World Scholarship

Monday, May 13, 2024
"As an international student, I've received incredible support and resources from the university. From language assistance to cultural adaptation programs, the university has gone above and beyond to ensure my success."
Katherine Lyu holding Student of the Year Award

Congratulations to IP's Katherine Lyu, recipient of 2024 UI Student Employee of the Year and Tom Rocklin Awards

Monday, May 6, 2024
Lyu has served as the International Student and Scholar (ISSS) peer assistant for the last two years.
Khyathi Gadag

Khyathi Gadag, ISAB member and public health PhD candidate, awarded Mental Health Champion Award

Thursday, May 2, 2024
Gadag was one of four who received this award at the university’s first annual Faculty and Staff Awards ceremony.
Shuhui Lin

In the news: IP's Shuhui Lin featured in UI Staff Council staff spotlight

Thursday, April 18, 2024
Shuhui Lin (Lin) is the coordinator for international student support and engagement in International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS).
Sophia in the UI Department of Journalism and Mass Communication Gallery of Student Work exhibit

A global education: Communications student from Brazil discovers her roots and pursues passions from Iowa to Italy

Wednesday, April 3, 2024
Sophia Restiffe Favoretto came to the University of Iowa almost four years ago from Brazil, and she has taken advantage of all that Iowa has to offer.
International Student Graduation Celebration

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.
ISAB group photo

International Student Advisory Board (ISAB) turns 10

Thursday, March 28, 2024
About 100 people gathered to celebrate the International Student Advisory Board and express gratitude to outstanding individuals and teams whose hard work and efforts have enhanced the experiences of international students at Iowa.
ISAB 2023 members

International Student Advisory Board (ISAB) to host 2024 spring recruitment events 

Wednesday, January 24, 2024
ISAB advocates for improving the international student experience and creating a campus environment more inclusive to international students.
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ISSS and Student Health host vaccination literacy and on-site vaccination event for international students and scholars

Tuesday, January 16, 2024
This event will provide vaccination literacy and on-site vaccinations for international students and scholars.