International Programs

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UI receives prestigious award for campus internationalization

Paul Simon Award recognizes colleges that are making creative, innovative progress
The University of Iowa is one of only four schools in the United States to receive the prestigious 2017 Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization by NAFSA: Association of International Educators.
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Offering what no classroom can

Award-winning India Winterim matches undergrads with India’s best
Each year, dozens of University of Iowa students and faculty choose to skip three weeks of the cold Midwest winter and instead take part in an observational learning program called India Winterim, where they observe firsthand the work of award-winning Indian nongovernmental organizations.
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UI Fulbright alumna leads push to help minority students apply for, receive fellowship

UI, State Department want program to be more diverse
Noaquia Callahan, a Fulbright alumna at the UI, has founded a pilot program to help students from underrepresented groups learn about applying for the U.S. State Department’s Fulbright grants, among others. The Diversity International Scholarship Academy kicks off this spring.

Honors UI ranks among world top international universities

The University of Iowa was ranked 139 among the world’s top international universities in a survey by “The Times of London,” up more than 60 spots from the last survey.
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UI to honor December 2016 graduates

More than 1,500 degrees will be awarded in ceremonies Dec. 16–18
The University of Iowa will award degrees to more than 1,500 graduates during seven ceremonies this weekend.
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Maintaining an inclusive campus

UI continues to be a destination for international students
The University of Iowa continues to be a destination for international students and has implemented several new programs to help make their adjustment to life in the United States, Iowa City, and on the UI campus as smooth as possible.
Study Abroad Grand Prize: “Somewhere over the rainbow (mountains),” by Megan Lough, was taken at 16,500 feet in the Rainbow Mountains of Vinicunca, Peru. This photo by Lough from Eagan, Minnesota, majoring in nursing, was awarded the Study Abroad G

Moments captured here and afar

UI students abroad, international students at UI to be honored for photo work during International Education Week festivities
University of Iowa students abroad and international students at the UI share their experiences through photography during International Education Week festivities.

The Gazette 'Iowa universities see more graduates, high achievers'

The University of Iowa announced a record 14 students and alumni have landed Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants to conduct research, attend graduate school, pursue creative work, or serve as English teaching assistants overseas in the 2016–17 season. That total tops last year’s record-breaking tally of 13 UI Fulbright placements.

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Record 14 UI students, alumni receive Fulbright awards for 2016-17

Funds will be used for research, writing, teaching abroad
The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. It is designed to increase understanding between people of the United States and other countries by providing participants opportunities to study, teach, conduct research, and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns.

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