Articles from October 2020

Reminder: Fill out FAFSA 2021-2022

Monday, October 19, 2020
You must apply for financial aid each year by filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).   The 2021-2022 FAFSA should be completed as soon as possible after October 1, 2020.  The filing deadline for priority aid consideration is December 1, 2020.

Free flu vaccination clinics for UI students

Monday, October 19, 2020
While it’s not possible to say with certainty what will happen in the fall and winter, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) believes it’s likely that flu viruses and the virus that causes COVID-19 will both be present in our communities.

Campus Events After Class!

Thursday, October 15, 2020
It is very easy for students to get caught up in school and work, especially while most are virtual this semester.

Virtual Internship Provides Linette Leng Opportunity to Gain Relevant, Global Experience

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Linette Leng, UI undergraduate student pursuing a BA with a double-major in Spanish and interdepartmental studies, isn’t letting the COVID-19 pandemic put a damper on her aspiration to gain relevant, global experience in the form of an international internship.

Family Calendar 2020-2021

Thursday, October 8, 2020
This calendar, produced by the UI Parent & Family Network and UI Orientation Services, is designed to serve as a resource for parents and families. It includes important dates in the academic year, information about different areas and services on campus, and key contact information.

Engagement Advising

Monday, October 5, 2020
Getting involved on campus or in the community is the surest way to find your home away from home while at the University of Iowa. UI students who are engaged report greater feelings of connection to other students, faculty, staff, and others in the university community.

Study Abroad Hosts Virtual Info Sessions Fall 2020

Friday, October 2, 2020
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend our weekly Virtual Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first…

Karri Goeldner Byrne (BA ‘92, Study Abroad Alumna) Has Devoted Her Career To Helping Those Affected By Crisis

Friday, October 2, 2020
Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments is written into Karri Goeldner Byrne’s job description. As a market systems advisor in the aid sector, she has led economic programming in areas impacted by natural disasters or conflict around the globe, including Bosnia, Somalia, Afghanistan, and Ethiopia.

Anibal Mares Marquez Reflects On Career Gains As A Result Of His Study Abroad Experience

Friday, October 2, 2020
Anibal Mares Marquez (BBA accounting ’20), risk assurance associate at Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC), recently took some time to reflect on the impact of his study abroad experience as an undergraduate at the University of Iowa.

Alexia Sanchez (BA '20) Reflects On The Impact Of Her Three Global Learning Experiences As An Undergraduate

Friday, October 2, 2020
As Alexia Sanchez (BA political science, social justice ’20) begins her fellowship with Running Start, a non-profit, non-partisan organization with a mission of getting more women involved in politics, she took some time to reflect on the impact of her three global learning experiences as an undergraduate at the University…