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Ewing Family Capitalizes on Study Abroad

Joe and Brenda Ewing of Iowa City raised their kids to be curious about the world. Discussions around the dinner table included current events and what they might mean for Iowa. Family vacations exposed them to great museums and unfamiliar cities, and some of the travel was international.Continue reading...

Posted November 2, 2017


UI undergraduate awarded prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

University of Iowa honors student Allison Schafer has been awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, to study abroad this semester. The Gilman Scholarship seeks to strengthen intercultural understanding and prepare undergraduates for a global economy by increasing the number... Continue reading...

Posted September 22, 2017


Meet our Fall 2017 Study Abroad bloggers!

We're excited to announce our Study Abroad Bloggers for the fall 2017 semester! These unique individuals were selected from a competitive pool of writers to tell the story of their destination and represent the voice of University of Iowa students while abroad. Continue reading...

Posted September 22, 2017


Study abroad hosts Sept. 28 info session on New Zealand

Learn about New Zealand’s beautiful culture and academic offerings at Victoria University of Wellington. Meet a local representative from Victoria and learn how you can make your dream of studying in New Zealand a reality at an upcoming info session Thursday, September 28, from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in room 1124 University Capitol Centre.  Continue reading...

Posted September 22, 2017


Gilman scholarship info sessions to be held for Spring and Summer 2018

Please join International Programs for one of several information sessions to discuss the process of applying for a Gilman Scholarship.  Continue reading...

Posted September 22, 2017


Q&A with Carli Brucker about her study abroad experience in Hong Kong

Undergraduate engineering student Carli Brucker studied abroad in Hong Kong during the summer of 2015. To help fund her study abroad experience, Brucker used the Summer Hawk Tuition Grant. She also applied for and received a Global Engineering Scholarship. Brucker pursued a second academic experience abroad through the course International Perspectives:  Xicotepec.Continue reading...

Posted August 7, 2017


Q&A with Mandy Gavin studying abroad in Hong Kong

Mandy Gavin, University of Iowa undergraduate engineering student, studied abroad in Hong Kong during the summer of 2015. She applied for and received several scholarships, including a Global Engineering Scholarship and a Center for Asian and Pacific Studies Study Abroad in Asia Scholarship.Continue reading...

Posted August 7, 2017


Discover study abroad opportunities at the fall fair Sept. 19

Curious about what it's like to study abroad, but aren't sure where to begin? Get your questions answered and kick start your global experience at the upcoming fall study abroad fair! Continue reading...

Posted August 7, 2017


Hometown Hawkeye: Farfum Ladroma

Standing in the middle of T. Anne Cleary walkway on the University of Iowa campus in 2005, Farfum Ladroma, of Manning, Iowa, saw his future: “This is where I need to be,” he thought. And, as with most things with Ladroma, thought turned into action.Continue reading...

Posted August 7, 2017


Record 16 UI students, alumni receive Fulbright awards for 2017–18

Sixteen University of Iowa Students and alumni have been awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants to conduct research, attend graduate school, undertake creative projects, or serve as English teaching assistants abroad in 2017–18. This number surpasses the UI’s previous record of 15 set last year. Continue reading...

Posted May 11, 2017

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