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International Studies Newsletter

The International Studies Program publishes a new newsletter every week during the fall and spring semesters. The newsletter provides upcoming events, opportunities to build skills, and post-graduation opportunities. Check out the most recent newsletter here.

News and Announcements

Profile: Dr. Ari Ariel, Director of International Studies

Monday, July 11, 2022
Dr. Ari Ariel, Director of the International Studies Program since 2021, shares his personal and academic journey to the field of international studies in this featured profile.

International Studies Major Maria Osman Awarded Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad in Jordan

Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Congratulations to International Studies major Maria Osman on being awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship! Maria will be studying next fall in Jordan on SIT's Refugee, Health, and Humanitarian Action program.

International Studies Alumna Holly Harris Awarded Fulbright to Brazil

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
University of Iowa international studies alumna Holly Harris (Fall 2021) has been awarded a 2022-23 Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Award to be an English teaching assistant at a university in Brazil.

Upcoming Events

Student Employment Job Fair

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 11:00am to 2:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
This is an excellent opportunity for students to learn about the variety of student hourly and Work-Study jobs available on the UI campus & at qualified off-campus nonprofit Work-Study sites. The University is excited to have students consider campus employment. Research shows that students who are connected to campus are more successful and more likely to continue enrollment and do well academically. Many first-year students choose student employment as their Pick One. Typically more than 30...

Virtual All Majors Career Fair

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, October 12, 2022 : 12 - 4 p.m. - VIRTUAL FAIR This fair will focus on recruiting students pursuing any and all majors! All students are invited to attend! There will be a variety of industries of employers represented. Visit: for more details.
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