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

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.
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International Studies Alumna Holly Harris Awarded Fulbright to Brazil

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.
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International Studies Students Host Donation Drive to Support Refugees and Immigrants

Students in Dr. Peter Gerlach's course IS:3012 (Community Engaged Learning with Refugees and Immigrants in Iowa) partnered with local nonprofits to host a community donation drive on May 11th, 2022. The drive provided gently used clothing and household items to support local immigrant and refugee populations.
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International Studies Student Mastura Ibnat Awarded Fulbright to Taiwan

University of Iowa international studies major Mastura Ibnat has been awarded a 2022-23 Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Award to teach English to elementary or middle school students in Taiwan.
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International Studies Major Claire Player Awarded Two Scholarships at Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women Event

The International Studies program congratulates IS major Claire Player, who received the Margaret P. Benson Memorial Scholarship and the Kristin K. Lippke Memorial Scholarship at the 2022 Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women awards ceremony.
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International Studies Student Isabelle Davis Awarded Fulbright to Turkey

University of Iowa international studies major Isabelle Davis has been awarded a 2022-23 Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Award to teach English to university students in Turkey.
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International Studies Student Marissa Schooley Awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to Study Mandarin

University of Iowa international studies and Chinese major Marissa Schooley has been awarded a 2022 U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) for an intensive study of Mandarin.
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International Studies Student Lauren Philips Awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to Study Persian

University of Iowa international studies and French student Lauren Philips has been awarded a 2022 U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) for an intensive study of Persian.
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International Studies Student Ryann Hubbart Awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to Study in Amman, Jordan

University of Iowa international studies and economics student Ryann Hubbart has been awarded a 2022 U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study in Amman, Jordan, this summer for an intensive Arabic language program.

Students in International Studies Course Educating Eastern Iowans on the Experiences of Immigrant and Refugee Communities

Students enrolled in IS instructor Peter Gerlach's course "Community Engaged Learning with Refugees and Immigrants in Iowa" are partnering with the Catherine McCauley Center in Cedar Rapids to provide educational lectures, editorials, and other outreach to educate eastern Iowans on the experiences of local immigrant and refugee populations.