Critical Language Scholarship winner Abigail Fowler to study Japanese in Okayama this summer

University of Iowa international studies student Abigail Fowler of North Liberty, Iowa, has been awarded a 2023 U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study in Japan this summer at Okayama University for an intensive Japanese language program.

Sabine Martin named as DI 2023-24 executive editor

Martin, the DI’s current managing editor, is a third-year University of Iowa student majoring in journalism and mass communication and international studies with a minor in French. She has worked at the DI since her freshman year and previously served as a news editor during summer 2021 and the 2021-22 school year.

International Studies Visiting Assistant Professor named Executive Director of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council

Visiting Assistant Professor Dr. Peter Gerlach has been appointed the Executive Director of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council. Read more about this by clicking here!
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International Studies Major Ryann Hubbart Awarded the 2022 UI Global Student Award

Ryann Hubbart is a recipient of the 2022 Global Student Award, which recognizes one undergraduate and one graduate student who are leaders deeply engaged in international education on campus or abroad. Hubbart is an undergraduate student from Clinton, Iowa, double-majoring in international studies and economics and double-minoring in Arabic studies and history. Learn more about Hubbart’s engagement with international education!
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International Studies Major Maria Osman is a UI Study Abroad Correspondent during her semester in Jordan

International Programs is excited to announce our Study Abroad Correspondents for the fall 2022 semester! These diverse voices will provide first-hand accounts of what UI students experience while studying abroad.
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Profile: Dr. Ari Ariel, Director of International Studies

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.
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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.