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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.
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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.