April 2011

IP helps send UI students to Cannes festival 


The Agony and Sweat of the Human Spirit

A short film by two UI graduate students was selected to screen at the prestigious Cannes film festival in France next month, and International Programs is helping fund their journey. Read more about these two students and their off-beat comedy film.

WorldCanvass podcasts on iTunes 


 WorldCanvass logoWorldCanvass podcasts are now available on iTunes! Download all past WorldCanvass programs for free and subscribe to future broadcasts.  Search for "WorldCanvass" in iTunes Store or click here to go there directly. 

UI student is ready for multicultural world


Brian Buh in the Parque Nacional Torres del Paine

UI senior Brian Buh is a global citizen. He made a commitment while in college to understand other cultures; he has traveled twice to South Africa to conduct research and is currently studying abroad in Chile. Read a Q&A with Brian to learn more about his experiences abroad.  

Bridging Fiesta talent show photos

bridging fiesta dancing

Bridging Fiesta is an annual multicultural talent show hosted by the Organization for the Active Support of International Students (OASIS). This year's show was held April 10 in the IMU Main Lounge and featured a wide variety of dances and musical acts.

See photos from the event!

Infusing global education into classrooms


summer institute for teachers

The UI Summer Institute for Teachers provides Iowa teachers the resources they need to incorporate global perspectives into their classrooms and help students understand other cultures and global issues. Read more about the 2011 summer institute.

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