University of Iowa International Programs
   July 2012
UI students, alumni receive Fulbright grants
Sean Tolentino

Three UI students and alumni have been awarded Fulbright grants for 2012-2013 to travel to Benin, Argentina and South Africa. These prestigious grants provide support for research, study, and projects that promote international sharing and understanding. Learn more about the Fulbright program and the projects of this year's UI recipients.

Building more than bridges in Nicaragua
Through his Stanley Undergraduate Award for International Research,  Ethan Gingerich spent six weeks in Jucuapa Occidental, Nicaragua, with Bridges to Prosperity. Somewhere between learning to cook tortillas, communicating in Spanish and smiles, and climbing a ladder with five pounds of cement, Ethan found time to build his bridge.  Read more.
Lens on China blog series continues  

Lauren Katalinich

Ever wonder what life is like in one of the world's fastest growing superpowers? Lauren Katalinich continues to give us a glimpse of modern China in the Lens on China blog series. Read her reflections on the unique experience of being a white foreigner in Chengdu, the culture of food and open market shopping, or take a culinary tour of Chengdu's restaurants and fast food.
Chinese students make UI their home
XuYang Han
Did you know Chinese students make up half of all UI international students? In honor of Sally Mason's visit to China this summer, we have profiled three outstanding international students from China and their exceptional work here at Iowa. Meet Xuyang Han, Wei Du and Qing Jin.

WorldCanvass sets sail July 20 in Des Moines!

HMS Pinafore

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Teaching in Spain:
a student reflection

After graduating from the UI in 2007, Cat Gaa decided to follow her instincts and move to Spain. Five years later, she reflects on her the decision to stay there and some of the challenges and joys of her teaching career abroad. Read her article
Who We Are

International Programs provides leadership and support for internationally-oriented teaching, research, creative work and community engagement. Learn more.   
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Iowa City, Iowa 52242