January 2012

Global Engagement - IP Annual Report   




Browse the International Programs 2011 annual report Global Engagement online and see some of our activities, priorities and achievements from the past year.

Rick Steves: Study abroad is necessity, not luxury  



Travel writer Rick Steves says even in challenging economic times, making sure that study abroad is part of our college students' education is a vital investment. "Employers crave graduates who are flexible, multilingual and comfortable in multicultural settings. Study abroad sharpens these skills and helps keep American workers competitive." Read more of his editorial from USA Today. 

Healthcare Education and Research Abroad



Read Downing Thomas' latest entry in the Dean's Blog, "Healthcare Education and Research Abroad," regarding the Hai Phong Medical University - University of Iowa collaboration.

International Knowledge Center (video)


  In order to provide on-the-ground support for existing and future activities in India, the University of Iowa has partnered with GenNext Education to benefit from office space and staff support at their International Knowledge Center (IKC) in Bangalore, India. Watch this video to learn more.  

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WorldCanvass TOMORROW:
"Women, Hysteria and Medicine"
Date: Friday, Jan. 27, 2012
Time: 5-7 p.m.
Location: Senate Chamber of the Old Capitol Museum
Free and open to the public. 

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