February 2011

Study Abroad's Autumn Tallman appears in fyi


Autumn Tallman"Let go of assumptions long enough to experience life on someone else's terms - that for me is the ultimate goal of a study abroad experience." - Autumn Tallman


The Study Abroad office's own Autumn Tallman was recently featured in an fyi article. Check it out and learn more about how her international experiences have shaped the work she does today.

UI reflects on Egypt's Revolution 


 Dan in Egypt 

See below for a few of the many stories than connect UI faculty, staff and students to the recent events in Egypt.

UI student Dan Olinghouse shares his experiences while studying abroad in Egypt when protests broke out, and when he knew it was time to leave.  Read more


Native of Egypt and UI student Abdullah Azkalany reflects on family members still in Egypt and the transitions to come in his home country.  Read more 


Associate Professor of International Programs and religion Ahmed E. Souaiaia says give Egypt time to "breathe the air of freedom without fear."  Read more 


Adrien Wing, professor of International Programs and law, explains that, before now, Egyptians never dreamed of anything like Iowa's caucuses.  Read more 


WorldCanvass now broadcast live on KRUI 


KRUI, the UI's student-run rKRUI logoadio station, will now be broadcasting WorldCanvass LIVE from the Old Capitol one Friday per month in addition to their Sunday broadcast of the program. Read a recent article from KRUI that spotlights WorldCanvass.

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Topic: East Africa

February 18, 5-7 p.m.
Where:Senate Chamber of the Old Capitol on the UI campus   
Free and open to the public
Dean's Blog

Check out Dean Thomas' newest blog entry... Tunisia, Egypt ... Davos 

Speaker on Egypt  


Brian KatulisBrian Katulis, an expert on U.S. national security policy in the Middle East, will visit Iowa City Feb. 22 for a lecture on current events in Egypt.  Read more

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