May 2016 | international.uiowa.edu  

UI Receives Record Number of Fulbright Recipients

The UI was honored with a record number of 14 Fulbright student awardees. The students will use their grants to conduct research, pursue creative projects, and serve as English teaching assistants abroad in 2016-17. Read their stories here.

Study Abroad Outreach Assistant to receive 2016 Dean's Achievement Award

UI senior Caitlyn Kavan was awarded the Dean's Achievement Award for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, presented by the Center for Diversity and Enrichment. Since the beginning of her time at the University of Iowa, she's been an advocate for refugees, a student athlete, a member of seven multicultural student organizations, and an on-campus facilitator for discussions about breaking racial stereotypes. Read more about Caitlyn's success here.

ReCap: WorldCanvass show "Big Data: Big Brother or Big Sister?"
On its final program of the 2015-2016 season, WorldCanvass tackled informatics-also known as big data. As a highlighted event of the UI's first Informatics Week, guests from the diverse fields of computer science, medicine, sociology, public health, and geographical and sustainability sciences discussed the proliferation of big data and their attempts to both understand and utilize this massive and, in many ways, untamed digital resource. Check out the Big Data WorldCanvass ReCap here.

WorldCanvass
 Listen online to programs from the 2015-2016 season or download podcasts for free on iTunes.

Internationalization

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International Programs Associate Provost and Dean Downing Thomas discusses internationalization at Iowa. Read the Q&A here.


Student Reflections
Diversity Ambassador Samone Coleman reflects on her study abroad experience with the India Winterim program. Read her reflection here.

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