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Feb 27, 2024

Feb 27, 2024

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Starting Jan. 23, 2024, Life in Iowa (part of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)) and International Student Support and Engagement (ISSE) invite international students and scholars at the University of Iowa to join them for a weekly coffee hour every Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at T.Spoons coffee shop in University Capitol Centre.

Feb 28, 2024

Feb 28, 2024

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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Instructors: Rudia W. Kihura, PhD, Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology & Early Childhood, Black Hills State University; and Shuhui Lin, Coordinator of International Student Support and Engagement; International Student and Scholar Services/Multicultural and International Student Support and Engagement. Description: In this two-part interactive session, you will learn about the four intercultural conflict styles. You will discover your preferred cultural approach for resolving confl...

Feb 28, 2024

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Please join International Programs for one of several information sessions to discuss the process of applying for a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Applications are now being accepted for academic year 2024-2025 (summer 2024, fall 2024, winter 2024, and spring 2025). The Gilman Scholarship aims to support those who have been underrepresented in study abroad and encourage students to choose nontraditional study locations. Scholarships are awarded to U.S. citizen undergraduates ...

Feb 29, 2024

Feb 29, 2024

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Come and join us for an in-depth workshop designed to provide college students with the abilities and information required to set and uphold healthy boundaries. Have a deeper understanding of healthy boundaries from ISSE and the Violence Prevention team from RVAP and WRAC. Dinner will be provided. In collaboration with: International Student Support and Engagement (ISSE), Women’s Resource and Action Center (WRAC), and the Rape Victim Advocacy Program (RVAP). For more information, follow ISSE...

Mar 4, 2024

Mar 4, 2024

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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Instructors: Anastasia Williams, PhD, Assistant Director, Center for Teaching, and Megan Wright, Graduate Student, Communication Sciences and Disorders Description: This class will focus on how to consider and include the perspective of students with English as an additional language in all classrooms. We will invite participants to reflect on their own experiences to inform our conversation and discuss how to accommodate the needs of diverse learner backgrounds.  Participants who attend ...

Mar 5, 2024

Mar 5, 2024

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Starting Jan. 23, 2024, Life in Iowa (part of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)) and International Student Support and Engagement (ISSE) invite international students and scholars at the University of Iowa to join them for a weekly coffee hour every Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at T.Spoons coffee shop in University Capitol Centre.

Mar 5, 2024

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

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Spring 2024 Speaker Series Organized In Conjunction With WLLC:2949 & GRMN:2949 | “Accountability, War Crimes And Justice” Feb. 22 | 2-3:15 p.m. Judge Gassia Apkarian | An Invisible Conflict: Why We Should Care About The Forced Dissolution Of The Republic Of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) March 5 | 2-3:15 p.m. Dr. Brian R. Farrell | International Law: Human Rights And Humanitarian Law All lectures are free and open to the public at 214 Blank Honors College Event sponsors are the UI Center ...

Mar 6, 2024

Mar 6, 2024

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

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Instructors: Shuhui Lin, Coordinator of International Student Support and Engagement; International Student and Scholar Services/Multicultural and International Student Support and Engagement; and Brandon Paulson, Assistant Director, International Student and Scholar Services Description: Will you be supervising international student employees? If so, this course is for you. International students are a tremendous resource to our campus. Awareness of both the benefits and challenges of cro...

Mar 6, 2024

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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The Korean Studies Research Network, an International Programs affinity group, hosts this virtual discussion entitled “Age, Money, and Desire: The Navigation of Intimate Marketplaces by Older Women and the Reconfiguration of Gender Relations in South Korea.” The event will feature Dr. Yu-Ri Kim, postdoctoral research scholar in sociology at the University of Iowa. Register here While intimacy in later life is commonly thought to be confined to domestic and neighborhood spaces, older adults...

Mar 7, 2024

Mar 7, 2024

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Night of 1000 Dinners is a community celebration of International Women's Day and features an international buffet and entertainment from diverse cultures. The theme is UN Sustainable Development Goal #3 Good Health and Well-Being. We will honor four local groups advancing this goal in our community and the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF). Special Guest: Michele Sison, the Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations Affairs, is traveling from Washington DC to attend Night of 10...

Mar 7, 2024

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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The International Student Advisory Board (ISAB) will hold two recruitment events this spring for undergraduate and graduate student leaders passionate about advocating for improving the international student experience and creating a campus environment more inclusive to international students. During these events, current members will share what ISAB is currently working on, and students can ask any questions that they have.   The two recruitment events follow: Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024 | ...

Mar 8, 2024

Mar 8, 2024

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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The Six Dynasties era (220–589) in Chinese history is marked by political fragmentation, upheaval, and social transformation, accompanied by a flourishing of arts, literature, philosophy, religion, and technology amidst widespread population mobility. This talk offers an overview of this captivating period, focusing on the intense cultural competitions that emerged in language, cuisine, fashion, and intellectual pursuits. By examining these contests, Qiaomei Tang demonstrates how they served...

Mar 12, 2024

Mar 12, 2024

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Starting Jan. 23, 2024, Life in Iowa (part of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)) and International Student Support and Engagement (ISSE) invite international students and scholars at the University of Iowa to join them for a weekly coffee hour every Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at T.Spoons coffee shop in University Capitol Centre.

Mar 19, 2024

Mar 19, 2024

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Starting Jan. 23, 2024, Life in Iowa (part of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)) and International Student Support and Engagement (ISSE) invite international students and scholars at the University of Iowa to join them for a weekly coffee hour every Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at T.Spoons coffee shop in University Capitol Centre.

Mar 20, 2024

Mar 20, 2024

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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Instructors: Pauline Beazer James, Senior Advisor, International Student and Scholar Services; and Shuhui Lin, Coordinator of International Student Support and Engagement; International Student and Scholar Services/Multicultural and International Student Support and Engagement Description: In this two-part class, participants will learn about developing their intercultural insights by exploring the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI). The IDI generates an individual profile of “world...

Mar 20, 2024

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

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Instructors: Jennifer Teitle, PhD, Assistant Dean for Graduate Development and Postdoctoral Affairs of the Graduate College and Brady Krien, PhD, MLIS, Assistant Director for Graduate Student Success & Assessment, Graduate College Description: This session will help guide graduate and professional students to map out their career path after graduation. Facilitators will help tackle some concerns international graduate students might have regarding employment in the United States. Facilitat...

Mar 22, 2024

Mar 22, 2024

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Instructors: Pauline Beazer James, Senior Advisor, International Student and Scholar Services; and Brandon Paulson, Assistant Director, International Student and Scholar Services. Description: In this two-part interactive session, you will learn about the four intercultural conflict styles. You will discover your preferred cultural approach for resolving conflict and that of others by completing the Intercultural Conflict Style (ICS) inventory developed by Dr. Mitchell Hammer. In addition,...

Mar 26, 2024

Mar 26, 2024

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Starting Jan. 23, 2024, Life in Iowa (part of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)) and International Student Support and Engagement (ISSE) invite international students and scholars at the University of Iowa to join them for a weekly coffee hour every Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at T.Spoons coffee shop in University Capitol Centre.

Mar 27, 2024

Mar 27, 2024

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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Instructors: Pauline Beazer James, Senior Advisor, International Student and Scholar Services; and Shuhui Lin, Coordinator of International Student Support and Engagement; International Student and Scholar Services/Multicultural and International Student Support and Engagement Description: In this two-part class, participants will learn about developing their intercultural insights by exploring the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI). The IDI generates an individual profile of “world...

Mar 28, 2024

Mar 28, 2024

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

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Life in Iowa, a program designed to assist international students in adjusting to life and the academic system at the University of Iowa, invites international students to attend a workshop to learn more about curricular practical training (CPT) and job search strategies with Pauline Beazer James, senior advisor, International Student & Scholar Services, Dr. Jennifer Teitle, assistant dean, Grad Success Center, and Paula Ross, assistant director of peer programs and career coach, Pomerantz C...

Mar 29, 2024

Mar 29, 2024

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Instructors: Pauline Beazer James, Senior Advisor, International Student and Scholar Services; and Brandon Paulson, Assistant Director, International Student and Scholar Services. Description: In this two-part interactive session, you will learn about the four intercultural conflict styles. You will discover your preferred cultural approach for resolving conflict and that of others by completing the Intercultural Conflict Style (ICS) inventory developed by Dr. Mitchell Hammer. In addition,...

Apr 1, 2024

Apr 1, 2024

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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Instructors: Pauline Beazer James, Senior Advisor, International Student and Scholar Services; and Brandon Paulson, Assistant Director, International Student and Scholar Services Description: In this two-part session, participants will learn about developing their intercultural insights by exploring the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI). The IDI generates an individual profile of “worldview orientation to difference,” and is based on the research of Dr. Milton Bennett and Dr. Mitch...

Apr 2, 2024

Apr 2, 2024

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Starting Jan. 23, 2024, Life in Iowa (part of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)) and International Student Support and Engagement (ISSE) invite international students and scholars at the University of Iowa to join them for a weekly coffee hour every Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at T.Spoons coffee shop in University Capitol Centre.

Apr 3, 2024

Apr 3, 2024

10:00 AM - 11:50 AM

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Instructors: Huan-Chung Scott Liu, PhD, Staff Psychologist at University Counseling Service (UCS) and Tianyi Xie, PhD, Staff Psychologist at University Counseling Service (UCS) Description: This session highlights how concerns unique to international students impact their mental health. These concerns can affect international students’ transition to the University of Iowa, their functioning on campus, and their broader adjustment to the United States. We will explore how the forbearance co...

Apr 3, 2024

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Please join International Programs for a discussion about the Fulbright Scholar Program, a U.S. government-sponsored program that offers short- and long-term research and/or teaching grants for college and university faculty members at all career stages. Aferdita Krasniqi, outreach and recruitment specialist at the Institute for International Education (IIE), will provide information on the Fulbright Scholar application process for interested faculty. This event will be held virtually, via...

Apr 5, 2024

Apr 5, 2024

All Day

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Attending and presenting at this two-day event is an excellent opportunity for graduate students to gain experience presenting their own research, as well as meeting other researchers with similar interests. This year’s conference will be in a blended format. Presenters and attendees can attend virtually or in person. This format invites graduate students from the host institutions (the University of Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin-Madison), within the United States, and internationally. Ti...

Apr 8, 2024

Apr 8, 2024

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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Instructors: Pauline Beazer James, Senior Advisor, International Student and Scholar Services; and Brandon Paulson, Assistant Director, International Student and Scholar Services Description: In this two-part session, participants will learn about developing their intercultural insights by exploring the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI). The IDI generates an individual profile of “worldview orientation to difference,” and is based on the research of Dr. Milton Bennett and Dr. Mitch...

Apr 9, 2024

Apr 9, 2024

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Starting Jan. 23, 2024, Life in Iowa (part of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)) and International Student Support and Engagement (ISSE) invite international students and scholars at the University of Iowa to join them for a weekly coffee hour every Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at T.Spoons coffee shop in University Capitol Centre.

Apr 10, 2024

Apr 10, 2024

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Instructors: Pauline Beazer James, Senior Advisor, and Kevin Roiseland, Senior Advisor, International Student and Scholar Services Cross-listed with Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) Description: Immigration laws regulate many aspects of international students' lives, including entry to the United States, the conditions under which they may remain in this country and re-enter after traveling abroad, and eligibility for immigration benefits such as employment and...

Apr 12, 2024

Apr 12, 2024

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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A lecture to be given by Reinier H. Hesselink, PhD, Professor of History, the University of Northern entitled "Tokugawa Hidetada’s Last Months: August 1631- March 1632" Death, in the eyes of the samurai, was often too important an event to leave its records to the inconvenient domain of truth. For that reason, death among the samurai was frequently covered with a heavy layer of make-believe. In this lecture, we will blow the lid off the grave of the second shogun to get a glimpse of the min...

Apr 16, 2024

Apr 16, 2024

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Starting Jan. 23, 2024, Life in Iowa (part of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)) and International Student Support and Engagement (ISSE) invite international students and scholars at the University of Iowa to join them for a weekly coffee hour every Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at T.Spoons coffee shop in University Capitol Centre.

Apr 17, 2024

Apr 17, 2024

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Virtual Event

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Instructors: Pauline Beazer James, Senior Advisor, International Student and Scholar Services; Shuhui Lin, Coordinator of International Student Support and Engagement; International Student and Scholar Services/Multicultural and International Student Support and Engagement; and Brandon Paulson, Assistant Director, International Student and Scholar Services Cross-listed with Building Our Global Community Designed for participants who have attended the Developing Your Intercultural Insight s...

Apr 17, 2024

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Instructors: Pauline Beazer James, Senior Advisor, International Student and Scholar Services; Shuhui Lin, Coordinator of International Student Support and Engagement; International Student and Scholar Services/Multicultural and International Student Support and Engagement; and Brandon Paulson, Assistant Director, International Student and Scholar Services Cross-listed with Engaging Across Cultures Description: Designed for participants who have attended the Developing Your Intercultural ...

Apr 23, 2024

Apr 23, 2024

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Starting Jan. 23, 2024, Life in Iowa (part of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)) and International Student Support and Engagement (ISSE) invite international students and scholars at the University of Iowa to join them for a weekly coffee hour every Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at T.Spoons coffee shop in University Capitol Centre.