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Feb 21, 2019

Feb 21, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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To register for courses, sign into UI Employee Self Service, click on "My Training" to be rerouted to Learning and Development. Click on “Enroll in Courses” tab and use search bars to find desired sessions.  In this 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 D...

Feb 26, 2019

Feb 26, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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To register for courses, sign into UI Employee Self Service, click on "My Training" to be rerouted to Learning and Development. Click on “Enroll in Courses” tab and use search bars to find desired sessions.  Develop practical skills for engaging UI International students in this workshop drawing the experience of Rhetoric’s Conversation Center partners. Since its 2016 inception, the Conversation Center has seen over 100 confident English-speaking undergrads host nearly 600 grad and underg...

Mar 4, 2019

Mar 4, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Cross-listed with Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) To register for courses, sign into UI Employee Self Service, click on "My Training" to be rerouted to Learning and Development. Click on “Enroll in Courses” tab and use search bars to find desired sessions.  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 abro...

Mar 13, 2019

Mar 13, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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To register for courses, sign into UI Employee Self Service, click on "My Training" to be rerouted to Learning and Development. Click on “Enroll in Courses” tab and use search bars to find desired sessions.  Studying abroad can help students gain maturity, independence, a broad worldview, and many practical skills to apply in a global workplace. We will discuss how students can make this valuable college experience a reality by presenting the what, why, who, where, when and how of study a...

Apr 4, 2019

Apr 4, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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To register for courses, sign into UI Employee Self Service, click on "My Training" to be rerouted to Learning and Development. Click on “Enroll in Courses” tab and use search bars to find desired sessions.  This introduction session will introduce J-1 scholars to the audience. They will learn about the J-1 scholar categories and who J-1 scholars at the University of Iowa are.  Attendees will be walked through the J-1 Scholar Application and will come away with an understanding of how to ...

Apr 9, 2019

Apr 9, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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To register for courses, sign into UI Employee Self Service, click on "My Training" to be rerouted to Learning and Development. Click on “Enroll in Courses” tab and use search bars to find desired sessions.  This session will introduce participants to the culture of the Caribbean Island countries through a series of brief presentations. Participants will learn about the history, traditions, values, and norms of the countries presented in the session. Participants will hear about the day t...

Apr 15, 2019

Apr 15, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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To register for courses, sign into UI Employee Self Service, click on "My Training" to be rerouted to Learning and Development. Click on “Enroll in Courses” tab and use search bars to find desired sessions.  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 h...

Apr 25, 2019

Apr 25, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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To register for courses, sign into UI Employee Self Service, click on "My Training" to be rerouted to Learning and Development. Click on “Enroll in Courses” tab and use search bars to find desired sessions.  In this session, you will have an opportunity to discover your culturally preferred approach or style of resolving conflict through the use of the Intercultural Conflict Style Inventory developed by Dr. Mitchell Hammer. Being aware of your own cultural style, you will be better able t...

Feb 20, 2019

Feb 20, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Restoring Our Waters, Healing Our Planet Featuring Keith Sahm, Co-Founder of Force Blue: uniting Special Operations veterans with coral reef conservation for the betterment of both 7-9 PM: Panel & Film: Iowa's Water, Unhealthy Impacts Near & Far Keith Sahm introducing the film, Force Blue Professor Catherine Zeman, PhD Environmental Health UNI Cindy Lane, JD Dir. Water Program IA Environmental Council Maureen McCue, MD PSR IA, Moderator A panel of water health experts, inclu...

Feb 20, 2019

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

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All sessions taken for this graduate and professional student program are free of charge and fill on a first-come, first-served basis.  Participants must register in advance here: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cCokwXm292s6Vdr.  Description: This session serves as an introduction to Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) pronunciation. Using the most commonly seen Chinese names as examples, it introduces the romanization system of Chinese pronunciation-- Pinyin, the four tones, an...

Mar 1, 2019

Mar 1, 2019

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

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All sessions taken for this graduate and professional student program are free of charge and fill on a first-come, first-served basis.  Participants must register in advance here: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cCokwXm292s6Vdr.  Description: In this session, you will have an opportunity to discover your culturally preferred approach or style of resolving conflict with the Intercultural Conflict Style Inventory developed by Dr. Mitchell Hammer. Being aware of your own cultural ...

Mar 11, 2019

Mar 11, 2019

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

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All sessions taken for this graduate and professional student program are free of charge and fill on a first-come, first-served basis.  Participants must register in advance here: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cCokwXm292s6Vdr.  Description: This workshop 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 State...

Mar 27, 2019

Mar 27, 2019

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

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All sessions taken for this graduate and professional student program are free of charge and fill on a first-come, first-served basis.  Participants must register in advance here: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cCokwXm292s6Vdr.  Description: This session will explore the social, cultural, historical, and economic aspects of China and present an introductory overview of how the Chinese society maintains and changes its traditions, customs, and daily etiquettes. Furthermore, it ...

Feb 21, 2019

Feb 21, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Come learn about current volunteer opportunities with the Peace Corps as well as the application process. This event is open to the public. The Peace Corps sends Americans with a passion for service abroad on behalf of the United States to work with communities and create lasting change. Volunteers develop sustainable solutions to address challenges in education, health, community economic development, agriculture, environment and youth development. Through their Peace Corps experience, v...

Mar 13, 2019

Mar 13, 2019

6:00 PM

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Come learn about service opportunities through the Peace Corps and the application process. This event is open to the public. The Peace Corps sends Americans with a passion for service abroad on behalf of the United States to work with communities and create lasting change. Volunteers develop sustainable solutions to address challenges in education, health, community economic development, agriculture, environment and youth development. Through their Peace Corps experience, volunteers gain...

Feb 27, 2019

Feb 27, 2019

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Come learn about current volunteer opportunities with the Peace Corps as well as the application process. This event is open to the public. The Peace Corps sends Americans with a passion for service abroad on behalf of the United States to work with communities and create lasting change. Volunteers develop sustainable solutions to address challenges in education, health, community economic development, agriculture, environment and youth development. Through their Peace Corps experience, v...

Feb 26, 2019

Feb 26, 2019

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics,...

Mar 5, 2019

Mar 5, 2019

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics,...

Mar 12, 2019

Mar 12, 2019

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics,...

Mar 19, 2019

Mar 19, 2019

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics,...

Mar 26, 2019

Mar 26, 2019

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics,...

Apr 2, 2019

Apr 2, 2019

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics,...

Apr 9, 2019

Apr 9, 2019

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics,...

Apr 16, 2019

Apr 16, 2019

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics,...

Apr 23, 2019

Apr 23, 2019

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics,...

Apr 30, 2019

Apr 30, 2019

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics,...

May 7, 2019

May 7, 2019

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics,...

Feb 22, 2019

Feb 22, 2019

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics,...

Mar 1, 2019

Mar 1, 2019

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics,...

Mar 8, 2019

Mar 8, 2019

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics,...

Mar 15, 2019

Mar 15, 2019

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics,...

Mar 22, 2019

Mar 22, 2019

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics,...

Mar 29, 2019

Mar 29, 2019

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics,...

Apr 5, 2019

Apr 5, 2019

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics,...

Apr 12, 2019

Apr 12, 2019

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics,...

Apr 19, 2019

Apr 19, 2019

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics,...

Apr 26, 2019

Apr 26, 2019

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics,...

May 3, 2019

May 3, 2019

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics,...

May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics,...

Feb 20, 2019

Feb 20, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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The Irish Writing Program is a rigorous creative writing study abroad program requiring talent, commitment, and discipline. Its goal is to help aspiring writers become better at their craft. The program offers six semester hours of credit and has two components: writing workshops and an interdisciplinary Irish literature and culture course. Come and learn about this fantastic opportunity to enrich your writing skills over the summer (May 30 - July 13, 2019) in the heart of Dublin! Info...

Feb 20, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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For over the last 20 years, Keith has been in a managerial role of Sunset House in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. He is an accomplished diver, strategist, hotelier & marketer. Offering a rare blend of creative and operational strengths, he is a former board member of the Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA) and Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA). Keith was one of the first to install coral farms in the Cayman Islands and co-founder of the island’s NGO “Save Cayman”. He has...

Mar 11, 2019

Mar 11, 2019

4:30 PM

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Philip Altbach is the fifth speaker in the Commitment to Internationalization lecture series. His talk, "The Peril and Promise of Internationalization in the Era of Trump, Brexit, and Global Competition," will be on  March 11, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. in room 1117 of the University Capitol Centre. This lecture continues the conversation about the UI's vision and strategic themes for campus internationalization. RSVP for the event here. Philip G. Altbach is Research Professor and Founding Dir...

Mar 1, 2019

Mar 1, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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The South Asian Studies Program will present a lecture by University of Washington Professor Priti Ramamurthy entitled "Punctuated Violence: 'Caring Karna' and the Dynamics of Translocal Householding in India" on Friday, March 1, from 3-4:30 p.m. in UCC 1117 (International Commons).  This event is free and open to the public. Based on oral histories of rural migrants to Delhi and Hyderabad, and visits to ten villages in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Telangana, and Andhra Pradesh, this talk will c...