University of Iowa Fulbright Student Awardees, April 25th, 2019

University of Iowa Fulbright Student Awardees Discuss Their Future Assignments Watch this program Jeffrey Clark Bio: Jeff was born in Virginia on December 6, 1996, to a Korean mother and an American father. He did not speak Korean growing up, but he traveled to South Korea from 2017-2018 through a University of Iowa study abroadContinue reading “University of Iowa Fulbright Student Awardees, April 25th, 2019”

Josh Schamberger, Wednesday , October 24th, 2018

“Bringing International Sports Competitions to Our Community; Diplomacy, Logistics, and Challenges” Watch this program! Within the past 5 years, the Iowa City/Coralville area has become a hub of international sporting events. Wrestling has been on of the biggest draws. In 2012, the U.S. Wrestling Olympic Team Trials held at Carver-Hawkeye Arena smashed the attendance recordContinue reading “Josh Schamberger, Wednesday , October 24th, 2018”

ICFRC will return August 24!

Thank you to all of our summer program attendees! ICFRC will return on Thursday, August 24 with a lecture entitled “Health Care– Lessons from Abroad” by U of Iowa Professor Peter Damiano. In the meantime, are you a U of Iowa student interested in helping ICFRC put together weekly luncheon lectures on international issues? ICFRCContinue reading “ICFRC will return August 24!”

Fulbright Student-Awardees, Thursday July 6, 2017

“UI Fulbright Student-Awardees Discuss Their International Assignments” Watch this program The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government The University of Iowa has been recognized for being a top producer of Fulbright Students. This year sixteen students have been awarded the prestigious grant, setting a new record forContinue reading “Fulbright Student-Awardees, Thursday July 6, 2017”

ICFRC will be back in July!

A big thank you to everyone who attended our programs this Spring! ICFRC will return with the start of our Fall 2017 schedule with two summer programs on July 6th and July 12th! The July 6th program will feature UI Fulbright Student-Awardees speaking about their Fulbright International Assignments. This talk will feature one of ourContinue reading “ICFRC will be back in July!”

Raj Rajagopal, Wednesday September 7, 2016

“Iowa’s Award-Winning India Winterim Program” Watch this program The Iowa India Winterim program is an intensive, three-week  field-based study-abroad program that provides students with the opportunity to learn from and directly interact with social entrepreneurs, non-profit organizations, and academic institutions within India’s diverse cultural, socioeconomic, and geographical mosaic. Each course in the program is basedContinue reading “Raj Rajagopal, Wednesday September 7, 2016”

2016 Fulbright Student Awardees: Sarah Lucas, Lauren Darby, Amanda Kloser, Destinee Gwee, Wednesday July 20, 2016

“Fulbright Scholars Discuss Their Assignments” Watch this program Sarah Lucas is a Ph.D. candidate travelling to study and research in Hungary on Bartók’s First Piano Concerto using manuscripts, letters, scores and newspapers found only in the Bartók Archive an d Széchényi Library. She will use her research to better understand patterns of cultural exchange betweenContinue reading “2016 Fulbright Student Awardees: Sarah Lucas, Lauren Darby, Amanda Kloser, Destinee Gwee, Wednesday July 20, 2016”

Resmiye Oral, Tuesday December 1, 2015

“International Systems Building on Child Protection: From the University of Iowa to Turkey and Beyond…” Watch this program This presentation will summarize the collaboration between the U of I Child Protection Program leadership and numerous universities in Turkey, multiple ministries including the Ministries of Health, Justice, Education, Interior, and Social Services, and non-governmental organizations. TheContinue reading “Resmiye Oral, Tuesday December 1, 2015”

Jennifer Blair, Wednesday November 18, 2015

“Crossing Cultural Lines and Changing Students’ Minds: Tippie’s International Buddies Program” Watch this program In 2014 the Tippie College of Business was home to 498 international students, with a further 691 declared as pre-business majors.  Together, these students constitute around 22% of the business and pre-business population at the University of Iowa.  The rise inContinue reading “Jennifer Blair, Wednesday November 18, 2015”

Quinn Hejlik, Julia Julstrom-Agoyo, Daniel Goering, Tuesday July 21, 2015

 “2015-2016 Fulbright Scholars Discuss Their Plans” Watch this program  The Fulbright award is one of the most prestigious academic award in the world. Established to increase global perspective between the US and other countries via exchange of students, through an exclusive application process those awarded represent the best international scholars. This year the University of Iowa hadContinue reading “Quinn Hejlik, Julia Julstrom-Agoyo, Daniel Goering, Tuesday July 21, 2015”