Dani Jauregui: teaching abroad

Danielle Jauregui, IWU alumna of 2013, Hispanic Studies and Sociology double major. After Dani graduated from IWU she moved to Granada, Spain where she worked as a teaching assistant in a public primary school through the Spanish Ministry of Education’s English language assistants program. Then she taught in Costa Rica...

Selena Shen – 1st place IEW Essay Writing Contest Winner!

Selena Shen, ’18 is an international student, international studies and history double major. Selena studied in Pembroke College, Oxford University, England for a year, 2016-2017. Read her story! The Magic of Language I still have a fresh memory about a sentence which my high school English teacher had said, “English...

2nd Place IEW Essay Contest Winner: Aida Cheung

     Meet Aida Cheung, our 2nd Place winner for International Education Week (November 13-17)! Aida is a IS and HIS double major student here at IWU. She spent a semester abroad at KEIO University, Japan, Tokyo,during spring of 2017. International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate the...

ESSAY WRITING CONTEST

ESSAY WRITING CONTEST~International Education Week (IEW) PRIZE: 1st Place wins $100; Runner Up wins $50 ELIGIBILITY: Must be an international student OR have participated in a one semester or one year-long study abroad program. ESSAY INSTRUCTIONS: Submissions must be 800-1000 words typed/double-spaced, with 12-point font, and 1-inch margins.  The first page of your...

M. Hanna ’18 – No Rondan Zagales in “116 Days”

Ya no te rondan zagales-The ruins of Belchite, Spain An eerie silence hangs in the air. We are standing in the town of Belchite—only it is not a town, but a wreckage, a collection of rubble and memories of civilization. It had been destroyed, bombed into nothingness during the...