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 benefits of international education and exchange […]


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 essay (no cover pages please) should […]

M. Hanna ’18 – Full Circle in “116 Days”

El Turó de la Rovira, on my last day in Barcelona Full circle  During my last weekend in Barcelona, I woke up early every day. I ate my typical breakfast—an orange and a Magdalena (a type of muffin) from the jar on my host mom’s kitchen counter. I rode down the elevator, nodding and smiling […]