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University of Iowa News Release

Oct. 7, 2004

Entries Sought For International Programs Photo Contest By Oct. 15

University of Iowa students are invited to participate in the Third Annual University of Iowa International Programs Photo Contest with the theme, "Show Us the World Through Your Eyes." The photo contest coincides with the celebration of International Education Week Nov. 15-19. The contest is open to all UI international students and study abroad participants. The deadline to submit entries is Friday, Oct. 15.

Contest winners will be honored at a reception in The Gallery Space on the first floor lobby of the Iowa Memorial Union from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 12.

The purpose of the photo contest is to promote international awareness and understanding through pictorial representations. The two submission categories are, a: international student views of the United States; and b: study abroad participant impressions of the international world.

The following are guidelines for photo submissions:

--E-mail the high-resolution image(s) to and leave an 8"x10" print(s), matted or unmatted, with the receptionist located at 28 International Center. The print version will be used for reproduction

--Include a completed entry form and signed waiver with each submission. Entry forms and waivers are available at

--Each entrant may submit a maximum of two photos.

At the reception in The Gallery Space on Nov. 12, prizes will be presented to the winner and runner up in each category. The award-winning photos and other select entries will be on display in The Gallery Space throughout the month of November.

For more information on the photo contest, contact Autumn Tallman Picazo in the UI Office for Study Abroad, International Programs, at or (319) 335-0353.

International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn and exchange experiences in the United States.

International Programs consists of a number of offices, centers, degree programs, academic programs, research projects and services. Organized under the associate provost for academic programs and dean of International Programs, these units serve to further internationalize the campus and community and promote global scholarship, research and teaching.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

CONTACTS: Media: Lois Gray, 319-335-2026,; Program: Autumn Tallman Picazo,; Writer: Po Li Loo