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Why I Came Back to Iowa

Faith Aruwan (YES alumna 2012-2013, Nigeria, hosted by American Councils in Cedar Falls, IA) first came to Iowa as an exchange student. She left after

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An Exchange Experience to Remember

Ruth (current YES student, Ghana, hosted by IRIS) has been a wonderful student ambassador for her home country of Ghana since she arrived. This month,

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Building Bridges by Sharing Cultures

Learning about another country and its culture in high school isn’t something regularly in the curriculum. Even after high school, classes about other nations are

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YES Students in Art

Where do you find your inspiration? What does it turn into? For two of our YES students, their inspiration comes from people and experiences in

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Haider’s Year Abroad

IRIS thanks all of our host families past and present for giving our YES students the opportunity of a year abroad. Your generosity and kindness

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