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Update: IRIS’s role in newly restructured YES Program

Christelle Enega is IRIS's YES Program Coordinator. In this post, she explains the changes to the (newly titled) Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Program and outlines IRIS's role in the consortium that will administer the program....

From the Executive Director: In Memoriam

IRIS is saddened to report the passing of one of the alumni of our Nigerian Women in Leadership group. Rachael Adanchin of Bokkos in Plateau State, Nigeria, passed away last week in her home....

Global Kilimanjaro Bowl: Partners gather in Iowa

On October 23, representatives from the CONADEIP Mexican All-Star team gathered at Drake University to meet with university officials as well as representatives from IRIS and Global Football....

Cultivating peace through education in Southern Sudan

In 2007, IRIS began an initiative with Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, and the University of Juba in Juba, Sudan, to develop a curriculum that would focus on peace, gender and pluralistic concepts in order to address the critical need for peace education in...