Announcements

Date: 05/03/2017

Please share this information below regarding post-doctoral opportunities for recent Ph.D. graduates and graduating Ph.D. students through the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program.

Fulbright postdoctoral grantees gain critical research skills, build networks and add important international experience to their CVs.

Date: 05/01/2017

Join us in recognizing 1,078 faculty and staff members identified by this year's graduating seniors for making a positive difference in their lives during their time at the University of Iowa. Faculty and staff will be listed by name in a full-page ad in the May 3rd edition of the Daily Iowan, and you can also find a copy of the list at uiowa.edu/assessment/ui-senior-exit-survey. Thank you for everything you do to support our students!

Date: 04/28/2017

The collective bargaining process affecting graduate assistant employees between UE Local 896/COGS and the Board of Regents has concluded. It is important to note that until the current COGS contract expires on June 30, 2017, its terms of employment and benefits will remain in effect. Wages is the only provision contained in the 2017-19 collective bargaining agreement. The new two year contract (2017-19) provides graduate student employees minimum and returning salary rate increases of 1.1% each year.

Date: 04/21/2017

Faculty and Staff Colleagues:

Next week we celebrate our generous UI donors with an annual series of campus-wide events highlighting the impact of their philanthropy ("Phil") and raising awareness on campus about the importance of private support in our public university.

Instead of just one "Phil's Day" this year, we've planned a weeklong series of events--and I hope you will join in! (See below for event details.)

Date: 04/13/2017

The Office of the Provost invites you to participate in a webinar and campus discussion about Search Advocates-Promoting Diversity and Mitigating Bias on University Search Committees, Thursday, May 18th, noon-2:00 p.m. in 1117 UCC (International Programs). The webinar will be streamed live from noon-1:00 p.m. and a discussion about next steps for our campus will immediately follow.

Date: 04/05/2017

The Global Curriculum Development Award provides up to $3,000 to faculty who create new undergraduate courses, or substantially revise existing ones, in order to integrate international or global perspectives into an undergraduate major. Applications are due on May 5, 2017, For more information: https://international.uiowa.edu/funding/faculty/awards/ip-funding/curriculum-development.

Thanks,
Downing

Date: 03/22/2017

As you know, the annual University of Iowa Provost’s Global Forum brings together faculty experts and leading international voices from a variety of fields to inspire discussions of global affairs.

Date: 03/21/2017

The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA) requires that UI students have information (titles, ISBNs, and retail pricing) about required and recommended textbooks and course materials before they register for classes. Course materials under the HEOA include access codes, e-books, course packets, clickers, and lab supplies. Early registration for fall 2017 courses is scheduled for April 10-21, 2017.

Date: 03/20/2017

Colleagues,

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 International Impact Award.

The International Impact Award recognizes distinguished alumni and other individuals with significant ties to the UI who have made important contributions internationally or, in the case of international alumni, abroad in their home countries.

Date: 03/20/2017

On behalf of the Chief Diversity Office, we would like to congratulate the 2016-2017 Diversity Catalyst Award Winners:

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