University of Iowa


Date: 02/14/2014

Through the generous support of the Stanley-UI Foundation Support Organization, the International Programs’ Global Conference Award promotes important contributions to scholarly debates and exchanges on international topics, issues, discoveries, and arts.  Proposals for events that will take place on The University of Iowa campus and that will enhance international knowledge and understanding for University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students and are based on multi- and cross-disciplinary perspectives are currently being solicited.

The deadline is April 15, 2014.

Date: 02/04/2014

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the following February 2014 faculty development opportunities (also available as a pdf):

Date: 01/28/2014

The Provost’s Global Forum is the premier annual event on campus focused on international and global issues.  The Forum brings together experts from the faculty and leading voices from a variety of areas (business, technology, education, politics) to raise awareness about and contribute to debate on the foremost issues in globalization that face us today.  In addition to serving the University of Iowa community broadly, the Forum endeavors to build connections between the University and the state of Iowa, and positions the UI as a national node in discussions of global affairs.

Date: 01/28/2014

Orientation Services is pleased to announce our program dates for 2014 (and early 2015).  All new undergraduate, degree seeking students (first-year and transfer) are required to attend an orientation program prior to registering for their first semester of classes at the university.  Please note that program availability for students varies based on their major.  For detailed information about our programs, please visit our website:

Date: 01/28/2014

cc: Associate Deans for Faculty, Associate Deans for Research, HR Unit Representatives, and Faculty HR Representatives

The following email will be sent on February 3, 2014 to UI employees required to complete an “Annual Disclosure of Outside Professional Activities and Interests.”  Our respective offices have worked together to provide a single eCOI online disclosure portal that will fulfill the annual reporting requirements of the following UI policies:

Date: 01/23/2014

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the following January 2014 faculty development opportunities (also available as a pdf):

Date: 01/22/2014

Thank you for your contributions over the past year!  You have helped internationalize our campus and community, and as a result have made the University of Iowa community a better place.  Take a moment to peruse International Programs’ 2013 Annual Report.

I trust you will continue to be involved in our activities.  Please share your experiences and ideas throughout 2014.

With best wishes for the new year,

Date: 01/15/2014

The University of Iowa is pleased to announce a new series of “lunch and learn” events at the John and Mary Pappajohn Education Center (JMPEC), 1200 Grand Avenue in Des Moines.

UI Executive Vice President and Provost P. Barry Butler will open the series on Tuesday, January 28, with a talk on wind energy, which has emerged as a vital part of Iowa’s energy economy.

The event is free and open to the public, and a light lunch will be served. Please join us!

Date: 01/08/2014

TO:     All Faculty, Staff, and Students

FROM:   Associate Provost Beth Ingram

DATE:   January 2014

RE:     Call for Nominations: The Lola Lopes Award for Undergraduate Student Advocacy

With the Lola Lopes Award for Undergraduate Student Advocacy, the Office of the Provost each year honors a University of Iowa administrator, staff member, or faculty member (in a non-teaching role) who supports undergraduate education and serves as a strong, effective advocate for undergraduate students and the undergraduate experience.

Date: 12/12/2013

Nominations for the 2014 Diversity Catalyst Awards are now being accepted.

Please take time to nominate those in your area who have gone above and beyond the scope of their jobs to promote diversity and inclusion on our campus. This is an excellent opportunity to highlight the work of the people and programs at the University of Iowa by nominating them for one of these prestigious awards.