The University of Iowa


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. 

Date: 11/26/2013

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the following December 2013 faculty development opportunities (also available via downloadable .pdf at:

Date: 11/19/2013

Faculty Colleagues:

I am pleased to announce the launch of the University of Iowa Informatics Initiative (UI^3), at the center of which is the newest interdisciplinary faculty hiring effort under the UI Cluster Hire Initiative.

The ultimate goal of the initiative will be to bring together faculty and staff to conduct leading-edge informatics research and discovery, and also partner with researchers and teachers across campus whose work depends on the creation, evaluation, and utilization of large amounts of digital information. 

Date: 11/14/2013

Please help spread the word about the following campus-wide faculty development opportunities in November.  A calendar of these events is also available via downloadable .pdf at:

Date: 10/21/2013

DEADLINE:              Monday, February 3, 2014

We are writing to invite nominations for the President and Provost Award for Teaching Excellence.  Three clinical-track or tenure-track faculty members and one instructor in a lecturer, visiting faculty, or adjunct faculty position will receive the awards in recognition of their sustained high level of teaching excellence.  Each award carries a $3,000 honorarium.

Date: 10/21/2013

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the following October 2013 faculty development opportunities (also available via downloadable .pdf at

October 22:  An Editor’s Perspective – Part three (of three): How to Publish Your Academic Article (NCFDD Online Tele-workshop)

Date: 10/21/2013

Faculty and Staff Colleagues:

Each spring, we celebrate "Phil's Day," an event that helps raise awareness and appreciation of the power of private support (PHILanthropy).  Starting today and continuing through November 1, we are launching a new program to celebrate and encourage philanthropy among our own faculty and staff: "We Are Phil."

Date: 10/15/2013

The University of Iowa’s Military and Veteran Student Services in the Center for Diversity and Enrichment, in partnership with the University of Iowa Veterans Association (UIVA) student group, is hosting a full day of Veteran Vitality events for Veterans Day, November 11, 2013.