University of Iowa


Call for Honorary Degree Nominations, 2019-20

The University of Iowa Honorary Degree Selection Committee seeks nominations for the 2019-2020 academic year. These prestigious awards may be conferred upon individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary achievements in such areas as research, scholarship, education, artistic creation, social activism, human rights, innovation or invention beneficial to society, and humanitarian outreach. Nominations where philanthropy or the possibility of future endowments are the main focus will not be considered. Please note: this award is not conferred posthumously. 

2019 International Impact Award


Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 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.  

Call for applications – Global Curriculum Development Award (2019)

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 1, 2019. For more information:


Kelly M. Kadera

REMINDER: CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards 2019

REMINDER: The University of Iowa Council on Teaching announces the annual Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards and invites nominations for 2018-19.  This award recognizes teaching assistants who have demonstrated outstanding ability as teachers at the University of Iowa. Recipients receive a $1,000 monetary award and a certificate presented at the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards Reception in May of each year.

Major Lecture: The Peril and Promise of Internationalization in the Era of Trump, Brexit, and Global Competition

Please add to your calendar and distribute widely.  This is the fifth lecture in the “Commitment to Internationalization” series and is intended to spark further conversation around our Internationalization Vision.  I hope you will be able to attend.


The University of Iowa is pleased to invite you to a special event in the Commitment to Internationalization lecture series.

The Peril and Promise of Internationalization in the Era of Trump, Brexit, and Global Competition