External Relations General Overview
Dean Downing A. Thomas Meet the Dean Downing A. Thomas Associate Provost and Dean of International Programs He is associate provost for academic affairs and dean of International Programs and a professor in the UI's French and Italian Department in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
International Programs • International Programs (IP) functions as a catalyst for internationalization and a hub for international activities at the University of Iowa • IP provides support for internationally-oriented teaching, research, creative work and community engagement.
International Programs Services offered by International Programs: • International Student and Scholar Services • Study Abroad advising • Academic Support/Network through IP Centers and Programs • Communications and Relations Services • Grants and Funding support • Sign and oversee external agreements (MOUs)
IP Academic Centers, Programs & Institutes • African Studies Program • Caribbean, Diaspora, and Atlantic Studies • Center for Asian and Pacific Studies • European Studies Group • Global Health Studies Program • Latin American Studies Program • South Asian Studies Program • Confucius Institute • King Sejong Institute
IP Grant Support • Ann Knudson, Grant Administrator for IP, CLAS (Arts & Humanities), & Vice President for Research (VPR) • External Funding includes: • Fellowship • Grants – Institutional or Programmatic • Internal Funding includes: • IP Grants • VPR Grants • Etc.
IP Grant Support • Services provided by Grant Administrator: • Internal routing (UIRIS e-routing for DSP) • Reminders on Compliance Questions (IRB; COI; Export Controls) • Proofreading narratives • Review application guidelines • Developing budgets (for grants, fellowships and LOIs) • Grant submissions via Division of Sponsored Programs (DSP) • DSP will not submit grants until the UIRIS routing is complete • Grant Writing • Funding searches • Getting to know a faculty interests and professional goals • Working with DSP (provides great search support)
How to Connect with IP Step 1: Contact Dean Downing Thomas to learn about IP Centers & faculty networks [ email@example.com ] Step 2: Join IP Mailing List: • IP-AFFILIATES@LIST.UIOWA.EDU - Faculty with an interest in or affiliation with International Programs. • IP-ANNOUNCEMENT@LIST.UIOWA.EDU - Events with an international focus in the Iowa City area • NOTE: Email Ann Knudson if you are interested in being put on one or both of these lists [ firstname.lastname@example.org ] Contact Ann Knudson with any questions you have.
International Programs • More information: • http://international.uiowa.edu