The International Programs’ Major Projects Award  promotes important contributions to scholarly debates and exchanges on international topics, issues, discoveries, and arts. The Major Projects Award encourages activities or endeavors on a broad scale to enhance international knowledge and understanding for University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students. These may take the form of collaborations, symposia, conferences, lecture series, artistic exhibitions, and performance events. Each project is awarded $12,500 and supported through the generosity of the Stanley-UI Foundation Support Organization . See below for a list of recent winning projects.
Who Will Build the 21st Century? – Addressing Critical Demographic Gaps in the Geosciences and Our Ability to Research, Assess and Utilize Our Natural Resources
Reciprocal exchange of training and research on tropical parasitic disease between the University of Iowa and two federal universities in Northeast Brazil
The Latino Midwest
Diasporas and Development
The Future of Multi-Party Democracy in East Africa