Monday, November 23, 2020

Sarah Lande, a lifelong proponent of citizen diplomacy and key figure in the history of Iowa's relationship with China, and Patrick and Susan Keefe, whose commitment to serving the health needs of under-resourced and marginalized communities has taken them to many parts of the U.S. and the world, are the recipients of the UI's 2020 International Impact Award. UI President Bruce Harreld and International Programs Associate Provost and Dean Russell Ganim presented the International Impact Awards during the November 16 WorldCanvass, the official kick-off for the UI celebration of International Education Week (November 16-20).  Recognition was also given to Mishma Nixon and Nicholas Stroup, recipients of the UI's Global Student Awards


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Recording (with captions)


Panelists from the Nov 16 2020 WorldCanvass program
WorldCanvass host Joan Kjaer (center) with panelists from the program "Iowa in the World: Personal Commitment/Global Impact," (clockwise from upper left) Donald Letendre, dean, UI College of Pharmacy; UI President Bruce Harreld; award recipient Sarah Lande; award recipient Mishma Nixon; Russell Ganim, dean, International Programs; award recipient Nicholas Stroup; Dimy Doresca, director, UI Institute for International Business, award recipients Patrick and Susan Keefe