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November 17 WorldCanvass features International Impact Award and internationalization in higher ed

<b>Howard Kerr</b>, a native Iowan, 1960 graduate of the UI, and former naval commander and advisor to U.S. presidents, has been named the 2016 recipient of the International Impact Award. <b>UI Provost Barry Butler and Associate Provost</b> and <b>Dean of International Programs Downing Thomas</b> will present the award to Kerr at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 17, as part of the television/radio/internet program WorldCanvass. Also appearing on WorldCanvass to discuss the challenges and opportunities offered by increasing internationalization in higher education will be <b>Ellen Hazelkorn, policy advisor to the Higher Education Authority, Ireland,</b> and <b>Barbara McFadden Allen, executive director of the Big 10 Academic Alliance.</b> The program takes place in the Recital Hall of the Voxman Music Building from 7:30-9:00 p.m. No tickets are required and the public is invited to enjoy a pre-show reception from 6:30-7:30.