Ann Knudson

UI faculty and staff benefit from grant-writing assistance

Thursday, March 17, 2022
The International Programs (IP) grants office assists faculty and staff in the development of grant proposals for external funding in support of their research, teaching, and service goals—especially those related to the mission of International Programs.

In the news: Fulbright scholars return home after their trips abroad were cut short by COVID-19 spread

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
At least two 2019-20 Fulbright Scholars returned home after the program asked them to evacuate amid the spread of the novel coronavirus. Both returned to the U.S. unemployed and uncertain about what the future holds for them.

UI student Michael Parisi-Mercado awarded Fulbright for research in Romania

Friday, March 29, 2019
Michael J. Parisi Mercado, Doctor of Pharmacy and Master of Public Health candidate at the University of Iowa, is the winner of a Fulbright Research Award in Public Health to Romania for 2019-20

International Scholarships, Grants, and Fellowships Open House Sept. 29, 2016

Friday, August 26, 2016
Are you interested in the possibility of international study, research, or teaching? Please join International Programs for our International Scholarships, Grants, and Fellowships Open House to learn how you can apply for different types of merit-based awards.

Gilman International Scholarship info sessions start Feb. 4

Monday, January 25, 2016
Looking to make your study abroad experience a bit more affordable? Apply for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship! The Gilman scholarship is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.

Flexibility in the field

Friday, January 8, 2016
Natalia Santos and Ben Scott share insights from their international experiences in Ecuador and Brazil.

UI gets Japanese grant

Monday, October 19, 2015
The Japanese program at the University of Iowa will be seeing several improvements thanks to a $350,000 grant from the Japanese Foundation. Sawako Kojima of the Japanese Consulate in Chicago presented the award to UI Associate Provost and Dean Downing Thomas, who accepted the grant on behalf of the UI on Oct. 16.

Studying diabetes in Bulgaria: Stanley awardee discovers the power of healthy eating

Monday, October 5, 2015
It will not be pills or insulin that will cure these people, it is a strict lifestyle change to a proper diet. I plan on spreading this knowledge to as many people as I can in the hopes that they give themselves a chance at being healthy and happy individuals and getting their life back from the grips of diabetes.

Program at UI State Hygienic Laboratory promotes cultural awareness

Wednesday, January 28, 2015
A store clerk in the Central Services Section at the Ankeny lab, Lovan was among employees who participated in a program to promote cultural understanding among the diverse staff at the lab. University of Iowa’s Human Resources/Staff Language and Culture Services funded the project, “Collaboration between the Lines: Connecting Cultures to Build Bridges between Work Shifts, Management and Staff at the University of Iowa State Hygienic Laboratory."