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Marie Culpepper earns Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

The University of Iowa Council on Teaching named 29 teaching assistants as recipients of the 2021 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. These awards have been given annually since 1988 to a select group of graduate teaching assistants who have effectively promoted learning and creativity both inside and outside the classroom while demonstrating enthusiasm and dedication to student success.

Anny-Dominique Curtius earns Graduate College Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award

On Wednesday, May 4th, Anny-Dominique Curtius will be recognized by the Graduate College as an impressive and accomplished mentor to graduate students. The Graduate College recognizes by stating: "Your mentoring continues to have profound impacts on your students both present and past. It was also clear the outstanding research and career guidance that you provide to your students as well as the positive impact you have on students from underrepresented backgrounds."

Q&A with Hadley Galbraith, 2021 Global Student Award Winner

Hadley Galbraith is a recipient of the 2021 Global Student Award, which recognizes one undergraduate and one graduate student who are leaders deeply engaged in international education on campus or abroad. Hadley is a PhD student (French and francophone world studies) from Topeka, Kansas.

Dare to Discover:  Roland Koku Gamia, Ph.D. student, French and Francophone World Studies Explores early African feminism

“Koku is now working on a highly innovative project that promises to make a significant contribution to the field of Francophone Studies. His dissertation examines representations of women in the sub-Saharan African novel from the pre- and post-independence decades, that is, the 1950s and 1960s.” – Roxanna Curto, Associate Professor of French and Spanish