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Dec. 24, 2008

At A Glance

Fitch named UI associate dean of International Programs

Kristine Fitch, professor of communication studies in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has been named associate dean of International Programs at the University of Iowa, effective Jan. 1.

Fitch assumes the responsibilities previously held by Downing Thomas, who left the position in July 2008 to become interim associate provost and dean of International Programs. As associate dean, Fitch will promote international scholarship and education across campus and in the community; supervise the academic centers, programs and grants office within International Programs; seek enhanced support for faculty research and creative work; and oversee the International Programs curricula, including the international studies undergraduate major and the master of arts degree in international studies.


Pharmacy student Livingston to serve on national advisory group

University of Iowa College of Pharmacy student Stacy Livingston has been named to the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) National Student Advisory Group for the 2008-09 school year.

Livingston, from Des Moines, was one of five students nationwide selected to join the group, whose objectives are to promote careers in health-system pharmacy and membership in ASHP and to evaluate student-member benefits and services.


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