Catalyst Award Recipients

Individual Recipients​

2016

Lan Samantha Chang, M.F.A., Director, Iowa Writer’s Workshop
Jason Daniel-Ulloa, MPH Ph.D., Assistant Research Scientist, Community and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health
Michael Hill, Ph.D., Associate Professor, English and African American Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Tina Tootle, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Carver College of Medicine

2015

Jennifer Blair, Assistant Director for Global Community Engagement, Tippie College of Business
Robin Clark-Bennett, Labor Educator, Labor Center
Malik S. Henfield, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Program Coordinator, School Counseling and Counselor Education and Supervision, College of Education
Jefri L. Palermo, Development Specialist, School of Social Work

2014

Motier F. Haskins, MSW, Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Social Work
David M. Lubaroff, Ph.D., Associate Director, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center and Professor, Departments of Urology and Microbiology

2013

Brad M. Brunick, Psy.D., Staff Psychologist, University Counseling Service
Jake Christensen, B.A., Senior Admission Counselor, Office of Admissions
Katie Imborek, M.D., and Nicole L. Nisly, M.D., co-Directors, Iowa River Landing LGBTQ Clinic, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Tonya Peeples, Ph.D., Professor, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering/Director, Ethnic Inclusion Effort for Iowa Engineering, University of Iowa College of Engineering

2012

Michael Anderson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Genetics/Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, College of Medicine
Daniel F. Eberl, Ph.D., Professor, Biology and Otolaryngology, and Director of the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Genetics, College of Medicine
Patrick A. Dolan, Jr., Ph.D., Lecturer, Rhetoric Department

2011

Kathryn Chaloner, Professor, Department of Biostatistics, College of Public Health

2010

Thomas Weingeist, M.D., Ph.D., Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

2008

John Achrazoglou, Director, Educational Technology Center, College of Education

2007

Rachel Garza Carreon, Outreach, Recruitment & Research Librarian, University Libraries
Kathleen Kemp, Program Administrator & Admissions Coordinator, School of Social Work

2006

Judie Hermsen, Senior Assistant Director, University Human Resources
Vanessa Shelton, Director, IHSPA/Summer Journalism Workshops, School of Journalism and Mass Communications

2005

Carolyn Colvin, Associate Dean, College of Education
Tess Judge-Ellis, Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Nursing

2004

Victor Rodgers, Professor, College of Engineering

2003

Diana Davies, Director, International Programs
Adrienne Drapkin, Director, Medical Museum

2002

Barbara Muller, Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, Carver College of Medicine
Virginia Woodard, Office Of Student Affairs and Curriculum, Carver College Of Medicine

2001

Akwasi Agyeman Boateng, Supervisor, Food and Nutrition Services, UI Hospitals and Clinics
Eugene Madison, Professor, Department of Mathematics

2000

Raul Curto, Executive Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mickey Eliason, Associate Professor, College of Nursing

1999

Billie Townsend, Liberal Arts and Sciences Administration

Department/Group Awards​

2014

Division of Student Life Multicultural Work Group

2010

REACH: Realizing Educational and Career Hopes

2008

Iowa Edge, Program Initiative Award
Women's Resource and Action Center (WRAC)

2007

Women in Science & Engineering (WISE) Graduate/Postdoctoral Workshop Series

2005

Power Plant Diversity Task Force

2004

Men in Nursing Task Force, College of Nursing

2003

Philip G. Hubbard Law School Preparation Program

2002

Iowa Biosciences Advantage Program
School of Social Work

2001

Department of Theatre Arts

2000

Graduate College

1999

Department of Mathematics

Student Organization Awards​

2010

Engineers Without Borders

2006

Partners for Success, Carver College of Medicine Student National Medical Association (SNMA) Mentoring Program

2005

UI Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Allied Union (GLBTAU)

2004

Indian Cultural Association

Individual Student Awards

2016

Cindy Ann Kilgo, Ph.D., Higher Education and Student Affairs, College of Education

2015

Tawanda Carson Owens, Ph.D., Afro American Cultural Center Manager

2014

Michael Considine, Senior Airman, 185th Air National Guard in Sioux City, IA and President, University of Iowa Veterans’ Association
Anthony Ferguson, Jr., Assistant District Director, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and President and Founder- Young, Black, and Educated

2013

Sauvik Goswami, University of Iowa Student Government

2012

stef shuster, M.A., Sociology

2012

Kyla R. Djannie, College of Law and Darcelle A. Skeete, College of Law

2010

Theodore J. Patton, College of Law

2008

Jimmy Reyes, College of Nursing

2007

Katie Imborek, Carver College of Medicine Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual orgainization MEDIQS

2006

Amina Mahmood, Department of Psychological and Quantitative Foundation

2004

Amber Keller, Carver College of Medicine

Distinguished Catalyst Award Recognition

2016

Valerie S. Garr, Diversity and Supplemental Instruction Coordinator, College of Nursing

2012

Leonard Sandler, J.D., Clinical Professor of Law, College of Law

2007

Willie 'Fred' Mims, Associate Director of Athletics for Student Services and Compliance, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics

Individual Diversity Practitioner Awards

2010

Helen Park Jameson, Office of International Students and Scholars