Past Recipients of the Award for Innovative International Initiatives

Through the Award for Innovative International Initiatives, the Global Programs and Strategy Alliance recognizes faculty and staff for their contributions to further the internationalization of the University of Minnesota.


Paul Glewwe

College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences, Twin Cities


AgEcon Search

Department of Applied Economics, University Libraries, Twin Cities


Office for International Initiatives

College of Education and Human Development, Twin Cities


Carol Flaten and Chris Mueller

School of Nursing, Twin Cities

Dave Golden and Communications Team

Boynton Health, Twin Cities


Hijab Initiative

Karen Kaler, U of M Bookstores, U of M Women's Center, Twin Cities

Nanette Hanks

Assistant Dean for Curriculum, College of Liberal Arts, Twin Cities


Brian Dingmann and Katy Smith

Math, Science, and Technology Department, Crookston

Sharon Dzik

Office of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity, Office for Student Affairs, Twin Cities


Chung-En (Anny) Lin

Associate Academic Adviser, Undergraduate Program, Carlson School of Management, Twin Cities

Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL)

Thomas Nechodomu, Melissa Falldin, Treden Wagoner, and Marina Aleixo (College of Education and Human Development), Twin Cities



Fred Rose, Brian Bell, and Lewis Gilbert (Institute on the Environment) and Julian Marshall (College of Science and Engineering), Twin Cities

Tricia Todd

Assistant Director, Health Careers Center (Academic Health Center), Twin Cities