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Dr. Buckwalter to Receive Prestigious UI Award

Dr. Kathleen “Kitty” Buckwalter (BSN ’71, MA ’76) has been selected to receive the University of Iowa’s Distinguished Alumni Award.

Professor Emeritus Buckwalter, along with other recipients, will be recognized for this accomplishment at the 2012 Distinguished Alumni Awards luncheon and ceremony on June 9, 2012. This award is the Alumni Association’s highest honor.

Dr. Buckwalter, who has been with the college for more than 30 years, is an invaluable pioneer in the field of geriatric nursing. A great deal of her highly acclaimed research has focused on improving mental health services for the elderly.

The 2012 Distinguished Alumni Awards luncheon and ceremony will be held on Saturday, June 9, from noon to 2:15 p.m. at the Levitt Center for University Advancement. For registration and ticket information, please contact Jan Rigotti at 319-335-3245.

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Each year since 1963, the University of Iowa Alumni Association has presented accomplished alumni and friends with the association's highest honor—the Distinguished Alumni Award. To best recognize individuals selected for service or for achievement, awards are presented in six categories: Achievement, Service, Hickerson Recognition, Faculty/Staff, Young Alumni, and Friend of the University. More information is available at

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Feb 15th, 2012