The University of Iowa

Chris Voss

Chris is a former lead FBI negotiator and dynamic speaker who debunks the biggest myths of negotiation. Chris engages all groups with captivating stories, insights, useful tips for business and everyday life, and interactive audience participation. Chris has lectured on negotiation at business schools across the country and has been seen on ABC, CBS, CNN, Fox News, and Forbes. Chris’s keynotes are based on his book, Never Split The Difference.

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CANCELED: An Evening with Judy Heumann: Internationally Renowned Disability Rights Advocate

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Judy Heumann and Tom Harkin event has been canceled. We hope to reschedule the event for a later date. As information becomes available, we will post it on both the UI Lecture Committee and Hancher websites.

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2022 Presidential Lecture

The 2022 Presidential Lecture will be a signature event in the University of Iowa's 175th anniversary, showcasing the UI's excellence in discovery and learning and bringing the knowledge of the our highest-achieving faculty to the campus and community. To commemorate this institutional milestone, three distinguished scholars from areas of special renown at the UI will each speak, followed by a moderated discussion. There will be a public reception immediately following.


Steve Kroft

Steve Kroft joined 60 Minutes in May 1989 and delivered his first report that fall. Few journalists have achieved the impact and recognition that Kroft’s work has generated on the most watched news program on television.