The C. Walter Clark Award is presented to a graduating senior majoring in Politics who has demonstrated outstanding academic accomplishment and intellectual curiosity, and an exceptional willingness to engage new and complex political issues and ideas. 

List of C. Walter Clark Award Winners

The Elsworth P. Woods Prize is given annually to an outstanding senior majoring in International Relations.

List of Elsworth P. Woods Prize Winners

ArtSci News
October 20, 2016
The Comparison Project will present the third event in its 2016–2017 series on death and dying. A community interfaith dialogue on Oct. 27 will feature representatives of three different refugee religions in Des Moines.