hancher construction scenes
Images from past few months make 2016 seem so close yet so far away
Roughly a year away from completion, Hancher has seen rapid progression over the past few months. Through these photos, take a tour of how the auditorium has progressed since December and get excited for the not-too-distant future.
mckenzie wallace working with patient
Family friend's death influenced research pursuit at Iowa
The impact of a family friend's death from Huntington disease led McKenzie Wallace to later study the disease at the University of Iowa. Wallace jumped into research early in her undergraduate career, and has also branched off into maternal health.
Jeffrey Ding
Junior Jeffrey Ding wins 2015 Truman, Udall Scholarships
Caring about people and the planet has earned University of Iowa junior Jeffrey Ding two national recognitions—2015 Truman and Udall Scholarships. Ding, who is pursuing majors in economics, political science, and Chinese, will intern this summer with the U.S. Department of State.
Campus, community to discuss sexual assault prevention efforts, best practices
The University of Iowa will host “It’s On Us" sexual violence education summit on Wednesday, April 22. The free event is open to all UI students, staff, faculty, as well as community members.
Xela Weber, 6, of Galena, Ill., signs her name to a special purple beam set aside just for patients and families of University of Iowa Children’s Hospital
UI Children’s Hospital invites public to once-in-a-lifetime opportunity April 25
The exterior of the new University of Iowa Children’s Hospital is nearly complete. Everyone is invited to make their mark by signing the final steel beams to be placed at the top of the building Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Krause Plaza at Kinnick Stadium.
students in law room
Law course helps build connections, dialogue with international students
A unique University of Iowa law course has created an opportunity for Iowa students to build relationships with their counterparts on the other side of the world.
Daymond John
'Shark Tank' star's visit is part of Hawkeye Innovation Summit April 23
Daymond John, founder of the FUBU urban apparel company and star of ABC-TV’s “Shark Tank” will give a lecture on the UI campus Thursday, April 23. Following the lecture, he’ll be part of a panel of venture capitalists who, in Shark Tank style, will hear pitches from four student entrepreneurs.
Christopher (C.J.) Winters
Campus recognizes nine students for outstanding performance in campus jobs
Christopher (C.J.) Winters, a lab assistant in the UI Carver College of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine, is the State of Iowa and University of Iowa campus student employee of the year. He’s one of nine UI students recognized for exemplary performance in campus jobs during National Student Employment Week.
Two skulls show how chins have become pointier.
University of Iowa researchers contend chin comes from evolution, not mechanical forces
Why are modern humans the only species with chins? UI researchers say it's not due to mechanical forces, such as chewing, but may lie in our evolution: As our faces became smaller, it exposed the bony prominence at the lowest part of our heads. Results in the Journal of Anatomy.
Arrest is tied to crime alert issued on Sunday, Feb. 1
University of Iowa Police have arrested one person in connection with multiple burglary reports in the Quadrangle Residence Hall earlier this year.
Cantus group shot
Hancher program features music from around the world
The University of Iowa’s Hancher will present the male vocal ensemble Cantus at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Iowa City.
Weather permitting, University of Iowa Landscape Services crews intend to conduct a controlled burn on the Mormon Handcart Park property north of the Recreational Services soccer fields on Friday, April 17, beginning at approximately 8:30 a.m.
Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
Get your University of Iowa news and information in just 60 seconds. This week we find out why humans have chins, learn about the State of Iowa Student Employee of the Year, and a new Hancher performance.
Hawkeye Lunch and Learn event set for April 28 in Des Moines
Bob McMurray (psychology, linguistics, and communication sciences and disorders) will present "From the pristine lab to the noisy classroom, and back again: How the cognitive science of learning can impact teaching, and how the classroom can impact cognitive science" at the next Hawkeye Lunch and Learn event in Des Moines.
As the University of Iowa moves forward with the Board of Regents’ TIER (Transparent Inclusive Efficiency Review) project, the UI TIER leadership team is committed to keeping the campus informed on the latest developments in connection with the initiative
International experts on automotive transportation will discuss the future of driving and riding in autonomous vehicles during a public seminar and panel discussion Friday, April 17, at the University of Iowa.
jackson pollock's mural hanging in sioux city
'Mural' exhibition featuring several UIMA pieces heads to Venice
Jackson Pollock’s "Mural," Iowa's most famous painting and one of the world's most significant and iconic Modern masterpieces, will soon head to Italy for the prestigious Venice Art Biennale along with nearly two dozen works of art as part of an exhibition titled “Jackson Pollock’s 'Mural': Energy Made Visible.”
Chris Soules
Event hosted by UI Iowa Hawkeyes football team raises money for UI Children's Hospital
Celebrity Chris Soules will join Kirk Ferentz and the Iowa football team to help raise money for the UI Children's Hospital during the fifth annual Ladies Football Academy June 6.
Jude West
Known as 'The Henry Kissinger of the University of Iowa'
A public memorial luncheon for Jude West, long-time University of Iowa business professor and champion of Iowa non-profit organizations who died Monday, will be held Friday, April 17, at noon, at the University Club.