Sally Mason greeting reception guests.
Levitt Center hosts farewell reception for President Mason and her husband
See photos from the farewell reception for UI President Sally Mason and her husband, Professor Ken Mason.
14 accomplished recipients honored
On June 13, 2015, the University of Iowa Alumni Association (UIAA) awarded Distinguished Alumni Awards, its highest honor, to 14 esteemed recipients.
iPads with infant photos and assorted baby items
UI researchers hope their study will influence interactive education apps
A team of University of Iowa researchers studied more than 200 YouTube videos of infants and toddlers using tablets and found that most showed a moderate ability to use the devices.
As the UI moves forward with the Iowa Board of Regents’ TIER project, campus leaders are committed to keeping colleagues informed. Here are the latest developments across academic and business cases.
Death notices for current and retired UI employees. Links to online obituaries provided when available.
Stanley Plumly
Maryland's state Poet Laureate has been awarded the largest annual cash prize in English-language literary criticism by the UI for his most recent book.
After two trials and several appeals spanning the course of the last six years, a jury has ruled that former University of Iowa College of Law Dean Carolyn Jones did not discriminate against Teresa Manning (formerly Teresa Wagner) for her political views or affiliations.
Telephonic meeting to be live-streamed
The University of Iowa Presidential Search and Screen Committee will hold a telephonic meeting on Thursday, July 2, from noon to 1 pm. Live audio streaming during the meeting and a recording upon its conclusion will be available.
David Drake to serve as advocate for athletes, university
University of Iowa President Sally Mason has appointed David Drake to serve as one of two representatives who advise the president, monitor compliance with student athlete eligibility and other National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules, and serve as the UI’s institutional voice at national meetings and conferences.
First-of-its-kind study at University of Iowa's National Advanced Driving Simulator shows how marijuana and marijuana with alcohol impact driving
A new study conducted at the University of Iowa’s National Advanced Driving Simulator has found drivers who use alcohol and marijuana together weave more on a virtual roadway than drivers who use either substance independently. However, the cocktail of alcohol and marijuana does not double the effect of the impairment.
presentation of Healthy Iowa Award
The University of Iowa has been recognized with a Healthy Iowa Award
The University of Iowa was among nine recipients June 18 of the Healthy Iowa Award given each year by the Iowa Department of Public Health and the Healthiest State Initiative.
The University of Iowa was recognized by as one of the top 25 public universities nationally for having one of the lowest student loan default rates. The UI was ranked as the 12th best public university with the lowest student default rate out of more than 700 public universities.
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
'Raise the Beam' event opens the door to next phase of UI Children's Hospital construction
Patients, families, construction crews and hospital staff celebrated the "topping off" of the new University of Iowa Children's Hospital building with a month filled with events that let everyone leave their mark on the new building.