College of Dentistry

man and woman with great-grandchild

Full partner

For seven decades, Susan Boyd has been as much a part of UI life as Sandy
Though Sandy Boyd’s accomplishments have been many, his wife, Susan, made her own impact on the life and the history of the University of Iowa. Maybe more so, says Sandy.
sandy boyd standing in front of old cap

Thanking Sandy

Looking back on Sandy Boyd's six-decade career at UI on his retirement
Willard "Sandy" Boyd arrived at the University of Iowa in 1954 and served as professor, provost, and president. Few have left as great a mark on the university as he has in his six decades of service.

College of Dentistry New smiles for five veterans

Julie Holloway, chair of the Department of Prosthodontics, participates in an annual event called National Prosthodontists Awareness Week. Since 2011, Dr. Holloway’s department has used that week to provide free dentures for veterans and those in need who lack dental health benefits.

Honors O'Neill elected to ASDA post, receives ASDA honors

Shaun O'Neill, a second-year dental student at the UI College of Dentistry, was elected as ASDA national board trustee and also received ASDA Citation and Delegate of the Year Awards.
herky in state capitol

Bringing the Old Capitol to the State Capitol

Hawkeye Caucus paints Des Moines rotunda black and gold
Hawkeye Caucus Day brings 85 University of Iowa students representing 50 UI programs to the State Capitol in Des Moines to shake hands and exchange ideas with state legislators.

KCRG UI study sheds light on Iowa's dental workforce

The UI Public Policy Center's four-part study shows something that's happening across the globe. Dentists are nearing retirement. The data showed Iowa dentists 55 and older nearly doubled from 23 percent to 42 percent between 1997 and 2013.

Black and white image of Old Dental

Old Gold: Old Dental, the final extraction

Pentacrest building lingered north of Old Capitol until 1975
The last building removed from the Pentacrest was home to the University of Iowa College of Dentistry from 1895 to 1917. It went on to house several other departments before its demolition in 1975.