College of Public Health

Graduates take photo in front of the Old Capitol.

Celebrating commencement

Sights and sounds from spring 2015 commencement weekend
This past weekend, thousands of UI students were joined by faculty, staff, and families as they celebrated their educational milestone at commencement ceremonies around campus.
Students in cap and gown at graduation

University of Iowa graduates to celebrate commencement

Ceremonies begin May 14; wrap in early June
About 5,100 University of Iowa students will mark educational milestones as they receive their degrees at spring 2015 commencement ceremonies. Ceremonies begin Thursday, May 14, with the College of Pharmacy commencement and end Friday, June 5, with the College of Dentistry. All other ceremonies will be held May 15-16.
Phil Was Here sign on the Pentacrest

Phil was...everywhere!

Fourth annual Phil's Day highlights the impact of philanthropy on campus
There’s no other day during the school year when philanthropy—nicknamed “Phil” by the University of Iowa Foundation’s Student Philanthropy Initiative—is more visible than on Phil’s Day, which took place on Thursday, April 30—the fourth annual celebration of philanthropy on the UI campus.
Dan Reed speaks at an awards ceremony

Office of Research and Economic Development Celebrating Excellence awards recognize discovery, innovation

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development held its Celebrating Excellence: Discovery and Innovation Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, April 28. The annual event recognizes faculty, staff, postdoctoral scholars/fellows, graduate students, undergraduate students, and mentors who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments to research in their field.

Iowa Board of Regents April 23 roundup

Board officially names Robillard UI interim President
Following are highlights from the Iowa Board of Regents meeting Thursday, April 23, at the School for the Deaf in Council Bluffs.
students working together in the college of public health

UI to offer bachelor's degree in public health

First Regents institution with undergraduate public health major
Beginning fall 2016, the University of Iowa will offer bachelor’s degrees in public health, the first Board of Regents institution to offer an undergraduate major in the field. The degree program is expected to help meet Iowa’s need for public health trained professionals who can directly support citizens’ health.
Iowa Now Minute - 4/23/15

Iowa Now Minute - 4/23/15

Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
This week on Iowa Now Minute features The Bachelor, a shark, and a top 10 draft pick.
mckenzie wallace working with patient

The Student Experience: McKenzie Wallace

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.
Senator Joe Bolkcom speaks to UI students

Painting the State Capitol black and gold

Annual Hawkeye Caucus brings UI presence to Des Moines
Hawkeye Caucus Day is a major, once-a-year gathering of University of Iowa students, university leaders, and state legislators, showcasing the university’s commitment to statewide service.

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