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Always a good time to be Phil

We are Phil buttons on a denim jacket

Oct. 13-17 marked the second annual We Are Phil giving appeal for University of Iowa faculty and staff, but the push to bolster private support for UI people and programs continues. Photo Feature

League of American Bicyclists names UI a Silver Bicycle Friendly University

A student rides a bike across campus in front of the UI Pentacrest.

The University of Iowa expands its options for bicyclists around campus and Iowa City, garnering acknowledgment from the League of American Bicyclists. Story

Achievements: UI faculty, staff, students, and alumni making news

University staff, faculty, students, and alumni are accomplishing great things every day. See who's making news with awards, publications, promotion and tenure, and more. Story

Climate pioneer James Hansen reflects on working with Van Allen

James Hansen reflects on his time as a student at the Unviersity of Iowa.Climate pioneer James Hansen reflects on his time as a student at the University of Iowa.

James Hansen visited the University of Iowa on Thursday, Oct. 16, to speak in the UI Public Policy Center’s “Meeting the Renewable Energy Challenge” symposium. Video

Obermann Center leading UI participation in Global Midwest humanities consortium

A new initiative to aid interdisciplinary researchers in the humanities has yielded Humanities Without Walls, a consortium of 15 universities throughout the Midwest. The University of Iowa will participate in the initiative through the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies. UI faculty are encouraged to submit an application. Story

Reunited at the Writing University

students sitting with their former teacher on old capitol steps

Bernice Chauly, a diverse artist who has taught creative writing for three years in the American Degree Program at Taylor’s University in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, encouraged three of her students to travel to Iowa City to pursue their undergraduate degrees in creative writing at the UI. Now she's joined them on the UI campus, participating in the International Writing Program. Story

Working at Iowa is coming Oct. 14-28

Working at Iowa survey graphic identity

The University of Iowa invites UI faculty and staff to provide candid feedback on what it’s like to work at the university. Working at Iowa, a quick and confidential survey, will be offered to all UI faculty and staff beginning Tuesday, Oct. 14 through Friday, Oct. 24. Story

UI alumnus and climate scientist James Hansen to speak at UI

Dr. James Hansen

University of Iowa alumnus and climate scientist James Hansen, a native of Denison, Iowa, is widely considered a climate science pioneer. Hansen is returning to the UI campus to deliver a lecture on lessons from Iowa and global climate policies Thursday, Oct. 16. Story

UI faculty and staff honored at annual celebration

President Mason speaks to a group of award winners

The contributions of almost 30 University of Iowa faculty and staff were recognized and celebrated at the annual UI Faculty and Staff Awards Banquet Tuesday, Oct. 7, sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Office of the Vice President for Human Resources. Story

The revelations of Marilynne Robinson

The New York Times Magazine: The revelations of Marilynne Robinson
marilynne robinson portrait

Pulitzer Prize winner and Iowa Writers' Workshop faculty member Marilynne Robinson provides insightful responses during a wide-ranging interview with The New York Times Magazine. Story from: The New York Times Magazine

The New York Times Magazine


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