Graduate College

2014 spring commencement

Commencement ceremonies

UI confers nearly 1,560 degrees in December
The University of Iowa will honor December 2014 graduates during a series of commencement ceremonies and other events, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 19-20.

Professional majors strengthen mission of liberal arts colleges

UI study finds students at liberal arts colleges reap the same educational gains, no matter their major
Faced with declining enrollment and rising costs, some small liberal arts colleges have added professional and vocational majors, a decision University of Iowa researchers say has strengthened rather than undermined the mission of the schools. The findings are being presented Friday at the Association for the Study of Higher Education’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C.
UI students meet with members of the Leeds neighborhood in northeast Sioux Citiy to talk about the history of the area.

Sustainable Iowa

UI student work in sustainable community development highlighted in Dec. 10 Lunch & Learn lecture at IMU
Hear about University of Iowa students’ supporting the viability of a number of Iowa communities for years to come in, “Enhancing Sustainability in Iowa Through Community Engagement,” on Wednesday, Dec. 10, at noon in the Iowa Memorial Union Iowa Theater.
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UI project aims to restore a sense of community

The Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities has partnered with Sioux City to develop a plan to revitalize the Leeds neighborhood
The Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities, a campus-wide effort that matches students and cities across the state to give students hands-on experience working on community projects, is partnering with three cities this academic year. One project in Sioux City has students working with community leaders to develop plans to revitalize the Leeds neighborhood.
State Rep. Dean Fisher sits inside a vehicle at the National Advanced Driving Simulator while others stand around and watch.

State legislators take UI research for a test drive

Tour includes hands-on activities
The University of Iowa Office of Research and Economic Development hosted five state legislators on an interactive tour of campus research and economic development activities Thursday, Nov. 13.
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International Education Week: Engage in the global community

Winning photos featured along with events Nov. 17-21 on UI campus
The University of Iowa will celebrate International Education Week Nov. 17-21 with several events and activities, including a public ceremony to honor 2014 International Impact Award recipients Roger Thurow and Selma Jeronimo.

Distinguished UI alumni recognized

The UI Alumni Association honors 14 accomplished graduates
The University of Iowa Alumni Association presents its highest honor to 14 distinguished alumni in recognition of their significant accomplishments in business or professional life or in service to the university or their community, state, or nation.