Boosting mothers' moods

UI-VA project aims to help rural female veterans tackle postpartum depression
A University of Iowa researcher is working with the Veterans Administration on a pilot program to help female veterans suffering from postpartum depression.

Grants The Iowa Review receives NEA Art Works grant to support writing by veterans

The National Endowment for the Arts announced on Dec. 8 that The Iowa Review, the literary magazine at the University of Iowa, will receive a $10,000 NEA Art Works grant to support the publication of creative writing by U.S. military veterans and active-duty service members.
rendering of veterans tribute

A place to honor veterans

Outdoor garden, memorial area will be created near UI Main Library
The University of Iowa is paying homage to Armed Services veterans by creating an outdoor garden and memorial area near the Main Library in Gibson Square. Site preparation and landscaping are already finished, with final completion expected in spring 2016.

Like son, like father: Dentistry professor helps UI veterans transition from military to studies

Rick Williamson's commitment to UI veterans stems from witnessing his son's struggles adapting to collegiate and civilian life
After his son's harrowing war experience and difficulty assimilating to college and civilian life, College of Dentisry's Rick Williamson has played an active role in helping veterans at the University of Iowa transition successfully from military service to higher-education studies and careers.
Flags on the Pentacrest

University of Iowa designated Home Base Iowa Program

Home Base Iowa initiative aims to match veterans with quality education, careers
The University of Iowa has been designated a Home Base Iowa Certified Higher Academic Military Partner (CHAMP) for its work to educate and assist veterans on campus.
Travis Perry tackling Justin Jackson on the football field

Saluting veterans hits home with Perry

Hawkeye football student-athlete's father currently deployed in Afghanistan
University of Iowa junior linebacker Travis Perry had a mission to accomplish before leaving the locker room after a 48-7 victory over Northwestern University on Nov. 1.
The Stars and Stripes card stunt

Card stunt at Kinnick honors farmers, veterans

The event was part of annual 'ANF Day at Kinnick'
The University of Iowa athletics department staged its second "card stunt" at Saturday's football game against Northwestern University, honoring farmers and veterans.