Herky "helps" the Pandelirium Steel Drum Band set up their instruments on the Pentacrest for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences' We Are Phil celebration on Wednesday, September 30.

UI faculty, staff embrace 'We Are Phil'

Culture of philanthropy continues to grow with annual campaign
The University of Iowa celebrated its third annual "We Are Phil" giving appeal for faculty and staff last week—and the push to bolster private support for UI people and programs continues.
Carson Goodale and Elijah Doetsch

Faster food

Student-owned business aims to reduce wait times at concession stands for sports fans
An app developed by UI students will let sports fans order food from their seats so they don't miss any of the action while waiting in line at concession stands.

Media advisory: Media tour of new Kirkwood Regional Center at UI

Members of the media are invited to tour the Kirkwood Regional Center Thursday, Oct. 8, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., prior to the grand opening/ribbon cutting ceremony. They will see an environmentally engineered building with welding and factory-equipment simulators, health-care labs, and robots built by area students.
Jean Robillard

Promise and Progress: Education collaboration

This week marks the grand opening of the Kirkwood Regional Center at the University of Iowa Research Park. There’s nothing like it in Iowa, nor anywhere else in the country.
student teacher working with elementary students

UI makes list of 'Best Value' for colleges of education

The University of Iowa has some of the highest quality and most affordable teacher preparation programs in the state. The UI College of Education teacher preparation programs in elementary and secondary education made the “Best Value” colleges of education list in Iowa, according to the National Council on Teacher Quality.
Homeira Qaderi

Finding her voice

Afghan writer Homeira Qaderi uses power of words to expose Taliban's treatment of women
Homeira Qaderi, a writer from Afghanistan who has exposed the Taliban's inhumane treatment of women, is a resident in the UI's International Writing Program. Despite threats and challenges, she remains steadfast in her cause to improve the lives of women under Taliban rule.
Chinese students enjoy a marketing strategy class in the Tippie College of Business.

CCTV Chinese president's relationship with Iowa fuels Chinese student interest in UI

One in 10 University of Iowa undergraduate students is Chinese and interest continues to grow. Part of this interest is fueled by Chinese President Xi Jingpin's long-standing relationship with the state of Iowa and Gov. Terry Branstad, as well as UI's reputation for academic excellence and the friendly, welcoming community.

Sample Instagram post for Pancheros new marketing campaign

Getting an A in burritos

UI marketing students help develop new marketing campaign for Iowa City-based Pancheros’ expansion to East Coast
A new Pancheros Mexican Grill marketing campaign rolling out this week features a component developed by a team of UI marketing students as part of a class project.
you@ui logo

Volunteers needed for student recruitment event

You@UI will be bustling with 3,000 prospective students and parents
Members of the campus community are invited to help with You@UI Academic and Student Life Open House on Oct. 3. The University of Iowa campus will be bustling with 3,000 prospective students and parents.