Bryan Prather-Huff works to connect some cables on the underside of the telescope.

Out of the box: UI students build new remote telescope in Arizona

Experience is part of a path toward career in astronomy, academia
The UI will now have a better glimpse of the galaxies, thanks to a group of students who built and commissioned a state-of-the-art telescope in Arizona.
Old Capitol

'Fiske Guide' names UI a best buy for 2016

For the 11th straight year, the University of Iowa has been designated a “Best Buy” in the Fiske Guide to Colleges.
Stanley Plumly

Stanley Plumly receives Truman Capote Award

Maryland's state Poet Laureate has been awarded the largest annual cash prize in English-language literary criticism by the UI for his most recent book.
Young students work on projects in their 3D design and printing class at M.C. Ginsberg on Tuesday, June 16, 2015. The class is offered through the University of Iowa's Belin-Blank Center and is the first of its kind to be taught in a private, commercial s

Iowa City Press-Citizen Students building hover cars with 3D design

Hover cars soon will fly at M.C. Ginsberg Objects of Art, where middle-school students began taking a class on 3D design this past week. The class is one of several offerings for students in grades 6-8 through the University of Iowa College of Education Belin-Blank Center's one-week Junior Scholars Institute.

UI recognized nationally as having one of the lowest student loan default rates

The University of Iowa was recognized by as one of the top 25 public universities nationally for having one of the lowest student loan default rates. The UI was ranked as the 12th best public university with the lowest student default rate out of more than 700 public universities.