woman inside studio arts building

A farewell to Menards

UI’s Studio Arts programs moving from the building that has been their home since the 2008 flood
The UI's Studio Arts programs have been in temporary quarters since the 2008 flood damaged their main buildings. This week, the departments are moving back to campus and into a new building.
sandy boyd standing in front of old cap

Thanking Sandy

Looking back on Sandy Boyd's six-decade career at UI on his retirement
Willard "Sandy" Boyd arrived at the University of Iowa in 1954 and served as professor, provost, and president. Few have left as great a mark on the university as he has in his six decades of service.

Honors Robinson named to the 'Time' 100

Marilynne Robinson, Pulitzer Prize–winning author and F. Wendell Miller Professor of English and Creative Writing in the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, was named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people of 2016.
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will play a free outdoor concert at Hancher Auditorium on Sept. 16, along with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band.

New Hancher season bursting with exceptional artists

Free outdoor concert, gala, return of Broadway, new 'Nutcracker' among highlights
Preservation Hall Jazz Band! Steve Martin and Martin Short! "The Book of Mormon"! The first season of shows at the new Hancher Auditorium is jam-packed with wonderful acts. Hancher donors can purchase tickets now; the general public can purchase tickets June 10.

KCRG-TV Prince, Joffrey, UI collaborated on ballet at Hancher

Prince, who died Thursday at age 57, collaborated with the UI's Hancher Auditorium and the Joffrey Ballet to produce Billboards, a musical and dance performance that world premiered at Hancher in 1993. 

press conference from new hancher stage

New 'Nutcracker' to preview at new Hancher in December

Reimagining of classic ballet to be choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon
The Joffrey Ballet will take to the new Hancher stage this December to perform choreographer Christopher Wheeldon’s reimagining of the classic Nutcracker ballet.
east side exterior of Visual Arts Building construction

The latest look: Visual Arts Building

Photo gallery shows progress on new home for studio arts
The future home to studio arts on the University of Iowa campus is in its final stages of construction. Check out the latest progress on the flood-recovery project in this "Iowa Now" photo gallery.
Exterior of new music building

The latest look: Voxman Music Building

Photo gallery shows progress on new home for UI School of Music
Check out the latest progress on the new home for the University of Iowa School of Music in this “Iowa Now” photo gallery.
Interior of new Hancher Auditorium

The latest look: Hancher Auditorium

Photo gallery shows progress on UI performing-arts venue
The University of Iowa's revered performing-arts venue is nearly ready for the spotlight. Check out the latest progress on Hancher in this "Iowa Now" photo gallery.