Erica Cole and Herky

Chemistry Herky

Sophomore seamlessly synthesizes success from research, theater, jewelry design, and 'mascot security'
University of Iowa sophomore Erica Cole’s passion for chemistry, theater, jewelry design, and Herky Security helps her skillfully combine the arts and sciences. Her chemistry faculty mentor says Cole "epitomizes the kind of liberal arts student we want at Iowa."
world map with certain countries shaded in gold

Record 14 UI students, alumni receive Fulbright awards for 2016-17

Funds will be used for research, writing, teaching abroad
The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. It is designed to increase understanding between people of the United States and other countries by providing participants opportunities to study, teach, conduct research, and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns.

Students help Big Ten Network reconnect with millennials

UI marketing students develop ideas to put Big Ten Network programming on more millennials’ devices
Millennials are spending more time on their devices, and a group of University of Iowa marketing students is helping the Big Ten Network, Fox Sports, and Mediacom communications get them to watch their programming.
Daniel Dennis is surrounded by his Olympic teammates during the official team photo following the competition on Sunday.

Former Hawkeye to wrestle in Rio for USA

Daniel Dennis wins 57-kg weight class at trials at Carver-Hawkeye
Former Hawkeye wrestler Daniel Dennis experienced another weekend of glory inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena, but this time his victories earned him a spot on the U.S. Olympic wrestling team. The two-day U.S. Olympic Team Trials provided action aplenty for thousands of fans.

Quad City Times Hawkeye hoopsters sweep national academic awards

Iowa swept the basketball academic awards given by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Men’s basketball player Jarrod Uthoff was named the national Academic All-America of the Year, while Ally Disterhoft won the same award for women’s basketball. No other school has won both awards in the same year.

Kid Captain on the field

Kid Captain 2016 nominations are now open

Program pairing UI Children's Hospital, Hawkeye football enters eighth year
Parents and guardians of current or former patients have until March 31 to nominate their child to be a 2016 Kid Captain.
Maj. Chris Guderski rappels about 66 feet from the rafters to the court in Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

ROTC from the rafters

Rappelling demonstration marks 100th anniversary of Reserve Officers' Training Corps
To help the Iowa ROTC Detachment celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, the UI Army ROTC cadre conducted a rappelling demonstration in Carver-Hawkeye Arena during the UI wrestling meet on Feb. 5.
Dancing during Power Hour

Six things to do this spring

Don't miss these landmark moments on the UI campus this semester
The University of Iowa's spring semester promises to be eventful. Make sure to add these six events to your calendar!