a man with a hardhat squats by a mix of coal and straw-like Miscanthus

Seeing benefit of biomass

Farmers, lawmakers tour miscanthus sites, Power Plant to learn about campus energy project
The University of Iowa hosted a show-and-tell of sorts Aug. 25, introducing federal and state lawmakers, farmers, and others to a new, locally grown crop the UI plans to use to produce energy on campus.

Board of Regents announces second finalist for UI presidency

Today the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, announced the second finalist to become the next president of the University of Iowa. Michael Bernstein, Ph.D., senior vice president for academic affairs and provost at Tulane University, will visit campus on Friday, Aug. 28.

UI-owned laptops and tablets will be encrypted by Dec. 31

IT security initiative protects sensitive data when portable computers are lost or stolen
The University of Iowa is taking an important step in its information security efforts: encrypting all UI-owned portable devices (laptops, tablets, and external storage) by the year’s end. The move helps to protect sensitive data if devices are lost, damaged, or stolen.
Jenna Whipple and Amanda Anderson with RTI setup laptop computers that will go on a laptop cart as preparations continue at the Kirkwood Center at the University of Iowa in Coralville, Iowa, on Wednesday, August 12, 2015.

The Gazette Kirkwood Regional Center at the UI enhances STEM teaching

The Kirkwood Regional Center at the University of Iowa welcomes 350 high school students as it opens this fall, part of a unique partnership including the UI Tippie College of Business and the Colleges of Education and Engineering, which will conduct research, education, and teacher development on site.

Board of Regents announces first finalist for UI presidency

Today the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, announced the first finalist to become the next president of the University of Iowa. Marvin Krislov, J.D., current president of Oberlin College, will visit campus on Thursday, Aug. 27.

Tickets on sale for Hancher's new season

Free Sharon Jones concert kicks things off Aug. 28
In the final season before the new Hancher Auditorium opens, Hancher presents a diverse collection of dancers, musicians, and theater artists. Tickets for these performances are now available for purchase.

Crime Alert

The University of Iowa issued a Crime Alert on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015.
A new year, a new era

On Iowa! 2015 comes to a close

Program helps new UI students start the academic year off right
The University of Iowa welcomed new students—including what’s expected to be another record-breaking first-year class—with five days of events as part of the On Iowa! program.

UI TIER: Simplifying tasks for students and advisers

Student record system enhancements bring new level of convenience
As the UI moves forward with the Iowa Board of Regents’ TIER project, campus leaders are committed to keeping colleagues informed. Here's one example of how TIER is already at work on campus.

Lecture Committee announces fall lineup

The UI Lecture Committee will bring the Yes Men, Nina Totenberg, Ray McGovern and Coleen Rowley, and Terry Gilliam to campus this semester.