Giving

New scholarship fund built on collective generosity

The University of Iowa Foundation’s new Forever More Scholarship will come from the collective giving of many individual alumni and friends making modest contributions. Any UI student could benefit from it: There are no restrictions on college, area of study, hometown, or background.
Graduation Herky returned to the Pentacrest just in time for Phil’s day—and wore a sash to celebrate.

Philanthropy easy to see on Phil's Day

Fifth annual event celebrates donor support for the University of Iowa
Check out how the University of Iowa highlighted philanthropy on Phil’s Day.
Phil's Day signs being put around campus

All signs point to 'Phil'

Phil's Day 2016, set for April 28, will inform UI campus of philanthropic benefits
On April 28, the University of Iowa campus will plainly see the impact of "Phil." The annual Phil's Day campaign, which "tags" campus locations with gold ribbons to highlight philanthropic benefit, has raised awareness and increased students' philanthropic pursuits.
the words for iowa, forever more, on a black background

UI reaches 'For Iowa. Forever More.' $1.7 billion campaign goal

Donations from alumni, friends benefit all areas of the university
The University of Iowa and the University of Iowa Foundation announced March 9 that 194,541 UI alumni and friends have contributed $1.7 billion to "For Iowa. Forever More: The Campaign for the University of Iowa," reaching the campaign’s goal.

Family's gift creates Bucksbaum Early Entrance Academy at the UI

Academy is unique among public research universities
The University of Iowa has established an early entrance academy for high-ability 10th-graders, making it among the first of such academies at a public research university in the nation.
Hiroyuki “Larry” Kasuga

International Accents Iowa's man in Japan

Hiroyuki “Larry” Kasuga (M.S. in industrial engineering, 1953), 93, reflects on his experiences coming to the UI in 1951 on a Government Aid and Relief In Occupied Areas scholarship. He describes getting his degree in the Iowa Field House from then-President Virgil Hancher as "the happiest moment of my life.” 

Dance Marathon families are introduced at the beginning of Dance Marathon

Another step up for Dance Marathon

Student group again raises record-breaking amount for pediatric cancer research
The University of Iowa Dance Marathon raised another record-breaking amount to help fund pediatric cancer research. The 2016 total: ​$2​,424,031.22.
dancers and children working together

A year-round undertaking 'For the Kids'

24-hour Big Event caps months of Dance Marathon activity
Dance Marathon 22 culminated with the Big Event Feb. 5–6. It all takes a tremendous amount of planning, preparation, and fundraising—and everyone involved works 365 days “For the Kids,” or FTK. Here’s a look at events, milestones, and interactions that took place throughout this academic year.
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!

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