UI's Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Center awarded $7.4 million grant renewal

The University of Iowa, Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Center has received a five-year, $7.4 million grant renewal from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to advance its work on finding treatments for muscular dystrophies.
student teacher working with elementary students

UI makes list of 'Best Value' for colleges of education

The University of Iowa has some of the highest quality and most affordable teacher preparation programs in the state. The UI College of Education teacher preparation programs in elementary and secondary education made the “Best Value” colleges of education list in Iowa, according to the National Council on Teacher Quality.

KWQC-TV A remedy for success

Enter Anderson’s Pharmacy in Preston, and you’ll be greeted by husband and wife, pharmacists Ken and Barb Anderson. They’ve operated their business in this small Jackson County town for almost 40 years. The two graduated from the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy.

Promise and Progress: Commitment to affordability

For University of Iowa leaders, few causes matter more than keeping an Iowa education affordable and accessible. Our focus on costs and value has paid off.
Oat hulls

Bravo to biomass

UI study shows using oat hulls for power has considerable benefits to the environment and human health
A new University of Iowa study, published in the journal "Fuel," documents that biomass burning has positive environmental and public-health effects. Co-firing oat hulls with coal reduced emissions of carbon dioxide, particulate matter, and heavy metals compared with burning coal alone.
Chinese students enjoy a marketing strategy class in the Tippie College of Business.

CCTV Chinese president's relationship with Iowa fuels Chinese student interest in UI

One in 10 University of Iowa undergraduate students is Chinese and interest continues to grow. Part of this interest is fueled by Chinese President Xi Jingpin's long-standing relationship with the state of Iowa and Gov. Terry Branstad, as well as UI's reputation for academic excellence and the friendly, welcoming community.

Sample Instagram post for Pancheros new marketing campaign

Getting an A in burritos

UI marketing students help develop new marketing campaign for Iowa City-based Pancheros’ expansion to East Coast
A new Pancheros Mexican Grill marketing campaign rolling out this week features a component developed by a team of UI marketing students as part of a class project.

Writing Iowa in Kazakhstan

With new MOOC on the horizon, English language fellow reflects on using IWP resources to facilitate poetry workshop
With a new Massive Open Online Course offering on the horizon, English Language Fellow Harry Leeds reflects on using UI International Writing Program resources to facilitate a seven-week poetry workshop in Kazakhstan.
Jean Robillard

Promise and Progress: Building a stronger state together

Today and every day, it’s clear that the UI is a tremendous resource for the nation, the world, and especially the state of Iowa. A new website from the Provost’s Office of Outreach and Engagement shows how deeply our university is woven into Iowa’s social, economic, and cultural fabric.
Rendering of the planned UI Children's Hospital.

Building the new UI Children's Hospital

UI faculty and staff have a unique opportunity to be part of the project
University of Iowa faculty and staff have a unique opportunity to be recognized in the new UI Children's Hospital on a special donor wall reserved just for UI employees.