Alumni & Friends

Donate blood this holiday season

DeGowin Blood Center at UI Hospitals and Clinics seeks eligible donors
The DeGowin Blood Center at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is encouraging those who are eligible to donate blood this holiday season.

UI Hospitals and Clinics named Ebola care center

Will serve as Iowa's only Ebola treatment center
Leaders of University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics officials in Iowa City announced Monday, Dec. 15, that the state’s comprehensive academic medical center has been named as Iowa’s only Ebola treatment center. There are currently no reported cases of Ebola infections in Iowa or anywhere in the United States.
The Student Experience: Alissa Bornhoft

The Student Experience: Alissa Bornhoft

Academic challenges inspire future teacher to connect with all students
"The Student Experience" showcases University of Iowa students who excel academically—inside and outside the classroom. This installment features Alissa Bornhoft, whose struggles with her original area of study (math) eventually uncovered her heart's desire: teaching. These challenges shaped her teaching philosophy: "It's important to be able to connect with all students."
UI College of Education hosts Teaching Ferguson panel

KGAN UI College of Education hosts 'Teaching Ferguson'

The UI's College of Education hosted a panel discussion with education experts and students to help classroom teachers foster discussions among students about race, discrimination, privilege, and systemic oppression.

A large man carrying a red gym bag walks down an airplane aisle.

Iowa Alumni Magazine Battle of the bulge

A collaborative UI initiative confronts the complex problem of obesity, challenging stereotypes about the disease and finding solutions to one of the nation's top health threats. It's not just about the food.

Cornell College joins Iowa Law 3+3 program

The University of Iowa College of Law and Cornell College in Mount Vernon have entered into an agreement that will allow undergraduate students at Cornell to earn both their bachelor’s and law degrees in six years.
Making their mark

Making their mark

UI grads finding rewarding work in Iowa TV news
You might recognize Forrest Saunders and Lauren Moss, two graduates of the University of Iowa School of Journalism and Mass Communication, who now work at different eastern Iowa television stations.