Continuing Education

ui old capitol logo with BUILD title below

New UI initiative to help strengthen diversity, inclusion proving to be popular

BUILD certificate program for faculty and staff offers ongoing education
So far, a new program offered by the UI Chief Diversity Office designed to help faculty and staff strengthen diversity and inclusion has received a great deal of interest. The BUILD (Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity) initiative, a non-credit bearing certificate opportunity, started offering classes this fall.

University of Iowa strengthens commitment to diversity and inclusion

Chief Diversity Office to offer new certificate program for faculty and staff
Beginning this fall, the University of Iowa Chief Diversity Office will offer a non-credit bearing certificate program for faculty and staff who want to gain skills to contribute to the creation of a campus climate that supports safety and success for everyone at the university.
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University of Iowa graduates to celebrate commencement

Ceremonies begin May 14; wrap in early June
About 5,100 University of Iowa students will mark educational milestones as they receive their degrees at spring 2015 commencement ceremonies. Ceremonies begin Thursday, May 14, with the College of Pharmacy commencement and end Friday, June 5, with the College of Dentistry. All other ceremonies will be held May 15-16.

Scholarships Apply for Robert F. Ray Staff Scholarship by April 1

University of Iowa staff members who wish to begin or continue their undergraduate education can apply for funding support from the Robert F. Ray Staff Scholarship, offered through the Division of Continuing Education.

UI Alumni Association announces spring Lifelong Learning opportunities

Educational opportunities available across Iowa on wide variety of topics
A spring series of free Lifelong Learning events organized by the University of Iowa Alumni Association (UIAA) kicks off on Feb. 19 with a session on suicide prevention.

UI holds first-ever pharmacy technician summit in Des Moines

Goal is to partner with community colleges to better prepare pharmacy technicians for changed roles
The University of Iowa has organized a summit to better prepare pharmacy technicians for their changed role in the marketplace. The first-ever summit, to be held on Feb. 5 in Des Moines, is a partnership with community colleges statewide to education, training, and curriculum development.
2014 spring commencement

Commencement ceremonies

UI confers nearly 1,560 degrees in December
The University of Iowa will honor December 2014 graduates during a series of commencement ceremonies and other events, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 19-20.

2014 Iowa Organic Conference comes to UI

Producers, experts to share tips on transitioning to organic production
As demand for organic products continues to grow, producers and experts will share tips on transitioning into organic production and methods to enhance organic operations at the 14th Annual Iowa Organic Conference Nov. 16-17 on the University of Iowa campus.

College of Education program helps veterans transition

I-SERVE provides resources and support
I-SERVE, Iowa Supports Education and Resources for Veterans and Enlisted, was created with the goal of helping facilitate successful transitions for veterans and enlisted into higher education at the University of Iowa.