By: Tim Schoon | 2015.09.08 | 10:18 am
Bruce Harreld made the rounds after being named the University of Iowa's 21st president, experiencing full-on Hawkeye spirit at FRYFest, touring spaces dedicated to academic innovation, and meeting faculty, staff, alumni, and friends before a rousing victory at Kinnick Stadium.
Learning Commons tour focuses on what's now and what's next
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.09.04 | 07:06 pm
Incoming President Bruce Harreld made the Main Library Learning Commons one of his first campus stops, getting an up close look at how the UI is changing teaching, research, and the academic experience.
UI archivist notes centennial of poet Margaret Walker’s birth
By: David McCartney | 2015.07.14 | 11:40 am
Margaret Walker’s poetry collection "For My People" received top honors in the Yale Series of Younger Poets Competition in 1942. UI archivist David McCartney says the work is as timely now as it was then.
Readers help UI archivist identify long-gone Iowa Avenue building
By: David McCartney | 2015.05.18 | 03:43 pm
When University of Iowa archivist David McCartney asked readers for help in identifying a long-gone building on Iowa Avenue, they responded.
Archivist seeks clues on long-gone Iowa Avenue building
By: David McCartney | 2015.04.10 | 10:12 am
The University of Iowa archivist is turning to readers for their thoughts, ideas, and even speculation about a nagging mystery: a long-gone building that once occupied a prominent place in downtown Iowa City, not far from the Old Capitol.
UI faculty, staff among presenters at humanities festival in Des Moines
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.04.08 | 03:11 pm
The Iowa Humanities Festival considers the imaginative power of the prairie as presenters from colleges, universities, and cultural institutions across Iowa highlight the humanities in the Midwest.
Deadline to register for free discussion is April 21
By: Kathryn Howe | 2015.03.25 | 03:45 pm
On Thursday, April 23, the University of Iowa Alumni Association is holding an event during which representatives from UI Libraries, the National Czech and Slovak Museum, and the African American Museum will display and discuss items restored after the flood of 2008, and explain how their organizations united to preserve an important piece of the community’s cultural heritage.
Summer reunion planned to mark club's anniversary
By: David McCartney | 2015.03.23 | 04:24 pm
The UI Sailing Club was established 50 years ago in response to the growing national popularity of recreational sailing. It was such a hit that the club hosted its first Big Ten regatta on Lake Macbride just one year later. A reunion is planned this summer.