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.
Latest rankings from 'U.S. News & World Report' released Tuesday
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.03.10 | 01:58 pm
Twenty-five graduate colleges and programs at the University of Iowa are listed among the 25 best in the nation, according to the latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report. Overall, the UI has 52 graduate colleges and programs ranked by U.S. News, which published the graduate rankings on Tuesday.
UI designated as official Iowa stop for prestigious nationwide tour
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.02.26 | 10:52 am
The University of Iowa Libraries has been selected as the host site for the state of Iowa for First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, a national traveling exhibition of the Shakespeare First Folio, one of the world’s most treasured books. The tour will take place in 2016; specific touring dates will be announced in April.
Frank Holbrook’s stint as Hawkeye successful, but not easy
By: David McCartney | 2015.02.16 | 03:34 pm
As a black man, Frank Holbrook was at times a target of opposing players on account of his race. This ugly reality was perhaps no more stark than on Nov. 9, 1896, when the Hawkeyes traveled to the University of Missouri.
UI librarians discuss the modern library at Feb. 11 Lunch and Learn
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.01.25 | 01:55 pm
In the not-too-distant past, the distance between you and the vast collections at University of Iowa Libraries was dictated by geography. But changes in the ways information is discovered, shared, and used are transforming university research libraries and opening access to anyone with a computer.
Footage found of Iowa's 1939 upset of Notre Dame
By: David McCartney | 2014.11.11 | 07:00 am
On the 75th anniversary of Iowa's 1939 football upset of Notre Dame, the University of Iowa has posted online rare film footage of the contest. The footage includes plays from the game as well as views of Iowa Stadium (now Kinnick Stadium), the Hawkeye Marching Band, the Scottish Highlanders, and thousands of fans.
Temporary museum explores themes related to ‘Healing Wars’
By: Erin Donohue | 2014.10.28 | 11:18 am
Liz Lerman and members of her company have interacted with students across the University of Iowa this fall. Some of those students are creating work for a special Pop Up Museum.
James L. 'Rusty' Hevelin Collection contains about 10,000 fanzines
By: Kristi Bontrager | 2014.10.17 | 01:56 pm
The University of Iowa Libraries, in partnership with the UI Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development, announces a major digitization initiative involving 10,000 science fiction fanzines from the James L. “Rusty” Hevelin Collection.