Parents & Families

Should crime victims call the police?

UI study finds reporting crimes to police reduces likelihood of future victimization
New research from the University of Iowa finds that individuals who report being victims of crime to police are less likely to become future victims of crime than those who do not report their initial experiences.
Benj Revis works in his lab.

The UI's professional glassblower

Benjamin Revis custom designs and repairs equipment for researchers and artists alike
The University of Iowa has employed an on-campus glassblower for more than a century. Benjamin Revis, the UI's current professional scientific glassblower, custom designs and repairs equipment for researchers and artists alike. His shop is located in the Chemistry Building, but he performs work university wide.
UI helping Ottumwans become healthier and more active.

UI helping Ottumwans become healthier

RAGBRAI riders aren’t the only ones exercising in Ottumwa
RAGBRAI riders aren’t the only ones getting exercise in Ottumwa. Ottumwans are becoming healthier and more active thanks to a community initiative launched last year by the University of Iowa Prevention Research Center (PRC).
Rathbun Lake

RAGBRAI and UI in Rathbun

State Hygienic Laboratory monitoring soil erosion at Rathbun Lake
RAGBRAI will reach Rathbun on July 28, but the University of Iowa has been there a while already. When Rathbun Lake began experiencing problems with excess sediment and soil erosion, local residents and officials turned to experts at the UI’s State Hygienic Laboratory.

Student fees to change

Registrar consolidates student fees to a one-time $225 charge
A one-time University Records and Documents Fee will replace eight separate student fees for newly enrolling students this fall.

Honors Fiske once again names UI a 'Best Buy'

For the 12th straight year, the University of Iowa has been designated a "Best Buy" in the "Fiske Guide to Colleges."
himie voxman portrait from 2002

A visit to Himie Voxman's hometown

RAGBRAI riding to Centerville on July 27
On Wednesday, July 27, RAGBRAI will reach Centerville, the birthplace of Himie Voxman, the University of Iowa's music director for 26 years.
Adjusting a water quality sensor

IIHR, RAGBRAI in Washington

RAGBRAI to pass near UI water quality sensor site
Residents in Washington, Iowa, soon will have a more robust tool to help them improve local water quality thanks to experts at the University of Iowa’s IIHR–Hydroscience & Engineering.
Creston Farmers' Market

Celebrating southern Iowa's famers' markets

UI film to showcase local producers near RAGBRAI route
The UI Department of Cinematic Arts is partnering with the Southern Iowa RC&D, a nonprofit organization based in Creston, to promote farmers' markets in southern Iowa, where RAGBRAI is passing through.