2012 Irish Writing Program participant Ben TeBockhorst surveying the Irish coast. Photos courtesy of UI International Programs.

Students find their writing stride in Dublin

Study Abroad Fair Jan. 29 to feature array of short-term programs for UI students
Students on the UI’s summer Irish Writing Program have the opportunity to work with esteemed Irish writers and academics to hone their craft while taking in Dublin’s rich cultural and literary history. This is one of many programs to be represented at the spring Study Abroad Fair Thursday, Jan 29.
Iowa Now Minute - 1/22/15

Iowa Now Minute - 1/22/15

Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday on Iowa Now.
Jon Abdo tutoring a student

Unique UI program offering student-to-student academic assistance, guidance

Coach program providing another avenue for student success
The University of Iowa's Student Success Coach program offers student-to-student guidance available in every residence hall about anything from goal setting and time management to getting involved on campus.

Storm Lake Scholars Program offers resources, support

Scholarship providing degree opportunity for first-generation students
A new scholarship is providing up to 10 first-generation students from Storm Lake, Iowa, the oppportunity to attend the University of Iowa at no cost.

Honors STEM Advisory Council to renew UI/Kirkwood hub partnership

The executive committee of the Iowa Governor’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Advisory Council has voted to renew hub partnerships with all six of its current regional STEM hub institutions for another three-year term beginning next summer. The institutions include Iowa
President Mason takes a selfie with UI students.

President Mason to retire from the University of Iowa

Sally Mason has announced she will retire on August 1st after serving as president of the University of Iowa for eight years. Mason will turn 65 in May and says the timing feels right both personally and professionally.

About Sally Mason

Backgrounder on key accomplishments as UI president, 2007-2015
A backgrounder provides key accomplishments and life milestones of University of Iowa President Sally Mason, who officially announced her retirement as UI president after eight years of service and leadership, effective August 1st.