Students

Graduation Herky returned to the Pentacrest just in time for Phil’s day—and wore a sash to celebrate.

Philanthropy easy to see on Phil's Day

Fifth annual event celebrates donor support for the University of Iowa
See how the University of Iowa highlighted philanthropy on Phil’s Day.

Students help Big Ten Network reconnect with millennials

UI marketing students develop ideas to put Big Ten Network programming on more millennials’ devices
Millennials are spending more time on their devices, and a group of University of Iowa marketing students is helping the Big Ten Network, Fox Sports, and Mediacom communications get them to watch their programming.
Engineered Cancer Vaccine, Kawther Ahmed: UI Three-Minute Thesis Winner

Can you explain cancer vaccines in 180 seconds?

Pharmacy graduate student wins Three-Minute Thesis Competition
Kawther Ahmed, a fifth-year graduate student in the UI College of Pharmacy, won the UI's Three-Minute Thesis Competition with a presentation about her cancer-vaccine research.

Honors UI announces Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award recipients

The University of Iowa recently named the recipients of the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. The awards are given annually to a few of the many graduate teaching assistants who spark learning and creativity in the classroom.
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College of Education Independence after REACH

The UI REACH philosophy focuses on helping students with multiple intellectual, cognitive, and learning disabilities become independent and learn to make positive life choices, and this is certainly reflected in the lives of its graduates.

Megan Horst portrait

Shipping out from the College of Law

Iowa Law student set for career in Navy JAG
Megan Horst says her time at Iowa Law has helped her learn what it means to be a lawyer: to build trust, to verify facts, and to accept criticism so she can continue to improve.
map of trees

How well do you know the UI's trees?

Iowa launches Tree Inventory app on Arbor Day
The University of Iowa has debuted an app that details each of the more than 8,000 trees on campus. The UI Tree Inventory app delivers information about the number and location of trees and their condition, size, and species, with additional links to photos and descriptions.
student studying on Old Capitol steps

7 perfect places to study

Where will you camp out before finals?
Looking for just the right place to prep for final exams? Check out these often-overlooked spots on campus.
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Full partner

For seven decades, Susan Boyd has been as much a part of UI life as Sandy
Though Sandy Boyd’s accomplishments have been many, his wife, Susan, made her own impact on the life and the history of the University of Iowa. Maybe more so, says Sandy.
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Thanking Sandy

Looking back on Sandy Boyd's six-decade career at UI on his retirement
Willard "Sandy" Boyd arrived at the University of Iowa in 1954 and served as professor, provost, and president. Few have left as great a mark on the university as he has in his six decades of service.

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