Students living in the University of Iowa residence halls can help reduce the amount of landfill waste at move-out by participating in a Year-end Donation Drive on Wednesday, May 15 and Thursday, May 16.
Nearly 5,200 University of Iowa students will receive their degrees during spring 2013 commencement ceremonies May 16-18 and June 7, including dual ceremonies for liberal arts and sciences graduates. Story
The University of Iowa has partnered with the Iowa Children's Museum on "Playing is Learning," an initiative to reintroduce children, and their parents, to the concept of play. The kickoff event is May 14 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the children's museum in Coralville. Story
The UI's undergraduate certificate in sustainability is recognized in an article on how more universities offer a good climate for both sustainability efforts and academic programs to meet growing student interest.
Story from: Omaha World-Herald
Two University of Iowa alumnae have been awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants to conduct research internationally in 2013-14. This year's UI recipients are Margaret Ross and Rebecca McCray. Story
Researchers at the University of Iowa and colleagues at Cornell University have received a five-year, $10.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue their work investigating the biological links between high blood pressure and obesity. Story
The University of Iowa has plans in the works to install hearing-loop technology in several buildings around campus, and while more expensive than older technology, official say the quality is worth it.
Story from: The Daily Iowan