The University of Iowa’s longstanding commitment to sustainable campus forestry and a rich tradition of student service-learning has earned the campus recognition as a 2013 Tree Campus USA. This is the fifth consecutive year for the honor. Story
2014.04.15 | By University Communication and Marketing | 09:22 AM
Writers’ Workshop graduate Bob Shacochis on Monday was named a finalist for the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Shacochis was nominated for his work "The Woman Who Lost Her Soul." The 2014 prize went to Donna Tartt, for her best-selling novel "The Goldfinch." Pulitzer winners and finalists are announced simultaneously. Story
2014.04.14 | By Lin Larson and David Gamradt | 11:16 AM
Dave Bein talks about his work with the Virtual Soldier Research lab in this video from fall 2012. Bein was just named the UI and State of Iowa student employee of the year. Video by David Gamradt.
Dave Bein, a third-year mechanical engineering major originally from Silvis, Ill., has been named the State of Iowa student employee of the year, one of seven University of Iowa students recognized for exemplary performance in campus jobs.
Gifts and grants is a roundup of research grants obtained by University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students that spans the spectrum of disciplines—from science and social science to the art and that humanities—that will be published in Iowa Now on a regular basis. Story
2014.04.11 | By University Communication and Marketing | 11:58 AM
The UI Chief Diversity Office invites members of the campus and community to celebrate distinctive and innovative diversity contributions at the 15th annual Diversity Catalyst Award Reception Tuesday, April 15, in the Second Floor Ballroom of the Iowa Memorial Union. Story
Four University of Iowa undergraduate students and 20 UI graduate students have received Stanley Awards for International Research to conduct research abroad or pursue learning activities in international studies that are not available on the UI campus. Story
2014.04.09 | By University Communication and Marketing | 12:30 PM
The University of Iowa has created a Twitter account devoted to research. The @UIowaResearch account will act as the central node for research, broadcasting research news, events, and expert views from the university to myriad audiences central to the institution. The account launched today. Story
Kaylia Duncan and Anna Lynch have contributed to the remarkable achievement of University of Iowa graduate students by each winning the 2014 Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools Distinguished Thesis Award. Story