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Funds available for Innovations in Teaching with Technology

Dance student siting on the floor with a robot and laptop.

A University of Iowa program supports innovative instructional technology projects with potential to directly impact student success and retention. Story

UI first-year class sets records

freshman class in a block I formation

The University of Iowa welcomed an extremely academically accomplished first-year undergraduate class, as well its most diverse, for the 2014-15 academic year. The class of 2018 is also the UI’s largest first-year class with 4,666 total students, compared to 4,460 in 2013. The previous high was 4,565 in fall 2011. Story

Mason calls for three-year bachelor's degrees

University of Iowa President Sally Mason has called on the university to offer three-year bachelor’s degree options to help ambitious, talented students complete their studies earlier, save money, and get a head start on their careers. Story

TIER update: Deloitte outlines business cases

Deloitte has released presentations for three proposed business cases: policy for search committee size and structure, common admission application portal for Iowa's three public universities, and a standardized approach to manually calculating Regent Admission Index scores. Story

Internet: Past, present, future

University of Iowa Vice President for Research and Economic Development Dan Reed will discuss the technical and political history of the Internet, current issues surrounding global Internet governance, the future of the Internet and global communications, and the social and economic implications for the State of Iowa Sept. 23 in Des Moines. Story

UI President Mason announces sanctioning guidelines for sexual misconduct

The University of Iowa has established its first-ever sanctioning guidelines to address sexual misconduct and expelled a second student for a sexual-violence incident, UI President Sally Mason announced on Thursday. The sanctioning guidelines outline in detail the severe repercussions – from probation to expulsion – for those who commit sexual misconduct. Story

New UI TV spot airs this weekend

Screen capture reading IOWA and carrying the University of Iowa logo.The new TV spot will air during Hawkeye football broadcasts, starting with the Aug. 30 University of Northern Iowa game.

The University of Iowa will introduce a new promotional spot tomorrow (Saturday, Aug. 30), during the Hawkeye football broadcast, which will be carried nationally on the Big Ten Network. Video

President Mason updates media at start of new academic year

President Mason met with media to discuss enrollment, outcomes, research and student safetyUI President Sally Mason meets with media Tuesday, Aug. 26.

University of Iowa President Sally Mason met with reporters Tuesday, Aug. 26 at Jessup Hall as part of her regularly scheduled media availabilities. Video

Tapping Iowa City's energy

The Midwest Creative College Conference, hosted by the UI School of Urban and Regional Planning to commemorate its 50th anniversary, will be held in Iowa City Sept. 19-20. The conference will explore how college towns can convert their energy and cultural vibrance into an entrepreneurial start-up scene. Story

TIER update: Fall timeline adjusted

The Iowa Board of Regents has slowed the implementation timeline for some TIER administrative business cases, incorporated more time for faculty engagement this fall, and appointed Mark Braun to help manage the project. Story


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