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A steel beam decorated by the public before being hoisted into place in the new Hancher Auditorium. Photos by Bill Adams
Published: 2014.10.15 | By Bill Adams | 11:29 AM
Published: 2014.10.15
By Bill Adams
11:29 AM
Hancher Auditorium is halfway home, so to speak. The Leave Your Mark event, held Oct. 7 and 8, was conceived to celebrate this milestone in the construction process. Photo Feature

UI helping students become good money managers, reduce loan borrowing

University of Iowa Financial Literacy Services, a program offered by the Office of Student Financial Aid, provides one-on-one, in-depth loan counseling and budgeting assistance to students. Story

Driving and parking restrictions on Tuesday, Oct. 21

Setup and safety for Tuesday's campaign visit by first lady Michelle Obama will affect access to University of Iowa facilities Tuesday, Oct. 21, between approximately 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Story

UI soft skills training makes students more employable

University of Iowa student Paul Smith answers a question during class at the Pappajohn Business Building in Iowa City on Friday, Sept. 26.

Soft skills—those that focus on things like communication and collaboration—are in greater demand by employers, and programs in the Tippie College of Business and Pomerantz Career Center are helping UI students learn those skills. Story from: The Gazette

The Gazette

New source to keep you in the know

Screen capture of the new UI event page

A new online resource makes it easy to keep track of everything happening on campus. The UI Events Calendar—located at—provides a one-stop shop for information about what’s current and what’s popular. Story

UI service helps Iowa small businesses go global


The University of Iowa's Institute for International Business and John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center have partnered with the Iowa Association of Business and Industry to begin a consulting service for small and mid-sized businesses in Iowa that want to enter global markets. Story from: Des Moines Business Record

Des Moines Business Record

Media advisory: You@UI open house to draw thousands of guests

Members of the media are invited to cover the You@UI Academic and Student Life Open House, a massive event hosted by the University of Iowa on Saturday, Oct. 25, when up to 3,000 prospective students and family members visit campus. Story

Deepening the pool

illustration of male and femail icons incorporated into the text 50 | 50

A team of University of Iowa students is working closely with an organization to bring more gender balance to the state’s elected leadership, where a woman has still never been separately elected to a statewide or federal office. Story

Investing in the arts

UI School of Music rendering, courtesy of LMN Architects

For more than seven decades, the West family has supported and serviced music education for countless people of all ages throughout Iowa, the region, and internationally. Now, with a recent gift to the University of Iowa, the family is providing crucial support to one of the area’s most ambitious ever arts initiatives. Story

'Sustainability through historic salvage'

Roof work

A day-long symposium focusing on the process and benefit of historic architectural salvage will be held Saturday, Nov 8, at Art Building West, 141 N. Riverside Dr. on the University of Iowa campus. Though free, registration for the conference is required by Nov. 6. Story

Electing to enhance their job prospects

Andrea Jansa and Jimmy Centers at the State Capitol

Midterm elections are coming up, and a new U.S. president will be voted into office in just two years. While many voters dread the aggressive political campaigning that is sure to come, some students at the University of Iowa use the opportunity to advance their careers. Story


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