Program provides a comprehensive introduction to UI life
First-year and transfer students spent their first few days on campus receiving a special welcome thanks to the On Iowa! program.
President Harreld comments on exciting changes at the university
As we begin a new academic year, President Harreld takes the opportunity to tell new and returning students, faculty, and staff about exciting changes at the University of Iowa.
Workshop series focuses on creating a welcoming, inclusive campus environment
University of Iowa administrators hope to increase participation in an employee workshop series about supporting diversity on campus. Faculty and staff can now register for classes in this year's Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) certificate program.
Roaming cardiologists increase rural Iowans' access to specialized heart care by 33 percent
Rural patients with heart disease often have limited access to specialized care because most cardiologists practice in cities, but a new study from the University of Iowa finds that the use of visiting consultant clinics (VCCs) in rural hospitals staffed by traveling cardiologists greatly increases access to care.
Open forums to be held early this fall
The Strategic Plan Development Group has published a draft of the University of Iowa Strategic Plan 2016–21 and is seeking campus feedback at open forums early this fall. Read on to learn how you can get involved.
10 things faculty and staff should know going into the fall semester
It can be hard to keep up with everything happening on such a large and bustling campus. So as you get into the groove of another academic year, here are 10 things you might not know about, but should.
UI engineers hope to test new treatment technologies for towns with fewer than 2,000 residents
Engineers at the University of Iowa hope to help small Iowa towns wrestling with costly wastewater treatment upgrades. They've proposed a site where new technologies can be tested and approved for use.
Bruce Harreld, Barry Butler, Georgina Dodge, and other UI leaders speak about campus climate improvement efforts that took place over the summer, as well as initiatives that the university will roll out in the coming months. Read on to learn how you can contribute to the discussion.
Thousands of first-year students make UI their home
Thousands of first-year students moved into residence halls across the UI campus on Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 17 and 18. About 3,000 students were expected to arrive each day, with move-ins scheduled in shifts and assisted by volunteers from the UI community.
Video-based CHOOSE curriculum offers strategies for students
Bystander intervention training has always been an integral part of the University of Iowa’s On Iowa! program, which provides a comprehensive introduction to campus life for first-year students. But this year, even more students will receive the important training thanks to a deliberate change in scheduling.
UI study encourages better communication between academics and professionals
A recent survey by the University of Iowa and three other universities has found that academic researchers and business managers share a number of common interests, including eliminating pay inequality and discrimination. The problem? Managers still believe there's a gap between ivory tower research and office tower operations.