Student life leader has served the UI in various capacities for 30 years
Vice President for Student Life Tom Rocklin has announced he intends to retire in July 2017 after serving the University of Iowa in various capacities for 30 years. “I have been fortunate to have a career doing things that matter to me and working with people I admire,” Rocklin says.
Students, faculty, and staff from across campus will keep plan alive
The University of Iowa has released its Strategic Plan 2016–21, a streamlined road map with goals, strategies, tasks, and metrics to guide UI decision making over the next five years.
The Iowa Memorial Union and UI Libraries will host events during finals week to help students recharge between study sessions and make the final push to winter break.
Service provides late night transportation for people of all genders
NITE RIDE will operate on a 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. schedule starting at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11.
Latest Working at Iowa results show long-term growth in conflict management; most employees would recommend the UI to job seekers
Results for the 2016 Working at Iowa survey show that 92 percent of University of Iowa employees would recommend the university to a friend seeking employment.
Outdoor concert delivers holiday cheer, year after year
The notes might be low, but people's spirits are high whenever Collegium Tubum takes to the steps of Old Capitol come semester's end. For some four decades, the light-hearted Holiday Tubas concert has attracted a crowd of adoring fans.
Web hosting marks fourth completed OneIT project
Nearly all University of Iowa websites now use the same content-management system, Drupal—and using common technology yields a host of benefits, such as cost savings, greater expertise, and sharing custom modules.
Our Lives Online will begin in January
The spring 2017 Theme Semester, titled Our Lives Online, will explore the internet and technology, online networks, and technological advances. Planned activities will focus on social media, trends in big data, and new and rapidly changing technology.
Engineering class studies automated vehicle technologies
The UI College of Engineering's Automated Vehicle Systems Inc. class is run more like a startup company, and engages students in ways not usually found in typical classwork.
Diane Slusarski is first woman to head the department
On July 1, 2016, Diane Slusarski became departmental executive officer of the University of Iowa Department of Biology. Slusarski is the first woman to lead the department, and she aims to set a new course while being an example of female leadership in a STEM field.
IIHR–Hydroscience and Engineering researchers recently completed a project for the city of St. Louis
IIHR researchers recently built a 1:16 scale model of part of a new sewer collection system to test and validate the design of various underground tunnels for the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District.
The UI Executive Master of Health Administration program is training today's health care professionals to become the leaders of tomorrow
The University of Iowa Executive Master of Health Administration program is open to working health care professionals, whether clinicians or managers, who want to move into leadership positions. This fall, the EMHA program was expanded to The John and Mary Pappajohn Education Center in Des Moines.