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.
Sue Curry, dean of the College of Public Health, comments on her field's bright future
Sue Curry, dean of the College of Public Health, sees a bright future for her field. The college has expanded its programming to include undergraduate degrees at a time when the number of careers in public health is predicted to increase significantly.
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.
Changes coming to Hospital, West Campus, and Interdorm routes
University of Iowa Parking and Transportation will add a CAMBUS route and adjust several others beginning Monday, Aug. 22, 2016.
Iowa Edge offers support to first-generation college students and those from underrepresented backgrounds
The Iowa Edge program offers extra support to students who come from underrepresented backgrounds, as well as to those who are the first in their family to attend college. The program's purpose is to ease students' concerns and ensure that participants successfully transition into college life at the UI.
UI College of Pharmacy grads securing highly sought-after residencies
Ninety percent of graduates from the UI College of Pharmacy landed the residencies they wanted in 2016. That's well above the national average of 68 percent, according to the American Society of Health System Pharmacists. Completing these competitive residencies will improve the graduates' chances of securing the jobs they want.