Latest Campus News

Barta to retire from UI Department of Athletics

Friday, May 26, 2023
Gary Barta, the Henry B. and Patricia B. Tippie Director of Athletics Chair at the University of Iowa, will retire Aug. 1 after 17 years as athletics director.

Considering an e-bike? Our experts share safety, logistical information you need to know

Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Micro-mobility is increasingly becoming an option for people to get from point A to point B. You may not be familiar with the term, but you have likely seen the devices moving around the University of Iowa campus—electric bikes, skateboards, scooters, and other forms of e-wheels.

‘US News & World Report’ releases latest graduate, professional program rankings

Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Forty-four University of Iowa colleges and programs were recognized among the best in their field in the U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings for 2024. Five of these programs received a top-10 ranking in this year’s report.

UI makes space for new adult inpatient tower to improve health care access for Iowans

Monday, April 24, 2023
The west side of campus will begin to visibly transform this spring as the University of Iowa starts to make space for a new adult inpatient tower.

7 projects that may affect your campus commute

Thursday, April 13, 2023
Here are seven ongoing or upcoming projects that may affect travel around town. Remember to use caution when driving or walking near the construction area and allow extra time to reach your destination.

Pride Alliance Center finds new home on Melrose Avenue

Wednesday, April 12, 2023
The Pride Alliance Center (Pride House), a home away from home for LGBTQ students at the University of Iowa, is moving to a new, larger location, offering a blank canvas for students to creatively rebuild the space.

UI seeks approval for projects that will improve student outcomes, increase health care access for Iowans

Tuesday, April 11, 2023
The University of Iowa is seeking permission from the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, to move forward with several facilities projects that will improve student outcomes, create state-of-the art research space, and increase health care access for Iowans, including patients with the most complex cas

UI research lab suffers total loss in March 31 storm

Tuesday, April 4, 2023
The University of Iowa’s James Street Laboratory suffered a total loss from a severe storm that passed through the Iowa City/Coralville community on March 31 and will need to be rebuilt.

Campus safety services to be realigned as an organization

Thursday, March 2, 2023
The University of Iowa is restructuring its Department of Public Safety to better coordinate a wider range of safety services.

Reimagining Campus Safety Action Committee shares spring 2023 update

Thursday, March 2, 2023
The University of Iowa continues to make progress on campus safety and student well-being initiatives following recommendations from the Reimagining Campus Safety Action Committee in August 2021.

New residence hall, sale of Mayflower will support UI mission to improve student success

Tuesday, February 14, 2023
Driven by research and feedback from its students, the University of Iowa is poised to make significant upgrades to its housing system in the next five years that will, in turn, improve student success and retention.

UI named top producer of Fulbright U.S. students for seventh year

Friday, February 10, 2023
The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has again named the University of Iowa a Fulbright Top Producing Institution for U.S. Students.

Krajewski, Nabhan-Warren to present UI’s 40th Presidential Lecture

Thursday, January 26, 2023
Witold Krajewski, director of the Iowa Flood Center, and Kristy Nabhan-Warren, associate vice president for research, will deliver Iowa’s 40th presidential Lecture at 4 p.m. March 2 in the International Ballroom on the second floor of the Iowa Memorial Union.

Iowa Memorial Union to undergo major renovation to better serve students

Thursday, January 19, 2023
As the IMU prepares for its 100th birthday, the university is looking to its future and how the building can continue to serve as a hub for student activity and support.

Overwhelming majority of UI faculty, staff, students report feeling valued, engaged

Thursday, January 19, 2023
Results from two important campus surveys administered in 2022 show that an overwhelming majority of University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students who took the surveys say they feel valued and engaged.

Year-by-year tips for students on finances, health, employment, fun

Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Each year at Iowa is a new adventure that brings new challenges, ideas, and opportunities for students to grow, discover, and change. Read on to learn about scholarships, job and recreation opportunities, and much more available to you at specific stages of your college career.

Gov. Reynolds awards $8.2M to University of Iowa for bioscience research, economic development

Friday, December 16, 2022
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Dec. 14 awarded an $8.2 million grant to enhance the growth of bioscience research and economic development on the campus of the University of Iowa.

Former UI president Willard “Sandy” Boyd dies at age 95

Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Willard “Sandy” Boyd served as UI’s 15th president from 1969 to 1981, returned as a law professor in 1996, and served as interim president in 2002–03. He formally retired from the university in 2015, though he continued to share his wisdom with any faculty member or administrator who sought him out.

Boyd responsible for forming UI Foundation in 1956

Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Throughout his more than 65 years at the University of Iowa, Sandy Boyd served our institution in many capacities. One of his earliest tasks was helping to conceive and establish the University of Iowa Foundation (now known as the UI Center for Advancement).

UI Department of Athletics builds momentum on facility upgrade projects

Thursday, December 1, 2022
The University of Iowa Department of Athletics continues to advance a set of projects that will provide Hawkeye student-athletes and their fans with services and facilities that rank among the best in the country.