Latest Campus News

Iowa recognized by EPA as top green power user

Thursday, February 3, 2022
The University of Iowa, which recently became a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Green Power Partner, is recognized on several of the EPA’s Top Green Power Partner Lists.

UI creates Iowa Mid-Career Faculty Scholar Award

Thursday, January 27, 2022
The University of Iowa has created a new award to recognize and retain outstanding tenured faculty.

4 Iowa professors win prestigious NEH grants

Thursday, January 27, 2022
Four University of Iowa faculty members were awarded the nation’s most prestigious humanities scholarship, National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grants. The NEH awarded $24.7 million to 208 humanities projects nationwide.

Transformational Faculty Hiring Program will provide funding to attract outstanding faculty in strategic areas

Thursday, January 20, 2022
The University of Iowa Office of the President and Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost are launching a program to hire tenured faculty who can have a transformational impact on the university because of their expertise in strategic areas of scholarship and teaching.

39th Presidential Lecture will highlight 3 areas of UI distinction

Thursday, January 20, 2022
This February, in conjunction with the University of Iowa’s 175th anniversary, the Presidential Lecture Series will feature presentations from three distinguished UI faculty members—Craig Kletzing, Christopher Merrill, and Patricia Winokur.

Old Capitol dome regilding to begin in spring

Thursday, January 20, 2022
The University of Iowa is moving forward with a recommendation to regild the Old Capitol dome. Work is expected to begin this spring and be complete by the start of the fall 2022 semester.

Legendary Iowa space physicist Donald Gurnett dies

Thursday, January 13, 2022
Donald Gurnett, a pioneering space scientist whose career as a student, teacher, and researcher at the University of Iowa spanned more than 60 years, died on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022. He was 81.

UI to embark on 10-year facilities master plan

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
The University of Iowa will begin planning the next 10 years of facilities construction and upgrades, creating much-needed academic space at the core of campus and modernizing the delivery of education and patient care to Iowans.

State lab rushing $9.2M expansion to help with COVID-19

Wednesday, January 5, 2022
The University of Iowa has until June 30, 2023, to complete a federally-funded, $9.2 million expansion of its State Hygienic Lab, which has served Iowa’s public health needs for more than a century and processed about 1.6 million COVID-19 specimens over the past nearly two years.

UI seeks permission to proceed with planning 10-year revitalization of campus facilities

Tuesday, January 4, 2022
To continue delivering on its missions of teaching, research, and patient care, the University of Iowa is asking the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, for permission to proceed with planning a 10-year revitalization of campus facilities.

Recapping fall 2021 commencement

Tuesday, December 28, 2021
Nearly 1,800 University of Iowa students received their degrees at fall 2021 commencement ceremonies Dec. 16—19.

UI appoints Mark Bullock assistant vice president, director of public safety

Wednesday, December 22, 2021
The University of Iowa has appointed Mark Bullock as the next assistant vice president and director of public safety after a national search.

Severe weather expected [Dec. 15]

Wednesday, December 15, 2021
The University of Iowa is closely monitoring the severe weather expected to impact our area this afternoon and overnight into Thursday morning. At this time, the forecasted risk for extreme conditions varies across the state and are lesser in the Iowa City-Cedar Rapids area.

Dates and times of fall 2021 commencement ceremonies announced

Wednesday, December 8, 2021
On Dec. 16–19, nearly 2,000 University of Iowa students will receive their degrees in a livestreamed, virtual commencement ceremonies.

JJ Neiman-Brown Academic Caretaking Fund to support Hawkeye parents, caregivers

Wednesday, December 8, 2021
The fund, in memory of J.J. Neiman-Brown, who died unexpectedly at nearly three years old, will support child care and other costs related to caregiving for University of Iowa tenured, tenure-track, and non-tenure-track faculty and postdoctoral researchers.

Reminder: Extreme weather protocol on campus

Thursday, November 11, 2021
With winter weather returning to Iowa City, it’s important for those on campus to get reacquainted with the University of Iowa’s Extreme Weather Protocol.

Photos celebrate the UI global experience during International Education Week

Tuesday, November 9, 2021
A student’s first glimpse of the ocean during an excursion to the Galapagos. An evening in Seville that inspired a Spanish-learning journey. A welcoming carpet of black-eyed Susans in bloom on the Pentacrest.

Future of Work pilot phase extended through June 30

Thursday, November 4, 2021
The University of Iowa will extend the current Future of Work pilot phase to June 30, 2022, to allow more data and feedback about current hybrid, remote, and flexible work arrangements to be collected and reported.

University to debut co-working space as part of Future of Work pilot

Thursday, November 4, 2021
A new co-working space called CoWork Commons will open in University Capitol Centre (UCC) on Nov. 4 to provide an alternative work space for University of Iowa employees who need occasional desk and meeting space and access to office equipment they may not have at home.

UI professor creates intellectual hub for Korean studies

Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Hyaeweol Choi helped create the Korean Studies Research Network, an intellectual hub intended to expand the study and visibility of Korean history, society, and culture in the Midwest.