Latest Campus News

Campus Climate Survey results help define DEI priorities for 2021-22

Monday, January 25, 2021
Results of the 2020 Campus Climate Survey show that, on average, University of Iowa faculty, staff, and postdoctoral scholars feel valued and satisfied with the university and within their respective departments and units.

UI to implement 5 key DEI initiatives

Monday, January 25, 2021
In order to continue improving diversity, equity, and inclusion across campus and address specific areas outlined in the 2020 Campus Climate Survey results released earlier this week, the University of Iowa will implement five new initiatives.

Hawkeyes positioned for success despite these challenging times

Thursday, January 21, 2021
It goes without saying that life has been difficult and stressful for all of us, especially over the past year.

2020 Working at Iowa survey shows high levels of faculty, staff engagement

Thursday, January 14, 2021
Nearly all University of Iowa employees who took the 2020 Working at Iowa survey report they value and understand what is expected of them in their work, and that they understand how their job fits into the overall mission of the university.

Presidential search committee meeting moved to Jan. 8

Monday, December 28, 2020
The next meeting of the University of Iowa presidential search committee will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 8.

Iowa’s Nurse Anesthetists Switch Gears During Pandemic

Monday, December 21, 2020
With a reduction in UI Hospitals & Clinics' general surgical capacity due to COVID-19, hospital administrators reached out to its certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) to help staff its ICUs. A large portion of the CRNAs who have stepped up to fill the void are graduates of the UI College of Nursing’s doctorate-level anesthesia nursing program.

Presidential search committee to meet Dec. 30

Monday, December 21, 2020
The next meeting of the University of Iowa presidential search committee will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30.

President Harreld and Interim Provost Kregel: A message at semester’s close

Thursday, December 17, 2020
In this message at the end of the fall semester, President Harreld and Interim Provost remind Hawkeyes to look after themselves, focus on the fundamentals, and stay strong.

Thank you, UI faculty and staff, for continuing to rise to the challenge

Thursday, December 17, 2020
The fall 2020 semester has been unlike any other, and Hawkeyes across campus have worked tirelessly to keep buildings open and safe; provide quality education to our students; and keep other essential operations running smoothly. Here are just a few of their stories.

Campus invited to provide input on next president

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students are invited to provide input at upcoming listening sessions as the presidential search committee creates a position description for the next president.

Professor goes viral for offering students Thanksgiving dinner

Monday, November 30, 2020
A professor at University of Iowa is doing something a little different this Thanksgiving: She and three of her children will prepare and deliver home-cooked meals to students stuck at school because of the pandemic.

A professor offered to deliver Thanksgiving meals to all her students. Her kindness went viral

Monday, November 30, 2020
When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued recommendations against traveling or gathering for Thanksgiving, Liz Pearce, a longtime lecturer at the University of Iowa, was worried for her students. They’ve had a hard semester already, she thought, and Thanksgiving spent solo would be another tough blow. The communication studies professor and mother of four swiftly drafted an email...

College of Public Health students trace COVID-19

Thursday, November 19, 2020
Community members who contract or are exposed to COVID-19 may find themselves talking on the phone with Rebecca Nyangufi, one of about 45 University of Iowa College of Public Health students who are working part-time as contact tracers at Johnson County Public Health in Iowa City. These students have the unique experience of helping the local public health department and wider community handle the...

Amy Kristof-Brown named new dean of Tippie College of Business

Thursday, November 19, 2020
Amy Kristof-Brown, senior associate dean and Henry B. Tippie Research Professor of Management in the Tippie College of Business, has been named dean of the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business.

UI honors recipients of 2020 faculty, staff awards

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Twenty-one faculty and staff members are being honored with the University of Iowa’s 2020 Faculty and Staff Awards. A virtual celebration is being planned for spring. Also honored will be recipients of the 2019 Regents Award for Faculty and Staff Excellence.

Reimagining Campus Safety Action Committee announces town hall meetings to gather campus input

Thursday, November 12, 2020
The University of Iowa’s Reimagining Campus Safety Action Committee is making progress on creating a shared vision for a safe and inclusive campus for every member of the community.

Reminder: Extreme weather protocol on campus

Thursday, November 12, 2020
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.

UI presidential search committee announced

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, has announced the names of the University of Iowa Presidential Search Committee. The committee is charged with identifying finalists for the board’s consideration to become the next president of the UI.

Applications for UI’s P3 grant program coming this fall

Thursday, October 22, 2020
Though the COVID-19 pandemic has delayed the grant process for distributing funds generated by the University of Iowa’s utility public-private partnership (P3), the group established to manage the fund is ready to return to the process and soon will announce how members of campus can apply.

Tippie dean finalists to participate in virtual campus visits, open forums

Thursday, October 22, 2020
The University of Iowa search committee for the new dean of the Tippie College of Business has selected three final candidates. The candidates will participate in virtual visits over the next two weeks to participate in public forums and meet with faculty, staff, and leadership at Tippie.