Latest Campus News

REACH + Hawks = Success

Thursday, March 15, 2012
The UI men's basketball team has been enjoying a nice run the last few weeks, and REACH student Danny Tyson is enjoying the experience right along with the Hawkeyes.

Why the short face?

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Fossils from an Ice Age giant short-faced bear are now on display at the University of Iowa Museum of Natural History. The short-faced bear bones are displayed in a special temporary exhibit.

It's called the Herdbook because...???

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Almost all UI faculty and staff know what the Herdbook is (the university directory); how it became known as the Herdbook isn't common knowledge. Kelli Andresen attempts to wrangle the answer.

Rockin' comedy at the IMU on March 23

Tuesday, March 13, 2012
'30 Rock' actor Judah Friedlander puts on his stand-up comedy hat for a performance at the Iowa Memorial Union on March 23.

Honest Abe meets modern politics

Monday, March 12, 2012
Could Honest Abe survive in today's political climate?

Making the impossible possible

Friday, March 9, 2012
Community activist, MacArthur Fellow, and author Bill Strickland will visit the University of Iowa and Iowa City community April 2 and 3.

White as snow, red as blood

Friday, March 9, 2012
Orrin W. Robinson III, Professor of German Studies at Stanford University, will present “White as Snow, Red as Blood: Girls and Women in the Grimms’ Fairy Tales,” at 6 p.m., Monday, March 19, in the South Room of the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU).

Calling all advocates of gender equity

Friday, March 9, 2012
University of Iowa students, staff, and faculty who are concerned about gender equity, sexual harassment, diversity, and opportunities for women are invited to apply for membership in the UI Council on the Status of Women (CSW).

Seeking coal alternatives

Friday, March 9, 2012
The University of Iowa has received a $25,000 grant to help expand its use of biorenewable fuel in the campus power plants.

Childish Gambino performs at the UI April 16

Friday, March 9, 2012
Childish Gambino is bringing his lyrical hip-hop to the University of Iowa April 16.

Registration open for youth spring break tennis camp

Thursday, March 8, 2012
University of Iowa Recreational Services is offering a spring break tennis camp for children ages 6–16 from March 12–16.

Introducing Iowa Now

Wednesday, March 7, 2012
A new website offers a one-stop online shop for news, multimedia, and features about University of Iowa people and programs, sharing stories designed to inform, intrigue, and inspire.

Registration open for lifeguard certification course

Thursday, March 1, 2012
UI Recreational Services is offering a course for those who are interested in receiving an American Red Cross Universal Certificate indicating certification in Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED. The course runs Mar. 23–25.

Are companies hiring again?

Thursday, March 1, 2012
Businesses may be in a hiring mood if the numbers at February's University of Iowa spring job and internship fair were any indication.

Iowans as art

Thursday, March 1, 2012
Peter Feldstein made Iowans the focus for a series of life-size photographs displayed throughout the new College of Public Health Building.

State of the arts: Building concepts unveiled

Thursday, March 1, 2012
Rod Lehnertz, UI director of planning, design, and construction, and architects presented initial plans for new Hancher, music, and visual arts facilities.

Sleigh Bells headlining RiverFest 2012 with April 24 performance

Thursday, March 1, 2012
Sleigh Bells will perform in the Main Lounge of the Iowa Memorial Union on April 24, during the University of Iowa’s annual RiverFest.

The last elm

Thursday, March 1, 2012
Once, more than 100 American elm trees graced the Pentacrest. A wave of Dutch elm disease reduced the Pentacrest population to a single tree. May it long inspire poets, artists, and Frisbee-throwers.