Latest Campus News

Second candidate for university ombudsperson announced

Tuesday, March 29, 2022
A University of Iowa search committee has announced the second finalist for the next ombudsperson.

Construction begins on new building for Nonfiction Writing Program

Monday, March 28, 2022
The University of Iowa is bolstering its writing resources in an impressive way as construction began earlier this month on a new building for the renowned Nonfiction Writing Program.

First candidate for university ombudsperson announced

Monday, March 28, 2022
A University of Iowa search committee has announced the first finalist for the next ombudsperson.

2021 student Campus Climate Survey data show strong sense of belonging

Thursday, March 24, 2022
Results of the 2021 Campus Climate Survey show an overwhelming majority of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students who took the survey report feeling like they belong at the University of Iowa or in their program of study.

Iowa named national leader in women's leadership, representation

Thursday, March 24, 2022
With President Barbara Wilson leading the institution and a majority of colleges led by women , the University of Iowa was named a national leader in gender equality in a 2022 study by the Eos Foundation.

UI ombudsperson candidates to participate in open forums

Thursday, March 24, 2022
The University of Iowa search committee for the new university ombudsperson has selected three final candidates. The candidates will participate in open forums March 28 to April 1 where they will meet with faculty, staff, students, shared governance, and campus leadership.

UI announces bold new vision for performing arts, Hancher

Thursday, March 10, 2022
New Office of Performing Arts and Engagement will elevate Hancher’s role on campus as it grows to become university-wide hub for the development, production, and presentation of performing arts.

Nachte Raho makes thrilling return to Hancher Auditorium

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
The University of Iowa hosted the 2022 Nachte Raho dance competition March 5, 2022 inside Hancher Auditorium

VP for Legal Affairs Carroll Reasoner announces retirement

Thursday, March 3, 2022
University of Iowa Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel Carroll J. Reasoner has announced that she will retire once her successor is hired.

Highlights from Iowa’s 175th anniversary weekend

Wednesday, March 2, 2022
The University of Iowa officially celebrated its 175th anniversary on Feb. 25—27 with two key events, the installation of Barbara Wilson as the university’s 22nd president and the 2022 Presidential Lecture.

Campus community can provide feedback on UI's 2022-27 Strategic Plan

Thursday, February 17, 2022
As development of the University of Iowa’s 2022-2027 Strategic Plan continues, the Strategy Team overseeing the process is seeking additional feedback from the campus community.

39th annual Presidential Lecture: Proud Legacy, Promising Future

Thursday, February 17, 2022
This year’s 39th annual Presidential Lecture features presentations from three of Iowa’s most distinguished areas: health care, writing, and space physics.

Richard O. Jacobson Foundation gives $70 million to expand health care for Iowans

Tuesday, February 15, 2022
This is the largest donation the University of Iowa has received in its 175-year history.

UI video series to address diversity progress on campus

Wednesday, February 9, 2022
The University of Iowa Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is highlighting the institution’s advances toward becoming a more inclusive community by producing a video series titled The Journey to Unity Update. Weekly installments will feature conversations between community members fro

UI commits funding to recruit, retain faculty with new program

Thursday, February 3, 2022
A new program created in 2021 to recruit and retain faculty, including those from underrepresented backgrounds, has committed more than $4 million to support 25 positions in its first year.

Search committee announced for university ombudsperson

Thursday, February 3, 2022
After more than 15 years at the university, long time Ombudsperson Cynthia Joyce has announced she will retire. A search committee has been tasked with finding the next university ombudsperson.

Chuck Swanson to retire from Hancher Auditorium

Thursday, February 3, 2022
Chuck Swanson, longtime executive director of Hancher Auditorium at the University of Iowa, has announced his upcoming retirement.

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.