Latest Campus News

Planting Hope: The Anne Frank Tree Arrives in Iowa

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
“Why Anne Frank Still Matters” is the topic of a virtual Obermann Conversation on Monday, Oct. 18, from 5 to 6 p.m. Kumpf Baele will speak, along with Rabbi Esther Hugenholtz of Agudas Achim Synagogue, Mallory Hellman of the Iowa Youth Writing Project, and undergraduate Meghan Maleri, who has participated in Kumpf Baele’s popular course “Anne Frank and Her Story.”

Search committee announced for assistant VP and director of UI Public Safety

Monday, October 11, 2021
Amid an ongoing process to improve current campus safety systems as a result of recommendations by the Reimagining Campus Safety Committee, the University of Iowa is beginning its search for a new assistant vice president and director of UI Public Safety.

UI to mark 175 years in 2022

Thursday, October 7, 2021
The University of Iowa will celebrate its 175th anniversary in 2022, with special events and activities planned throughout the academic year, including special exhibits at UI Libraries and Pentacrest Museums.

Dedication of UI’s new College of Pharmacy building set for Oct. 15

Thursday, October 7, 2021
The University of Iowa will host a ceremony Friday, Oct. 15, to dedicate the College of Pharmacy’s new building, which opened to students at the start of the spring 2020 semester but whose dedication ceremony was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Epic MegaGrant aims to pair Iowa’s virtual human model with Unreal Engine

Thursday, October 7, 2021
The University of Iowa Technology Institute (ITI) has received an Epic MegaGrant that will be used to explore the integration of its virtual human, Santos, with Epic Games’ Unreal Engine.

New UI Anti-Violence Plan addresses findings from 2021 Speak Out Iowa survey

Thursday, September 30, 2021
Through its latest comprehensive anti-violence plan, the University of Iowa continues to enhance efforts to combat sexual misconduct (sexual harassment, technology-facilitated harassment, stalking, dating violence, and sexual violence) on our campus.

Museum zebra gets X-ray

Thursday, September 23, 2021
The Department of Radiology at University of Iowa Health Care along with University of Iowa Health Care Information Systems teamed up with the Museum of Natural History to help conservators learn more about the methods used to prepare a historic Zebra specimen on display in Mammal Hall.

University of Iowa increases biofuel acres with miscanthus

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
The University of Iowa met its goal of 40 percent renewable energy by 2020, with help from tall grasses

UI seeks state funding to modernize MacLean Hall

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
The University of Iowa is seeking state funding to modernize an iconic building on campus that is home to one of the fastest-growing undergraduate programs.

Meet Iowa’s 2021–22 shared governance leaders

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
University of Iowa shared governance bodies elect new leadership each spring semester. Check out a Q&A with the new leaders of Faculty Senate, Staff Council, Undergraduate Student Government, and Graduate and Professional Student Government.

UI Stanley Museum of Art to be a space for teaching, research, inspiration

Thursday, August 26, 2021
The new UI Stanley Museum of Art is getting its interior finishing touches. When complete, the facility will feature not only gallery space for the museum’s collection but also an education floor for teaching and research and a multipurpose lobby.

Welcome to the fall 2021 semester, Hawkeyes!

Thursday, August 26, 2021
The University of Iowa welcomed students back to campus for the start of the fall 2021 semester and celebrated the return to an in-person experience with numerous OnIowa! events to help get them acclimated to campus.

9 things you may have missed over the summer

Wednesday, August 18, 2021
If you’ve been away from campus and unplugged over the summer, you can easily get up to speed with what happened while you were away by reviewing this list.

Reimagining Campus Safety Action Committee delivers final report, findings

Thursday, August 12, 2021
University of Iowa’s Reimagining Campus Safety Action Committee has delivered its findings and recommendations for the future of public safety on campus to President Barbara Wilson.

Wild Bill’s Coffee Shop transitions to Wild Bill’s Workshop

Monday, August 9, 2021
Wild Bill’s in North Hall will no longer operate as a coffee shop. Instead, the School of Social Work is reimagining the space as a workshop and classroom.

Marcussen named UI’s new campus health officer

Thursday, July 22, 2021
The University of Iowa has named Britt Marcussen its new campus health officer.

7 collaborative projects approved for P3 funding

Thursday, June 17, 2021
After a rigorous proposal and selection process, the University of Iowa has awarded seven interdisciplinary projects with more than $12 million in funding generated by the public-private partnership (P3) with its utility system.

Future of Work@Iowa shares final report for campus

Thursday, June 10, 2021
The University of Iowa’s Future of Work@Iowa committee has shared its final report as campus prepares to resume in-person, face-to-face instruction in the fall 2021 semester.

University moves closer to development of former University Club site

Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Pending Board of Regents, State of Iowa, approval, the university will enter a development agreement with Des Moines-based company Build to Suit, Inc./Focus Development and Newbury Living to develop residential, non-student apartments overlooking Finkbine Golf Course.

Planning begins for new Student Well-Being Center

Tuesday, May 25, 2021
In a partnership between the University of Iowa Division of Student Life, Campus Planning, and undergraduate and graduate student governments, the University of Iowa is moving forward with a proposal to create a new Student Well-Being Center.