Latest Campus News

Reminder: Familiarize yourself with UI's Extreme Weather Plan

Monday, October 30, 2023
With winter weather returning to Iowa City, it’s important for the campus community to get reacquainted with the University of Iowa’s Extreme Weather Plan.

Duane Banks Field renovation will improve game-day experience

Monday, October 30, 2023
A proposed renovation to the home of the University of Iowa baseball team is being considered for final approval by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, at its November meeting. Duane Banks Field opened on Stadium Drive in 1974 and sits between landmarks Kinnick Stadium and Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Main Library will be closed Oct. 27—30

Wednesday, October 25, 2023
The Main Library will be closed from 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, to 7:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 30, because of a water outage throughout the building due to an ENGIE utility construction project.

Campus invited to Health Sciences Academic Building groundbreaking on Oct. 31

Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Faculty, staff, and students are invited to a groundbreaking ceremony for a new, state-of-the-art building that will house three of the University of Iowa’s most popular and top-ranked programs. The ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31.

Photos and videos: A Homecoming to remember

Monday, October 9, 2023
Hawkeyes showed up and showed out for Homecoming 2023.

Inside the heartwarming waving tradition by Iowa Hawkeyes

Friday, October 6, 2023
In what’s called the best tradition in college sports, NBC’s Harry Smith shares the history of people in the Kinnick Stadium waving to patients at Stead Family Children's Hospital overlooking the field — and meets a player in a full-circle moment.

Education’s ‘walking Google’ says farewell

Monday, October 2, 2023
Bettina Hass retired Oct. 2 after more than four decades of dedicated service to College of Education.

Pen before shovel: Adele Vanarsdale helps UI design its future

Friday, September 22, 2023
As the university navigates its 10-year facilities master plan, Adele Vanarsdale, director of campus project planning, talks about her experience at Iowa, the holistic and purposeful vision for campus, and the pleasure of working for the university whose sports teams she grew up rooting for.

Connecting On-Campus Work to Life Skills

Friday, September 22, 2023
To further connections between curricular and experiential learning, the University of Iowa created a program to hold regular conversations between student employees and their on-campus supervisors, deepening their on-the-job learning and relationships on campus.

UI Mathematics marks 25 years of expanding access to doctoral education

Tuesday, September 19, 2023
The UI Department of Mathematics helped launch the Math Alliance, which has had an incredible impact expanding access to doctorate degrees to people of color across the country, including 50 minority graduates from Iowa.

President Wilson, Provost Kregel discuss latest 'U.S. News & World Report' rankings

Friday, September 15, 2023
The most recent U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings list the University of Iowa as the top public university in the nation for undergraduate nursing and writing in the disciplines. The latest overall rankings also included multiple schools that improved or dropped 10 or more spots—including Iowa.

UI holds top public nursing, writing programs in ‘US News’ rankings of best universities

Friday, September 15, 2023
The University of Iowa improved its national ranking in undergraduate nursing programs to No. 4 and is tied for No. 1 among public universities, while also remaining the best public writing program in the country, according to the latest rankings published by U.S. News & World Report.

Celebrating Year 1 with the UI Stanley Museum of Art

Tuesday, August 29, 2023
The University of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art is celebrating its first anniversary by reflecting on the past 12 months and sharing a vision for what guests can expect from another exciting year of world-class art and education.

6 projects that may affect your campus commute

Tuesday, August 29, 2023
As the fall semester gets underway, here are six ongoing projects that may affect travel around campus. Please remember to use caution when driving or walking near construction areas and allow extra time to reach your destination.

Take a look inside UI's fascinating Libraries Annex

Monday, August 28, 2023
The University of Iowa Libraries Annex is inconspicuously tucked between warehouses on the outskirts of Iowa City. The 60,000-square-foot facility stores about 1.8 million volumes—not including thousands of Special Collections and Archives materials—but has capacity for up to 4.8 million. It's the only facility of its kind in the state, and a critical component of the UI Libraries' strategy, streamlining management, preservation, and access to physical book collections.

UI social media channels ranked No. 1 for 5th straight year

Thursday, August 24, 2023
The 2023 Higher Ed Social Media Engagement Report by Rival IQ ranks Iowa first on Facebook, second on Twitter, 11th on Instagram, eighth on Twitter, and 35th on TikTok.

10 things you may have missed over the summer

Friday, August 18, 2023
Whether you were out of town, on vacation, or unplugged for the summer, here are 10 things you may have missed.

New real-time parking dashboard helps you find parking quickly

Monday, July 31, 2023
UI Parking and Transportation has created a public parking dashboard to help you find available parking in campus facilities. The dashboard refreshes every 15 seconds to provide real-time parking availability and includes links to facility information.