Latest Campus News

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.

UI approves P3 funding to support 4 new projects in FY24

Wednesday, July 5, 2023
The University of Iowa will use the next round of P3 funding to enhance student success, retain critical employees, and share faculty research and scholarship with the public.

UI expert Charles Stanier explains poor air quality from Canadian wildfires

Wednesday, June 28, 2023
The bright blue sky we’re accustomed to seeing over the Old Capitol dome recently has been disguised by a smoky haze from wildfires in Canada. The smoke has resulted in an air quality advisory issued for eastern Iowa and other parts of the state, disrupting some outdoor activities and putting people with certain health conditions on alert.

UI Department of Dance relocation to renovated building will unlock series of campus projects

Wednesday, June 28, 2023
The University of Iowa is in the beginning stages of planning for the Department of Dance to vacate aging Halsey Hall and relocate to the Performing Arts Annex, the renamed former art museum that sits among other arts buildings on the west side of the Iowa River.

Iowa City comes together for Pride Parade and Festival

Monday, June 19, 2023
The Iowa City Pride celebration took place Saturday, June 17, in downtown Iowa City. Thousands of people, including many members of the University of Iowa community, took part. Events included a parade, music, food, art, and vendor booths.

Regents approve 2023-24 tuition increase for UI students

Thursday, June 15, 2023
Following another year of flat state funding, the Board of Regents, state of Iowa, approved a tuition increase for University of Iowa students to address higher inflationary costs. At its June 14 meeting, the board approved a $305 increase to undergraduate tuition and a $381 increase to graduate tuition.

UI students named to dean's list for spring 2023 semester

Monday, June 12, 2023
More than 7,100 students at the University of Iowa were named to the dean’s list for the 2023 spring semester.

UI seeks more flexibility for leasing, selling land at UI Research Park

Thursday, June 8, 2023
The University of Iowa is asking the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, to bolster the appeal of the UI Research Park to biotech and medical research firms by allowing more flexible terms for securing land on which they build.

Regents to consider final approval of UI’s new Health Sciences Academic Building

Wednesday, June 7, 2023
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will consider approval of the project description and budget for the University of Iowa’s proposed new Health Sciences Academic Building when it meets June 13—14 in Iowa City. If approved, the new six-level building would be built south of Slater Residence Hall and west of Grand Avenue Court, adjacent to the Gerdin Athletic Learning Center.