Latest Campus News

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.

Ann McKenna named College of Engineering dean

Thursday, June 1, 2023
Ann F. McKenna, vice dean of strategic advancement at the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University and professor of engineering in the Polytechnic School, has been named dean of the University of Iowa College of Engineering.

Goetz named UI’s interim athletics director

Thursday, June 1, 2023
Beth Goetz has been named the University of Iowa’s interim director of athletics, effective Aug. 1.

Barta to retire from UI Department of Athletics

Friday, May 26, 2023
Gary Barta, the Henry B. and Patricia B. Tippie Director of Athletics Chair at the University of Iowa, will retire Aug. 1 after 17 years as athletics director.

Considering an e-bike? Our experts share safety, logistical information you need to know

Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Micro-mobility is increasingly becoming an option for people to get from point A to point B. You may not be familiar with the term, but you have likely seen the devices moving around the University of Iowa campus—electric bikes, skateboards, scooters, and other forms of e-wheels.

‘US News & World Report’ releases latest graduate, professional program rankings

Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Forty-four University of Iowa colleges and programs were recognized among the best in their field in the U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings for 2024. Five of these programs received a top-10 ranking in this year’s report.

UI makes space for new adult inpatient tower to improve health care access for Iowans

Monday, April 24, 2023
The west side of campus will begin to visibly transform this spring as the University of Iowa starts to make space for a new adult inpatient tower.

7 projects that may affect your campus commute

Thursday, April 13, 2023
Here are seven ongoing or upcoming projects that may affect travel around town. Remember to use caution when driving or walking near the construction area and allow extra time to reach your destination.

Pride Alliance Center finds new home on Melrose Avenue

Wednesday, April 12, 2023
The Pride Alliance Center (Pride House), a home away from home for LGBTQ students at the University of Iowa, is moving to a new, larger location, offering a blank canvas for students to creatively rebuild the space.

UI seeks approval for projects that will improve student outcomes, increase health care access for Iowans

Tuesday, April 11, 2023
The University of Iowa is seeking permission from the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, to move forward with several facilities projects that will improve student outcomes, create state-of-the art research space, and increase health care access for Iowans, including patients with the most complex cas

UI research lab suffers total loss in March 31 storm

Tuesday, April 4, 2023
The University of Iowa’s James Street Laboratory suffered a total loss from a severe storm that passed through the Iowa City/Coralville community on March 31 and will need to be rebuilt.

Campus safety services to be realigned as an organization

Thursday, March 2, 2023
The University of Iowa is restructuring its Department of Public Safety to better coordinate a wider range of safety services.

Reimagining Campus Safety Action Committee shares spring 2023 update

Thursday, March 2, 2023
The University of Iowa continues to make progress on campus safety and student well-being initiatives following recommendations from the Reimagining Campus Safety Action Committee in August 2021.