Latest Campus News

UI seeks permission to proceed with planning 10-year revitalization of campus facilities

Tuesday, January 4, 2022
To continue delivering on its missions of teaching, research, and patient care, the University of Iowa is asking the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, for permission to proceed with planning a 10-year revitalization of campus facilities.

Recapping fall 2021 commencement

Tuesday, December 28, 2021
Nearly 1,800 University of Iowa students received their degrees at fall 2021 commencement ceremonies Dec. 16—19.

UI appoints Mark Bullock assistant vice president, director of public safety

Wednesday, December 22, 2021
The University of Iowa has appointed Mark Bullock as the next assistant vice president and director of public safety after a national search.

Severe weather expected [Dec. 15]

Wednesday, December 15, 2021
The University of Iowa is closely monitoring the severe weather expected to impact our area this afternoon and overnight into Thursday morning. At this time, the forecasted risk for extreme conditions varies across the state and are lesser in the Iowa City-Cedar Rapids area.

Dates and times of fall 2021 commencement ceremonies announced

Wednesday, December 8, 2021
On Dec. 16–19, nearly 2,000 University of Iowa students will receive their degrees in a livestreamed, virtual commencement ceremonies.

JJ Neiman-Brown Academic Caretaking Fund to support Hawkeye parents, caregivers

Wednesday, December 8, 2021
The fund, in memory of J.J. Neiman-Brown, who died unexpectedly at nearly three years old, will support child care and other costs related to caregiving for University of Iowa tenured, tenure-track, and non-tenure-track faculty and postdoctoral researchers.

Reminder: Extreme weather protocol on campus

Thursday, November 11, 2021
With winter weather returning to Iowa City, it’s important for those on campus to get reacquainted with the University of Iowa’s Extreme Weather Protocol.

Photos celebrate the UI global experience during International Education Week

Tuesday, November 9, 2021
A student’s first glimpse of the ocean during an excursion to the Galapagos. An evening in Seville that inspired a Spanish-learning journey. A welcoming carpet of black-eyed Susans in bloom on the Pentacrest.

Future of Work pilot phase extended through June 30

Thursday, November 4, 2021
The University of Iowa will extend the current Future of Work pilot phase to June 30, 2022, to allow more data and feedback about current hybrid, remote, and flexible work arrangements to be collected and reported.

University to debut co-working space as part of Future of Work pilot

Thursday, November 4, 2021
A new co-working space called CoWork Commons will open in University Capitol Centre (UCC) on Nov. 4 to provide an alternative work space for University of Iowa employees who need occasional desk and meeting space and access to office equipment they may not have at home.

UI professor creates intellectual hub for Korean studies

Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Hyaeweol Choi helped create the Korean Studies Research Network, an intellectual hub intended to expand the study and visibility of Korean history, society, and culture in the Midwest.

UI increases student care, mental health resources as a result of Reimagining Campus Safety Action Committee recommendations

Thursday, October 21, 2021
The University of Iowa is making progress on campus safety and mental health initiatives after August recommendations from the Reimagining Campus Safety Action Committee (RCSAC).

UI increases student care, mental health resources as a result of Reimagining Campus Safety Action Committee recommendations

Thursday, October 21, 2021
The University of Iowa is making progress on campus safety and mental health initiatives after August recommendations from the Reimagining Campus Safety Action Committee (RCSAC).

College of Dentistry dean candidates to participate in open forums

Thursday, October 21, 2021
The University of Iowa search committee for the new dean of the College of Dentistry has selected four final candidates.

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.