Latest Campus News

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.

Celebrating spring 2021 graduates

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
While the University of Iowa’s spring 2021 graduates didn’t get to experience a traditional in-person commencement ceremony due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students and their families and friends found ways to celebrate their accomplishments this past weekend.

Dates and times of spring 2021 virtual commencement ceremonies announced

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
This spring, about 5,300 University of Iowa students will receive their degrees in livestreamed, virtual commencement ceremonies, beginning with the College of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy ceremony on May 13 and concluding with the College of Dentistry’s ceremony on June 4.

UI campus honored with ArbNet arboretum accreditation

Friday, April 30, 2021
The UI recently was awarded a level II accreditation by the ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program, meeting advanced standards that recognize the UI campus as an arboretum dedicated to public education and engagement.

Semifinalist interviews for UI presidential candidates begin today

Thursday, April 1, 2021
The University of Iowa search committee tasked with helping the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, select a new president considered 79 applications at its March 26 meeting, and from that pool, selected 12 candidates who will be interviewed today and Friday, April 1–2.

UI announces 2021–22 academic calendar

Thursday, April 1, 2021
The University of Iowa has confirmed the dates of its 2021–22 academic calendar with no changes made to the start or end dates for fall 2021, spring 2022, or summer 2022. The calendar also includes an optional four-week winter session beginning Dec. 20 and a weeklong spring break in March 2022.

UI to create green space in former Seashore Hall location

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
The university will create a multipurpose green space on part of the site where Seashore Hall once stood. The area will serve as a place to study, hold outdoor classes or small events, and more.