Graduate College

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Teaching since 1973, UI accounting professor Dan Collins is honored for his work educating thousands of accountants across Iowa and the country
Dan Collins has touched the lives of thousands of accountants in his decades of teaching at the UI and was honored for his mentorship over the summer. Here, he talks writing, Enron's impact, and his fondness for the PhD.
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Modern art

UI dedicates its new technologically advanced and artistically inspiring Visual Arts Building
Hundreds of art students and faculty joined dancers, musicians, and local dignitaries in the brilliantly lit central foyer of the Visual Arts Building on Friday to dedicate the new building.
UI students studying water quality

UI wins $3 million grant to launch water sustainability graduate program

Students will dive deep to train for STEM careers inside, outside of academia
A new Sustainable Water Development graduate program, inaugurated with a grant from the National Science Foundation, will prepare UI students for careers as engineers, entrepreneurs, professors, or in other professions in the STEM fields.
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Fossils central

UI digitizing its collection to make fossils more accessible to public
The University of Iowa is digitizing its fossil collection to make the more than 1 million specimens more accessible to researchers and to the public. The fossils span a vast range of Iowa's geological history, from 500 million years ago to the near-present. It's located in Trowbridge Hall.
Kevin Birmingham

Kevin Birmingham receives 2016 Truman Capote Award

Harvard instructor wins prestigious literary criticism prize
Kevin Birmingham, an instructor at Harvard University, has received the 2016 Truman Capote Award for Literary Criticism in Memory of Newton Arvin. The University of Iowa Writers' Workshop administers the award, the largest annual cash prize in English-language literary criticism, on behalf of the Truman Capote Estate.
bill bryson at commencement

'I love Iowa'

Best-selling author Bill Bryson may return to the UI to research his next book
Best-selling author Bill Bryson returned to his home state to receive an honorary degree from the University of Iowa. Bryson offered advice and commentary during a campus tour.
scenes from commencement ceremony

Recapping commencement weekend

Thousands of graduates received degrees at spring ceremonies
Nearly 5,000 University of Iowa students received their degrees at spring 2016 commencement ceremonies May 12 through 14. Take in the sights and sounds from commencement weekend through Office of Strategic Communication photos and video.