student and instructor working in bike-building course

Two disciplines. Two wheels. One elite program.

Unique bike-building classes combining art and engineering set worldwide standard
The University of Iowa’s world-renowned bicycle frame–building courses bring together art and engineering students to answer the question “How do you build a bike?” Conceived by art professor Steve McGuire in 2010, Fabrication and Design: Hand Built Bicycle has become the model for how to build a university bike-building course.

UI graphic design students set to showcase their talents at Adobe Creative Jam

Students from UI and other Iowa schools will compete, collaborate, and share ideas at unique event
The University of Iowa graphic design program is about to take center stage as computer software giant Adobe descends on campus with its unique Creative Jam series. During the high-profile design event, UI students will have an opportunity to compete, collaborate, and showcase their talents for peers and local professionals.
Workers in the Engineering Machine Shop.

5 unique products made at the UI Engineering Machine Shop

Tucked into the basement of the University of Iowa’s Seamans Center is the Engineering Machine Shop, a high-tech workshop where students provide consulting, design, prototyping, and fabrication services to faculty, staff, and peers at the UI.

Honors Petersen Residence Hall wins design award

The newly constructed Mary Louise Petersen Residence Hall, which welcomed students for the fall 2015 semester, recently won an Outstanding Design Award: Residence Halls from American School & University.
Decorated Easter eggs hanging in a tree Scotched eggs: Is this the death of the Easter egg?

UI associate professor of computer science Douglas Jones says that chipmakers, such as Intel, have a history of including artwork like Easter eggs in chip designs so as to better detect when someone copies their work.