Honors Four UI faculty members win top teaching award

Anton Kruger, Dan Matheson, Daniel Weeks, and Rachel Williams have won the 2016 President and Provost Award for Teaching Excellence in recognition of their years of outstanding teaching.
Early drawing of Herky

Old Gold: Wishing Herky a happy birthday

UI archivist details recent acquisitions that celebrate 68-year-old mascot
In 1948, the business manager for the UI athletics department held a pair of contests: one to create a university mascot and another to name it. And, thus, Herky the Hawk was born. UI Archivist David McCartney details two recent acquisitions that help celebrate Herky's 68th birthday.
herky waving flag in end zone

Game day drivers get help getting out

North Dubuque Street to open both lanes to outbound traffic after home football games
After home football games this fall, North Dubuque Street will open two lanes to northbound traffic for 60 to 90 minutes in order to help accommodate fans leaving the city. Southbound traffic between Foster Road and West Park Road will be temporarily detoured.
gymnast by olympic logo

The Huffington Post A Rio story worthy of Hollywood

Former University of Iowa gymnast Houry Gebeshian appears to be living in a Hollywood screenplay. Her life resembles a gymnastics version of the 1993 cult football classic Rudy, complete with training montages, unlikely mentors, against-the-odds triumph, and lasting glory.

kid captain with football players

Children's Hospital announces 2016 Kid Captains

Current, former patients represent hospital at Hawkeye football games
Thirteen current and former UI Children’s Hospital patients will take their turn representing the hospital as Kid Captains during the Iowa Hawkeyes’ 2016 football season.
Erica Cole and Herky

Chemistry Herky

Sophomore seamlessly synthesizes success from research, theater, jewelry design, and 'mascot security'
University of Iowa sophomore Erica Cole’s passion for chemistry, theater, jewelry design, and Herky Security helps her skillfully combine the arts and sciences. Her chemistry faculty mentor says Cole "epitomizes the kind of liberal arts student we want at Iowa."
world map with certain countries shaded in gold

Record 14 UI students, alumni receive Fulbright awards for 2016-17

Funds will be used for research, writing, teaching abroad
The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. It is designed to increase understanding between people of the United States and other countries by providing participants opportunities to study, teach, conduct research, and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns.