Events

Lori Pedelty portrait

CEO Lori Pedelty: Always a Hawkeye

Lori Pedelty, UI alumna and CEO of Pedelty Enterprises, recently led a workshop at the University of Iowa’s 2017 Tippie Women Summit. “Iowa Now” sat down with Pedelty to talk about how her experience at the UI influenced her and what the phrase “Always a Hawkeye” means to her.
students in writing master class

Iowa high schoolers learn from UI’s celebrated Nonfiction Writing Program

The Lloyd-Jones Residency was established to give Iowa high school students a college experience through intensive writing master classes
A group of 26 students from seven high schools across Iowa got to study with faculty and graduate students in the UI’s Nonfiction Writing Program through the Lloyd-Jones Residency for Versatile Writing. “I thought this only happened in the movies,” said one participant after attending a graduate student reading.
graduate leaping off rock while others watch

Looking back at spring 2017 commencement ceremonies

...and forward to the final commencement, for the College of Dentistry, May 26
UI graduates celebrated a series of commencements May 11–14. From the Carver College of Medicine to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Hawkeyes cheered and shed some tears at the closing of an important chapter in their lives. Read a recap and check out some photos of the festivities.
May pole dance, 1915 or 1916

Old Gold: Spring Frolic redux

UI archivist reviews resurrected campus tradition
Begun in 1909 and petering out around 1929, Frolic Day, featuring a tug-of-war, sack races, and other field-day-style games, was a way for UI students to blow off steam around final exams. The Campus Activities Board recently brought the event back to campus. UI archivist David McCartney investigates.
graduates at commencement

University of Iowa graduates to celebrate commencement

Ceremonies begin May 11, wrap May 26
About 4,800 UI students will receive their degrees at spring 2017 commencement ceremonies, which begin May 11 with the College of Pharmacy and end on May 26 with the College of Dentistry. All other ceremonies will take place May 12–14. Read on for college-specific information, including links to live video.

Video: College of Dentistry commencement ceremony

The spring 2017 UI College of Dentistry commencement ceremony will be live streamed at this page Friday, May 26, at 3 p.m. A video recording of the event will be available here after commencement weekend.
University of Iowa College of Engineering Commencement - May 14, 2017

Video: College of Engineering commencement ceremony

A video recording of the spring 2017 UI College of Engineering commencement ceremony is now available for viewing. The event was held Sunday, May 14.

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