Alumni & Friends

What is it like to work at the UI?

Latest Working at Iowa results show long-term growth in conflict management; most employees would recommend the UI to job seekers
Results for the 2016 Working at Iowa survey show that 92 percent of University of Iowa employees would recommend the university to a friend seeking employment.

Honors Petersen honored for Leishmaniasis study

A paper co-authored by Christine Petersen, professor of epidemiology in the College of Public Health, has been selected for publication in WorldLeish-6, a collection of research papers about the parasitic disease Leishmaniasis.
Holiday Tubas Rehearsal

Who doesn't love Holiday Tubas?

Outdoor concert delivers holiday cheer, year after year
The notes might be low, but people's spirits are high whenever Collegium Tubum takes to the steps of Old Capitol come semester's end. For some four decades, the light-hearted Holiday Tubas concert has attracted a crowd of adoring fans.
Our Lives Online theme semester

UI, greater community unite for annual Theme Semester

Our Lives Online will begin in January
The spring 2017 Theme Semester, titled Our Lives Online, will explore the internet and technology, online networks, and technological advances. Planned activities will focus on social media, trends in big data, and new and rapidly changing technology.
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The next five years: UI Strategic Plan 2016–21

Students, faculty, and staff from across campus will keep plan alive
The University of Iowa has released its Strategic Plan 2016–21, a streamlined road map with goals, strategies, tasks, and metrics to guide UI decision making over the next five years.
students and instructor in automated vehicle heading toward an inflatable vehicle

An education on innovation in automation

Engineering class studies automated vehicle technologies
The UI College of Engineering's Automated Vehicle Systems Inc. class is run more like a startup company, and engages students in ways not usually found in typical classwork.
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A new leader for the UI Department of Biology

Diane Slusarski is first woman to head the department
On July 1, 2016, Diane Slusarski became departmental executive officer of the University of Iowa Department of Biology. Slusarski is the first woman to lead the department, and she aims to set a new course while being an example of female leadership in a STEM field.
University Model CSO (Combined Sewer Overflow) for the City of St. Louis

UI expertise sought worldwide for industry-leading hydraulics models

IIHR–Hydroscience and Engineering researchers recently completed a project for the city of St. Louis
IIHR researchers recently built a 1:16 scale model of part of a new sewer collection system to test and validate the design of various underground tunnels for the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District.