Alumni & Friends
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2017.02.23 | 09:34 am
The Venture School program operated statewide by the University of Iowa’s John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center has been honored as a Partner of the Year by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Iowa.
By: Bruce Harreld | 2017.02.23 | 08:30 am
UI President Bruce Harreld explains how the Strategic Plan 2016 to 2021 promotes student achievement and shares some examples of the outstanding Iowa programs and facilities that help Hawkeyes succeed.
David Colbert reflects on his career so far
By: Cristóbal McKinney | 2017.02.22 | 02:30 pm
University of Iowa alumnus David Colbert is known as a dermatologist to the stars, but he spends a lot of his time working to improve the lives of those far less fortunate.
P. Barry Butler will leave the UI to become president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University next month
By: Lynn Anderson Davy | 2017.02.22 | 02:16 pm
Provost P. Barry Butler will leave the University of Iowa to become president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University on March 13. Join “Iowa Now” as we take a look back at Butler’s 30+ years at the UI.
33-year-old program brings dance performances to audiences across Iowa while students learn how to be part of a touring company
By: Chris Peters | 2017.02.22 | 01:51 pm
For 33 years, Dancers in Company has afforded University of Iowa dance students the opportunity to experience what it’s like to be part of a professional touring company. In the process, the student-performers get to share their art with audiences in towns across the state through performances, workshops, and demonstrations.
By: Tom Snee | 2017.02.21 | 12:18 pm
Every year, UI faculty member Bob Walker takes a group of entrepreneurial students to consult with small-business owners in San Pedro Columbia, Belize. Last fall, UI student Mackenzie Phillips visited on her own as part of a research assignment and found that Walker’s efforts have made a big difference.
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2017.02.21 | 09:21 am
University of Iowa Health Care staff will begin moving pediatric patients into the new University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital on Saturday, Feb. 25.
Mentzer will be decorated as a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Palmes académiques June 12 for his service and contributions to French culture and education
By: Chris Peters | 2017.02.21 | 09:17 am
The French government has named Raymond Mentzer, the Daniel J. Krumm Family Chair in Reformation Studies at the University of Iowa, a knight in the Order of Academic Palms for his service and contributions to French education and culture. Mentzer will be decorated on June 12 in Paris.
UI, State Department want program to be more diverse
By: Tom Snee | 2017.02.21 | 08:54 am
Noaquia Callahan, a Fulbright alumna at the UI, has founded a pilot program to help students from underrepresented groups learn about applying for the U.S. State Department’s Fulbright grants, among others. The Diversity International Scholarship Academy kicks off this spring.