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Research funding to UI increases, topping $680M

Tuesday, July 16, 2024
External funding to support research, scholarship, and creative activities at the University of Iowa totaled $683.8 million in fiscal year 2024, which ended on June 30, 2024. This is a 22% increase over the previous year’s $561 million.
Cambus bus at maintenance facility

UI receives $16M grant for Cambus system improvements

Thursday, July 11, 2024
A Federal Transit Administration grant will replace aging Cambus buses with battery-electric buses and expand and modernize the Cambus Maintenance Facility.
Amanda Thein and Todd Pettys

Co-chairs, committee members named in College of Law dean search

Thursday, July 11, 2024
Executive Vice Pesident and Provost Kevin Kregel has named Amanda Haertling Thein, associate provost for graduate and professional education and dean of the Graduate College, and Todd Pettys, the H. Blair and Joan V. White Chair in Civil Litigation, as co-chairs of the committee.
Old Capitol Building at night

UI approves P3 funding to support new projects in FY 2025

Thursday, June 27, 2024
The University of Iowa has awarded P3 funding for fiscal year 2025 to several projects that will enhance student success, support research, and improve campus infrastructure. Up to $15 million from the UI Strategic Initiatives Fund will be distributed to aid the implementation of two projects and provide ongoing support for educational infrastructure and other initiatives that promote the strategic plan.
Construction along Newton Road

Construction begins on new road connecting Newton Road to UI Health Care university campus

Thursday, June 20, 2024
Construction of a new road connecting Newton Road to the University of Iowa Health Care university campus is underway. The south end of the road will extend between Hospital Parking Ramp 1 and the General Hospital pavilion, ending at the site of the current fountain entrance.
Macbride Nature and Recreation Area

UI will review lease, future of Macbride Nature Recreation Area

Thursday, June 20, 2024
Over the next year, a University of Iowa review committee will be charged to engage the community regarding the use of Macbride Nature Recreation Area (MNRA). The UI currently leases MNRA from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the lease expires in 2029.
Iowa City Pride parade 2024

Campus, community celebrate Pride 2024

Monday, June 17, 2024
The Iowa City Pride celebration took place Saturday, June 15, in downtown Iowa City. Thousands of people, including many members of the University of Iowa community, took part. Events included a parade, music, food, art, and vendor booths.
the cast of Stereophonic, a play by Iowa alumnus David Adjmi, shown in a recording studio

Record-setting play by Iowa alumnus wins 5 Tony Awards

Monday, June 17, 2024
A play written by University of Iowa alumnus David Adjmi has won five Tony Awards, including Best Play, after becoming the most Tony-nominated play in history, with 13 nods in 10 categories.
Tigerhawk on grass lawn

Regents approve a 2024-25 tuition increase for UI students

Thursday, June 13, 2024
The Iowa Board of Regents has approved a tuition increase for University of Iowa students to address inflationary costs and continued support of student success initiatives.
Sam Young

Rock star faculty: Acclaimed drummer Sam Young found his way to Iowa without missing a beat

Wednesday, June 5, 2024
Growing up in Boulder, Colorado, Sam Young yearned for life on the road as a rock drummer. For more than 10 years, he followed that path, playing in front of thousands while touring in rock bands DeVotchKa and The Samples. Now, after another decade of work as a composer, university instructor, and occasional studio drummer (that’s him on a vintage drum kit in the Paddington movie soundtrack), Young has found a home at the University of Iowa.
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UI seeks approval for Tippie College of Business facility expansion

Tuesday, June 4, 2024
The University of Iowa is seeking approval from the Iowa Board of Regents to create more space for the growing Tippie College of Business.
Students in a Davenport high school classroom

John Deere Foundation invests $6.6M to provide access to higher education for Davenport students at UI

Monday, June 3, 2024
A groundbreaking partnership between the John Deere Foundation, the University of Iowa, and the Davenport Community School District (DCSD) will soon increase access to higher education for Iowa high school students.