Recent News

Recent News

In spring 2018 undergraduate and graduate students were invited to complete the Student Experience in the Research University (SERU) Survey. This survey included a set of questions related to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).  We are inviting students, as a follow-up to the SERU survey, to...
An International Programs initiative pairs international and domestic students to forge new connections and lasting friendships.
University of Iowa faculty, staff, students, and a representative of the Iowa City community have been named to the search committee to replace Georgina Dodge, the UI’s former chief diversity officer, who resigned in 2017 for a similar position at Bucknell University.
The University of Iowa College of Education is collaborating with K–12 schools in a new program to encourage gifted students in rural areas of Iowa to take rigorous STEM classes and pursue careers in those fields.
Mechanical engineering research scholar Min-yeong Moon will attend 2018 Rising Stars workshop
  University of Iowa student, Tiffany Baker-Strothkamp, has been awarded a $10,000 Veteran of Foreign Wars (VFW) Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship. Tiffany is a second year student in the Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling through the College of Education. Her research interest is...
Matsalyn Brown, executive assistant to three consecutive deans of the Tippie College of Business, first came to Iowa with her family as part of former Governor Robert Ray’s initiative to bring displaced people from Southeast Asia to the state. A member of the Tai Dam, Brown is keeping traditions ...
The Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act, also known as the “Forever GI Bill,” was signed into law on August 17, 2017, and brings significant changes to Veterans’ education benefits over the next few years. Most enhance or expand education benefits for Veterans, Service Members,...
Helping UI student veterans succeed in science: Assistant Professor Scott Daly started the Chemistry Platoon after learning UI student veterans weren’t performing as well as their peers. The program has been so successful that Daly has obtained National Science Foundation funding to expand it.
Army veteran and chemistry faculty member Scott Daly started group sessions to aid learning, establish camaraderie When Scott Daly entered college after serving in the military, he wanted to take an introductory chemistry class. His academic advisor tried to dissuade him.

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