Articles from April 2017

Four finalists for VP for student life to visit campus, hold open forums

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Finalists will give a presentation followed by a Q&AThe University of Iowa Vice President for Student Life Search Committee has announced the dates of public forums for the four final candidates for the position.

President Harreld on the value of public universities’ work

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Earlier this month, Tom Rice, director of the UI’s Iowa Center for Higher Education in Des Moines, wrote a wonderful piece about some of the commonly overlooked ways a university serves its surrounding community.

Big Ideas classes creating lifelong learners

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Program takes interdisciplinary approach to course curricula Students in a Big Ideas course on evolution and life examine a fossil and make observations in small groups for a class assignment. The Big ideas courses explore broad concepts and are team taught by faculty members from different academic departments.

Parent Times, March 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017
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.  

Parent Times, April 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Tom Rocklin, vice president for student life, writes about how much time your student should devote to studying and what steps students should take if they need help in a class.  

UI undergrads tackle pressing health problems

Thursday, April 6, 2017
In UI research labs, undergrads learn life lessons and contribute to scientific discoveryHeart disease. Diabetes. Alzheimer’s. Most people reading this know someone affected by one of these serious medical conditions.