January, 2017

The University of Iowa values our relationship with parents and keeping parents informed of what's happening on campus. This page is updated regularly with news items of interest to parents. The UI also produces the parent email, Parent Webinars, and parents can also follow news on Iowa Now, the official University of Iowa news page. 


"Hawkeye Hugs from Home" Care Package Program

The care package will arrive a month after students begin classes at the University of Iowa for the second semester (mid-February). In the midst of midterms, papers, quizzes, and late-night study sessions, a package from home can brighten a student’s day. For more information visit www.iowalum.com/carepackage/. Continue reading...

Posted January 31, 2017


Iowa City ranked the #5 best college town in the country

The American Institute for Economic Research ranked Iowa City the #5 best college town in the country for its artsy vibes, remarkably low unemployment rate and diverse population.Iowa City, which straddles the both sides of the Iowa River, ranks fifth among our college towns due to its educated and diverse populace. Continue reading...

Posted January 18, 2017


Best campus clicks of the year

This image of the sunset reflected on the Iowa River is one of 30 photos selected by photographers from the UI Office of Strategic Communication as their favorites of 2016. Photo by Justin Torner.From a cute cat and a reveling wrestler to beautiful buildings making their campus debut, photographers in the...Continue reading...

Posted January 12, 2017


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