May, 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. 


University of Iowa names new vice president for student life

The University of Iowa has named Melissa Shivers the next vice president for student life.Shivers has 20 years of experience serving students and is currently associate vice chancellor for student life and dean of students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, a role she has held since June 2014. Continue reading...

Posted May 25, 2017

Posted by Office of Strategic Communications


Record 16 UI students, alumni receive Fulbright awards for 2017–18

Sixteen University of Iowa Students and alumni have been awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants to conduct research, attend graduate school, undertake creative projects, or serve as English teaching assistants abroad in 2017–18. This number surpasses the UI’s previous record of 15 set last year. Continue reading...

Posted May 11, 2017

Posted by Hayley Bruce


University of Iowa graduates to celebrate commencement

Ceremonies begin May 11, wrap May 26About 4,800 University of Iowa students will receive their degrees at spring 2017 commencement ceremonies, which begin Thursday, May 11, with the College of Pharmacy and end on Friday, May 26, with the College of Dentistry. Continue reading...

Posted May 4, 2017

Posted by Office of Strategic Communication


Parent Times, May 2017

Information about spring graduation, student honors, an innovative and heartwarming senior project, and other University of Iowa news...Continue reading...

Posted May 2, 2017


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