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Student employment programs a win-win for students’ future success, UI’s mission

By Ben Lewis

When I was an undergraduate at the University of Iowa, I and my fellow student workers at the Main Library cataloged books in a shelving room, loaded up carts, and made our way around the library returning books to their proper locations.

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Parent Times, May 2017

By Ben Lewis and Shannon Kelly

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

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Parent Times, April 2017

By Ben Lewis and Shannon Kelly

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.

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Parent Times, March 2017

By Ben Lewis and Shannon Kelly

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.

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Parent Times, Feb. 2017

By Ben Lewis

To help celebrate the university's 170th birthday, Tom Rocklin, vice president for student life, shares what he loves about the University of Iowa.

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The University of Iowa values it's relationship with 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.