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University of Iowa names new vice president for student life

By Sara Moninger and Shannon Kelly

What’s one thing that differentiates the University of Iowa from some of its peers? Mandatory student advising. All first-year students must meet at least three times during the fall semester with their academic adviser, someone who will help them develop a plan to meet their academic goals.

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

By Sara Moninger and Shannon Kelly

What’s one thing that differentiates the University of Iowa from some of its peers? Mandatory student advising. All first-year students must meet at least three times during the fall semester with their academic adviser, someone who will help them develop a plan to meet their academic goals.

University of Iowa graduates to celebrate commencement

By Sara Moninger and Shannon Kelly

What’s one thing that differentiates the University of Iowa from some of its peers? Mandatory student advising. All first-year students must meet at least three times during the fall semester with their academic adviser, someone who will help them develop a plan to meet their academic goals.

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

By Sara Moninger and Shannon Kelly

What’s one thing that differentiates the University of Iowa from some of its peers? Mandatory student advising. All first-year students must meet at least three times during the fall semester with their academic adviser, someone who will help them develop a plan to meet their academic goals.

President Harreld on the value of public universities’ work

By Sara Moninger and Shannon Kelly

What’s one thing that differentiates the University of Iowa from some of its peers? Mandatory student advising. All first-year students must meet at least three times during the fall semester with their academic adviser, someone who will help them develop a plan to meet their academic goals.

Big Ideas classes creating lifelong learners

By Sara Moninger and Shannon Kelly

What’s one thing that differentiates the University of Iowa from some of its peers? Mandatory student advising. All first-year students must meet at least three times during the fall semester with their academic adviser, someone who will help them develop a plan to meet their academic goals.

UI undergrads tackle pressing health problems

By Sara Moninger and Shannon Kelly

What’s one thing that differentiates the University of Iowa from some of its peers? Mandatory student advising. All first-year students must meet at least three times during the fall semester with their academic adviser, someone who will help them develop a plan to meet their academic goals.

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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Presidential message: Devaluing public universities harms research, innovation

By Sara Moninger and Shannon Kelly

What’s one thing that differentiates the University of Iowa from some of its peers? Mandatory student advising. All first-year students must meet at least three times during the fall semester with their academic adviser, someone who will help them develop a plan to meet their academic goals.

11 UI graduate programs in national top 10

By Sara Moninger and Shannon Kelly

What’s one thing that differentiates the University of Iowa from some of its peers? Mandatory student advising. All first-year students must meet at least three times during the fall semester with their academic adviser, someone who will help them develop a plan to meet their academic goals.

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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Offering what no classroom can

By Sara Moninger and Shannon Kelly

What’s one thing that differentiates the University of Iowa from some of its peers? Mandatory student advising. All first-year students must meet at least three times during the fall semester with their academic adviser, someone who will help them develop a plan to meet their academic goals.

Sue Curry named interim provost

By Sara Moninger and Shannon Kelly

What’s one thing that differentiates the University of Iowa from some of its peers? Mandatory student advising. All first-year students must meet at least three times during the fall semester with their academic adviser, someone who will help them develop a plan to meet their academic goals.

President Harreld: Strategic Plan 2016–2021 promotes student success

By Sara Moninger and Shannon Kelly

What’s one thing that differentiates the University of Iowa from some of its peers? Mandatory student advising. All first-year students must meet at least three times during the fall semester with their academic adviser, someone who will help them develop a plan to meet their academic goals.

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