Friday, October 19

Homecoming at Iowa: IMU Family Open Hous...

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Following the Homecoming Parade, enjoy the Family Fun Open House hosted at the Iowa Memorial Union! There will be live kids music, a balloon play area, coloring, snacks, and more!... Continue reading

Novel to Film: Vinnie Wilhelm and David ...

@ Dey House

Vinnie Wilhelm and David Kajganich will give a talk and answer questions about adapting works from novel to film. Continue reading

International Writing Program (IWP) Pane...

@ Iowa City Public Library

Join the community conversation over free pizza, with Ida IWP Fall Residents Aušra Kaziliunaite (Lithuania), Adriana Borja Enríquez (Ecuador), Umar Timol (Mauritius), Alisa Ganieva (Russia) discussing "Wo/Men in Flux":Following #metoo, panelists examine how gender roles, and even definitions, are... Continue reading

Discover Study Abroad

@ University Capitol Centre

Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions... Continue reading

Black to Campus! 50th Anniversary of the...

@ Afro American Cultural Ce...

The Afro House is celebrating its 50th anniversary and we invite everyone to come out to the house to celebrate. Continue reading

Nan Cohen

@ Dey House


Nan Cohen will be at Dey House on October 19 to talk and answer questions about teaching opportunities for artists at private high schools. Continue reading

From Iowa To Hollywood: Literary Coffee ...

@ Schaeffer Hall

You are invited to a literary coffee break with acclaimed film and TV writers David Kajanich and Vinnie Wilhelm!

On Friday, October 19th, join University of Iowa alumni David and Vinnie for coffee, cookies, and lively conversation... Continue reading

International Writing Program (IWP) Sham...

@ Shambaugh House

Iowa City’s best multi-lingual reading series with bagels! Voices from around the world fill historic Shambaugh House, IWP HQ. IWP Fall Residents Reading Oct. Continue reading

Homecoming at Iowa: Homecoming Parade

The Homecoming Parade is an annual tradition that unites students, alumni, faculty, staff, and community members across the Iowa City community. Continue reading

Homecoming at Iowa: Concert

@ University of Iowa Pentac...

After the Homecoming Parade enjoy a free concert on the Pentacrest, presented by SCOPE Productions! 

(Rain Location: Main Lounge, IMU) Continue reading

Student life at iowa

Looking Back on Leadership: Sia Tortorelis

Sia Tortorelis is a 2019 spring graduate from Edina, Minnesota. She majored in biology and was involved with Alpha Chi Omega, Orthodox Christian Fellowship, College of Education student ambassadors, and UI Gardeners.

Posted May 20

Looking Back on Leadership: Gage Miskimen

Gage Miskimen served as the 2018-19 editor-in-chief of The Daily Iowan, an award-winning newspaper. Miskimen is from Marion, Iowa and graduated this spring with degrees in journalism and mass communications and cinematic arts.

Posted May 17

Looking Back on Leadership: Hira Mustafa

Hira Mustafa graduated on May 11th with degrees in ethics and public policy and business, with a philosophy minor. Mustafa is originally from West Des Moines, Iowa and recently finished serving as the undergraduate student body president of The University of Iowa.

Posted May 17

Looking Back on Leadership: Amanda Cvitko Quinteiro

Amanda is a recent UI graduate originally from Porto Alegre, Brazil. In the spring of 2019, she received her degree in psychology and wrapped up her term the president of Transfers Leading Change.

Posted May 17

EPX Studio: Designing a Future in Gaming

"Where game designers meet. " This slogan summarizes what the EPX Studio student organization is all about. When they're not building video games or working on other media projects, EPX Studio focuses on uplifting its members by connecting them with industry professionals and like-minded students.

Posted Apr 9

Active Minds on a Mission: Talking About Mental Health

The University of Iowa chapter of Active Minds is a student-run group on a mission to expand the conversation surrounding mental health on campus. Over the last four years they have partnered with numerous organizations to broaden their reach and make sure that every Hawkeye knows they are supported.

Posted Apr 3

Wellness (and the UI) Wins with Fresh Check Day

The University of Iowa’s Fresh Check Day — an event focused on campus mental health — won national recognition this year for being among the nation’s best. Rising to the top out of 145 other universities, the UI’s event won the 2018 Outstanding Fresh Check Day Campus award.

Posted Mar 28

How Adriana Petersen learned to STRETCH herself in leadership roles on campus

The Iowa Challenge defines "stretch" as follows: "At Iowa, you will find a diversity of people, ideas, opportunities, and experiences. That diversity is one of the benefits of being an Iowa student.

Posted Mar 26

How community involvement helped Adam Goedken change his perspective on SERVING

The Iowa Challenge defines "serve" as follows: "As an Iowa student, you are a member of many communities, on and off the campus. You have the opportunity and the responsibility to be a good neighbor and citizen, and to serve the community.

Posted Mar 26

How Mikaela Mallin combines dance and science to EXCEL

The Iowa Challenge defines "excel" as follows: “Academic excellence means setting and meeting high standards for yourself as a student. Faculty, staff, and other students will ask you to work hard and push yourself intellectually.

Posted Mar 26