Recent News

University of Iowa group grows lettuce in pipes

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

For the past couple of months, a group of University of Iowa students has been growing lettuce in an unconventional way.

Giving a jump to electric cars

Monday, April 4, 2016

The UI’s Tippie College of Business chapter of the American Marketing Association will host Alliant Energy’s University Challenge Case Competition with teams from four other Iowa schools, all considering new ways to address the Cedar Rapids–based utility’s goal.

Some light reading

Monday, March 21, 2016

A University of Iowa economist is studying how obesity rates are affected in communities where restaurants publish the calorie counts of the food they serve, an effort that is part of a broader campaign to reduce the number of Americans who are overweight.

Environmental journalist to discuss marketability & sustainability

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Simran Sethi, one of the world’s most inspiring environmental messengers, will lead a panel at the University of Iowa discussing the pork supply chain including marketability, sustainability, and changing the food system.

#TippieWomen Summit set for April 2

Thursday, March 17, 2016

The 2016 #TippieWomen Summit, a half-day conference on female leadership, will focus on the theme of "Managing a Diverse Workforce."

24 UI colleges and graduate programs in the national top 25

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Twenty-four graduate colleges and programs at the University of Iowa are listed among the 25 best in the nation, according to the latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report.

International internships beckon students

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

An internship in Spain can cost roughly $8,000 — not including the $1,500 plane ticket — but some say the experience is priceless. Amanda McFadden, University of Iowa associate director of career advising and international services, thinks the programs can be worth the cost.