Recent News

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.

UI students grow lettuce in PVC tubes

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Students at the University of Iowa are growing lettuce in a nontraditional way -- in the middle of the winter and without soil.

All signs point toward growth

Monday, March 7, 2016

A Grinnell-based sign company is looking to expand its market outside the United States and sell its products in the Middle East, thanks to the work of a group of University of Iowa students.