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Meet some of our students and find out why Iowa was the right choice for them. 

"Iowa had the resources and faculty I wanted"

Arturo Aguirre, PhD '19

"You get to know your professors really well"

Marissa Cruz, Undergraduate

"I've had the same dynamic experience you find at small, private schools"

Laura Schwager, Undergraduate
Iowa graduate Ryan DeGard

Iowa alumnus brings ‘Walking Dead’ to life

As a producer on AMC’s popular zombie drama, University of Iowa graduate Ryan DeGard oversees the postproduction process, preparing each episode for prime time.

Iowa graduate student Crystal Garcia

Studying health disparities deepened by pandemic

Crystal Garcia’s parents were adamant about pursuing an education and giving back to others. The University of Iowa grad student is making good on those demands through her research in the College of Public Health.

Iowa post-doc researchers Sunny Huang and Calvin Carter

Remote control of blood sugar

University of Iowa researchers’ unexpected and surprising discovery may have major implications in diabetes care, particularly for patients who find current treatment regimens cumbersome.

Events

Dance student jumping in front of Iowa River

Dance Gala 2020

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Old Capitol building panorama

Laptop Orchestra of the University of Iowa

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Old Capitol

Presidential Search Committee Public Forum

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Teacher in front of classroom raising his hand.

# 34

Best Public University, U.S. News & World Report

Three students in graduation cap and gowns walk in front of Old Capitol building.

15:1

student-to-faculty ratio

Four students sitting on dock along the Iowa River.

95 %

job/graduate school placement rate

Aerial view of east side of campus with Iowa River.

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