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Hear from Hawkeyes

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
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Keeping community during COVID-19

While the coronavirus pandemic has made life challenging for everyone at the University of Iowa, one area that has been especially hit hard has been Multicultural and International Student Support and Engagement and the student cohorts it seeks to serve.

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Meet the first candidate for University of Iowa president

Hari M. Osofsky, dean of Penn State Law and the Penn State School of International Affairs, will visit campus on April 12—13 to meet with faculty, staff, and students.

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Writing across the disciplines: Among elite company

Recognizing the importance of communication skills in any career, U.S. News & World Report this year added a new ranking that recognizes the teaching of writing and communications across disciplines. The University of Iowa was the only public institution to make the list, joining universities such as Harvard, Yale, Duke, and Princeton.


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An Evening with Daniel Levy

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UI Dance Company Home Concert

Old Capitol building with homecoming banners

Piano Sundays at the Old Capitol: UI Rising Stars II


Search for Iowa's next president

We're looking for an accomplished leader that appreciates our community, celebrates our values, and will help us continue to evolve as an institution.

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

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student-to-faculty ratio

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96 %

job/graduate school placement rate

See Iowa City for yourself

Get a feel for campus on a guided, virtual tour.