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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
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Iowa’s landmark moments from the pandemic

On March 8, 2020, the State Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa had its first positive test result for COVID-19. In the year that followed, the University of Iowa has been on the forefront of COVID-19 research, treatments, care, and the vaccine.

Barbara J. Wilson portrait, 22nd UIowa president

Barbara J. Wilson named Iowa's 22nd president

Barbara J. Wilson, executive vice president and vice president for academic affairs for the University of Illinois System, will become the 22nd president of the University of Iowa on July 15.

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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.

Events

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Mindfulness for College Students

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Clarifying Purpose in Your Current Academic Project

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Summer Professional Development Series for Undergrads

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# 34

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

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15:1

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.