July 10, 2019

Corinne Peek-Asa to deliver 37th Presidential Lecture

Corinne Peek-Asa, associate dean for research for the University of Iowa College of Public Health and professor in the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, will deliver Iowa’s 37th annual Presidential Lecture on Feb. 16, 2020. ...
June 13, 2019

Sue Curry to assume new Office of the President, NIH positions

University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld has appointed Interim Executive Vice President and Provost Sue Curry to the position of administrative fellow in the Office of the President. Curry will divide her time between research and supporting major UI initiatives and will become senior adviser for preventive services for the National Institutes of Health (NIH)....
June 6, 2019

Board of Regents vote to extend President Harreld contract through 2023

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, voted at its June 2019 meeting to extend the contract for University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld by two-and-a-half years. Originally set to expire in November 2020, the extended contract will run through June 2023. Harreld, 68, was named the 21st president of the university in August 2015 and signed a five-year contract.  ...
May 9, 2019

A graduation message from President Harreld to the Class of 2019

Graduates, as you begin your next chapter, remember that one of the most important contributions you can make is to your community. More than 5,000 of you are about to take your first steps into a future filled with both uncertainty and opportunity, and I know you are prepared to face that uncertainty and seize those opportunities because of the strong and compassionate Hawkeye community you’ve come from.  ...
January 17, 2019

A spring semester welcome message from President Harreld

Welcome back to campus! The spring semester is full of transformations—the weather changing from cool to warm, students changing from novices to experts in their courses, finally culminating in the blossoming of trees and flowers all over campus just as our graduates don their commencement robes. ...
December 13, 2018

An end-of-year message from President Harreld

At the close of the fall semester, I’m reflecting on the amazing achievements of our students and some new faces at the university. Exciting things have come to pass. Senior Austin Hughes was named a Rhodes scholar, the latest in a long line of Iowa students to achieve the award, a legacy beginning with Jacob Van der Zee in 1905. Not only was Austin named, but senior Melissa Lauer was a finalist as well, an additional honor for the university to celebrate. ...
November 1, 2018

President Harreld: Join us for the National First-Generation College Celebration

The University of Iowa is participating in the National First-Generation College Celebration with a week of events from Nov. 5 to 9, with Nov. 8 being the official national celebration day. I invite everyone to join in the celebration by attending one or more events to learn more about our first-generation students and celebrate their successes. ...
August 30, 2018

A summer recap and strategic plan update from President Harreld

Last week, Provost Curry and I published a welcome message to the University of Iowa community, one that outlined resources available to students, faculty, and staff as everyone is getting into the swing of the new year. It’s important that Hawkeyes know about all the ways they can seek assistance from the university. ...
August 20, 2018

A welcome message from President Harreld and Provost Curry

The week leading up to classes always provides us a wonderful opportunity to greet new students, reconnect with faculty and staff, and engage with our new representatives of shared governance. It is an orientation of sorts, and it is during this week every year that we are reminded of why we chose to become Hawkeyes. ...
July 26, 2018

President Harreld: University of Iowa researchers earn more federal grants

The University of Iowa has long been the home of cutting-edge scholarship, research, and creative expression. From the health sciences to the digital humanities, Hawkeyes have always pushed the envelope, improving and enriching people’s lives. ...

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