Iowa welcomes 4,557 new Hawkeyes; first-year enrollment climbs 12.2%
Many records were broken in fall 2010, but perhaps none were more notable than the 12.2 percent increase in the number of students in our first-year class.
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New Campus Recreation & Wellness Center opens to rave reviews
University of Iowa students have a new place to get fit and have fun thanks to the newly opened Campus Recreation and Wellness Center (CRWC). (See the video and photo gallery below!)
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Spread the word: Multicultural Visit Day is coming up November 19
Underrepresented minority students and their parents are encouraged to attend Multicultural Visit Day on Friday, Nov. 19. This year’s program, a one-day event, is organized by the Office of Admissions and the Center for Read More ›
The Office of Admissions is hosting three Transfer Days on campus this fall for prospective transfer students.
Introducing Public Policy, Leadership, Arabic, Cultural Competence
The University of Iowa has recently added several new academic programs to its lineup of more than 100 areas of study for undergraduate students. The school now offers a BA in Ethics & Public Policy, a certificate in Critical Cultural Competence, a certificate in Leadership Studies, and a minor Arabic.
Changes affect students in liberal arts and business
The University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the UI Tippie College of Business are making changes to their General Education Program requirements. The changes will be effective beginning with students enrolling for Summer Session 2011.
Reopened residence hall to serve returning & transfer students
Beginning in the fall of 2010, Parklawn Residence Hall will house Community 234, a program developed to provide a living experience tailored for returning and transfer students. Room options will include 1-bedroom and studio “apartments” with double occupancy.