The Division of Student Life fosters student success by creating and promoting inclusive educationally purposeful services and activities within and beyond the classroom.
The 2014-2015 school year brought some good news on the facilities front. Petersen Hall opened to rave reviews and now houses 501 students and six living learning communities.
Student leaders looking to make a positive change for the LGBTQ community on campus have an opportunity to put their ideas into action...
This year, UI Student Health & Wellness enhanced the Refresh Sleep Program with an app that can be downloaded on either an iPhone, iPad, iPod, or Android device.
RISE is a 30-minute one-on-one consultation targeted at students with minor alcohol violations. The session includes multiple reflection and goal setting activities to help students critically think about how their behaviors and actions might conflict or interfere with their overall goals and success throughout college.
Founded in 1965, the University of Iowa Sailing Club (UISC) celebrated its 50th anniversary this summer!
For a second year, TEDxUIowa brought the TED talks mission of “ideas worth spreading” to the UI campus.
The CHOOSE curriculum of On Iowa! provides an emphasis on the importance of students acting, rather than not acting, in potentially violent or harmful situations when among their fellow students.
It has been 8 years since the Iowa River swelled outside its banks and flooded the ground floor of the IMU.
Intramurals have taken the University of Iowa by storm, being a favorite pastime of many students. One set of intramurals, the Friday Night Series, strives to serve a different purpose than most.
Events in the fall semester, at both the local and national level, and the activism of students on campus highlighted the experience of Black students at the University of Iowa and provided a renewed opportunity for our community to discuss how we can better support Black students.
The 36th annual race took place Sunday, April 26th to raise money for individuals with physical and mental disabilities. While the race helps the community, the students who plan and organize the event learn valuable, transferrable skills as well.
Larger incoming classes and evolving housing needs are changing the housing landscape at Iowa.
KRUI is the second-largest student organization at the University of Iowa. The 24-hour student-run radio station serves as an educational laboratory for students interested in learning about radio and the broadcast industry.
You know those places you tell everyone you know that they have to visit? Macbride Raptor Project is one of those places.
The Center for Student Involvement & Leadership (CSIL) brought 127 students to eight locations for an alternative spring break experience this year: Pittsburgh, Dallas, Denver, Atlanta, Kansas City, Memphis, St. Louis, and Indianapolis.
David Grady, associate vice president and dean of students, left the University of Iowa to become the vice president of student affairs at the University of Alabama at the end of the spring semester.
The Women's Resource & Action Center recently held their eighth Iowa N.E.W. Leadership Summer Institute, an intensive 5-day residential institute designed to empower women across the political spectrum and increase the participation of underrepresented groups in all sectors of public leadership.
During the spring semester, The Office of the Dean of Students piloted an On Call Dean initiative in an effort to increase support to students in need.
Daniel Rowley, the production director of SCOPE, says that being involved in the organization has not only been a fun way to get involved on campus, but has also led him to choose arts management as his future career field.
The annual Walk It Out Multicultural Fashion Show features representatives from over 20 of Iowa's multicultural student organizations.
In the past two years, RVAP’s service area doubled from four to eight counties in the southeastern region of the state, resulting in a 83% increase in overall services provided in 2015. During this period, sexual assault survivor service provision increased 24% statewide.
In June, the University of Iowa was awarded the 2015 Healthy Iowa Award in the university category. It was presented at the Healthiest State’s “Taking Back Our Health” conference in Des Moines.
Lillian Sanchez always had an interest in law and legal careers, but didn't have a personal or family background in the topic. That's why she thought joining the Legal Exploration LLC would be a great way explore the legal world without the pressure of having to make it her major.
Kelly Vanderwerff Bender would want you to know she was Dutch. I’m not kidding – the Dutch people are known for being direct and clear communicators.
A welcome addition to the ground floor of the Iowa Memorial Union, the Academic Resource Center offers individual and group tutoring sessions, as well as supplemental instruction (SI) for a variety of courses.
Last March, some of the fastest swimmers in the world competed in Iowa City, or to be more specific, at the University of Iowa Campus Recreation and Wellness Center (CRWC). For the first time since 1927, the University of Iowa hosted the NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships.
The term ‘high impact practice’ didn’t exist in the mid-1980’s when Mitch Robinson and his colleagues were Resident Assistants (RAs) at Iowa. But, hearing them talk about the deep learning that occurred through their RA experience, and how that learning has extended into their careers, it’s clear that the role impacted their lives at Iowa and beyond.
The year has been both busy and exciting at University Counseling Service (UCS) in terms of staff changes, multicultural commitment, and service increases.
On August 2, 2010, Recreational Services opened the doors to the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center (CRWC). Since then, the CRWC has been a fitness and wellness hub for students, staff, faculty, and the Iowa City community.
The L.E.A.P. (Lead Empower Advocate Prevent) Peer Leader Train-the-Trainer program helps fight interpersonal violence on campus by, exposing fellow students to this topic, increasing awareness of the issues, and role modeling positive behaviors.
Stories in the Annual Report are written and produced by students and staff in the Division of Student Life.