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Iowa Psychologist Ed Wasserman Investigates the Origin of Innovation

The Ponseti Method. The butterfly stroke. Field of Dreams. These are just a few of the Iowa-hatched ideas that have changed the world during the University of Iowa’s 175-year history.
Black and Gold History

175 years: Black and gold history

2021 also marks 100 years since the business school was elevated to college status. To commemorate these huge milestones, we are taking a look back in time with a flashback tour to the start of it all!
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Old Gold: Residence Hall Life Over the Years

A new library exhibit offers a glimpse into 175 years of student life at the University of Iowa.
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UI to mark 175 years in 2022

The University of Iowa will celebrate its 175th anniversary in 2022, with special events and activities planned throughout the academic year, including special exhibits at UI Libraries and Pentacrest Museums.
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Presidential Lecture Event set for February 2022

The 2022 Presidential Lecture will be a signature event in the University of Iowa's 175th anniversary, showcasing Iowa's excellence in discovery and learning.
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Meet Barbara J. Wilson, Iowa’s next president

Meet Iowa's new president, Barbara J. Wilson, who will usher in the university's 175th year.