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Iowa's Strength in Writing Reaches New Level

Thursday, October 13, 2022
As the top public university for writing and communication, the University of Iowa’s unmatched academic resources prepare students for success in many fields.
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Meet the Class of 2026

Thursday, October 6, 2022
The University of Iowa welcomes another academically accomplished cohort of students this fall.
Dr. Barbara Wilson, President

Introducing Iowa's 22nd President

Friday, October 8, 2021
A Midwesterner at heart, the University of Iowa’s 22nd President brings a unique set of skills and experiences to make a lasting impact on campus and around the state.
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Meet the Class of 2025

Tuesday, September 28, 2021
The University of Iowa welcomes the most academically accomplished class in its history for the fifth year in a row.
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Fiske Guide Ranks Iowa a Top 10 "Best Buy"

Thursday, July 22, 2021
The University of Iowa is the only university in Iowa to make the Fiske Guide to Colleges "Best Buy" list. The 2022 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges includes Iowa on the annual list of the 10 "Best Buy" public colleges and universities in the country.
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Iowa is the top writing university; ranked #34 best public university

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
The 2021 rankings from U.S. News & World Report rank the University of Iowa as the #34 best public university. Iowa is also earned the top spot for public universities in the inaugural writing in the disciplines ranking.