Press Releases

March 2016
Alumni and Friends Help the University of Iowa Reach Its For Iowa. Forever More. $1.7 Billion Campaign Goal

March 9, 2016

February 2016
Family’s $10 Million Gift Creates Bucksbaum Early Entrance Academy at the UI

February 25, 2016

January 2016
Walgreens Gift Helps Transform UI College of Pharmacy, Contributing to its New State-of-the-Art Facility

January 13, 2016

December 2015
University of Iowa Children’s Hospital to be Renamed Stead Family University of Iowa Children’s Hospital

December 2, 2015

Press Kit

November 2015
UI Celebrates Global Giving With Gold Tuesday

November 24, 2015

Lauridsen Family Law Commons to Open in Late 2016

November 23, 2015

Two University of Iowa Students Awarded the Louis and Dorothy Laubenthal Memorial Scholarship

November 13, 2015

University of Iowa Dance Marathon Allocates $2.2 Million to University of Iowa Children’s Hospital

November 12, 2015

October 2015
A Gene That Controls Macular Development Identified

October 26, 2015

July 2015
For Iowa. Forever More: the Campaign for the University of Iowa Reaches Milestone of $1.5 Billion, 88 Percent to Goal

July 6, 2015

June 2015
Cruis’n for the Kids Car Show Raises Funds for the New UI Children’s Hospital

June 22, 2015

Media Advisory: Chris Soules, Mary Ferentz, Hawkeye Football Player Visit UI Children’s Hospital Prior to Kickoff of Ladies Football Academy

June 3, 2015

April 2015
Fifth Annual Ladies Football Academy, Hosted by Iowa Hawkeyes Football Team, Raises Money for University of Iowa Children’s Hospital

April 15, 2015

Press Kit

University of Iowa Stephen A. Wynn Institute for Vision Research Announces New Endowment for Human Retinal Engineering

April 13, 2015

March 2015
$3 Million Gift to Support Students, Faculty and Innovation in UI College of Engineering

March 11, 2015

February 2015
Wells Family Establishes Fund to Provide Scholarships for University of Iowa Students from Van Buren County

February 23, 2015

$1 million gift to benefit the UI College of Pharmacy

February 10, 2015

University of Iowa College of Education Reaches Fundraising Goal of $30 Million

February 9, 2015

December 2014
The Louis and Dorothy Laubenthal Memorial Scholarship awarded to Mason City native

December 15, 2014

November 2014
Hy-Vee Gives $500,000 to the new UI Children’s Hospital Building Campaign

November 21, 2014

October 2014
UI College of Nursing Reaches $20 Million Campaign Milestone

October 26, 2014

UI College of Engineering Reaches Campaign Milestone of $42 Million, Seventy-seven Percent to Goal

October 22, 2014

Investing in the Arts

October 16, 2014

We Are Phil: Year Two

October 10, 2014

September 2014
Alumni couple gives $1 million to boost undergraduate research at the UI

September 28, 2014

Walmart and Sam’s Club Raise More Than $538,000 for University of Iowa Children’s Hospital During Six-Week Campaign

September 19, 2014

Bequest from alumnus provides $7.8 million for genetics research at the UI

September 12, 2014

Family Makes Gift in Memory of Famed UI Printmaker Mauricio Lasansky

September 10, 2014

August 2014
University of Iowa Celebrates the Dedication of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center

August 21, 2014

Press kit

July 2014
$1.5 million gift to advance field of hospice and palliative care in UI College of Pharmacy

July 22, 2014

7th Annual Cruis’n for the Kids Car Show to be Held Saturday, July 12

July 8, 2014

June 2014
Johnson County Sexual-Assault Victims Benefit from Fund to Support Response Team

June 18, 2014

May 2014
We are Levitt. We are 100 percent Phil.

May 20, 2014

UI College of Public Health Reaches $20 Million Campaign Milestone

May 19, 2014

Indy 500 Champion Buddy Lazier to Race the University of Iowa Stephen A. Wynn Institute for Vision Research Car in the 2014 Indianapolis 500

May 8, 2014

Press kit

April 2014
Giving back what they received

April 14, 2014

$250,000 gift from University of Iowa alumni couple to advance international study

April 9, 2014

March 2014
Regents approve naming of UI football facilities

March 12, 2014

UI business faculty and staff celebrate record-breaking participation in new annual giving program

March 4, 2014

Press kit

February 2014
University of Iowa Fraternity Gives $100,000 to the Nile C. Kinnick Scholarship Fund

February 18, 2014

Press kit

January 2014
Iowa Grad Gives $1.5 Million for UI Health Care

January 29, 2014

Position Announcement: President/CEO, University of Iowa Alumni Association

January 23, 2014

Sharer family presents $1 million gift to UI Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center

January 22, 2014

December 2013
Ride for the Kids raises funds for UI Children’s Hospital

December 19, 2013

November 2013
Kirk and Mary Ferentz commit $500,000 to the Iowa Football Legacy Campaign

November 15, 2013

October 2013
Steads commit $10 million to further children’s medicine at Iowa

October 24, 2013

John and Mary Pappajohn Receive National Arts Award

October 24, 2013

The University of Iowa commemorates the naming of the Stephen A. Wynn Institute for Vision Research

October 18, 2013

Press kit

$500,000 gift from alumnus to expand philanthropy studies at the UI

October 15, 2013

September 2013
$500,000 gift to benefit University of Iowa Museum of Arts’ statewide collections-sharing project

September 5, 2013

August 2013
Engineering Alumnus Bogue Featured in Hometown Hawkeye Video

August 30, 2013

Stephen A. Wynn gives $25 million to the University of Iowa Institute for Vision Research

August 8, 2013

Press kit

July 2013
New UI scholarship to support students in occupational and environmental health

July 17, 2013

The University of Iowa Announces $1.06 Billion Milestone in Comprehensive Campaign, Surpassing its Record-breaking 2005 Campaign

July 8, 2013

May 2013
Tippie gift to support athletics and business

May 13, 2013

The University of Iowa Announces For Iowa. Forever More: The Campaign for the University of Iowa

May 2, 2013

Press kit

January 2013
$2 million USAID grant to Ponseti International Association will improve access to clubfoot treatment

January 15, 2013

December 2012
UI colleges receive technology grants from State Farm

December 7, 2012

Historic gift finds a home on UI campus

December 3, 2012

October 2012
Gerdin family commits $12 million to new UI Children’s Hospital

October 30, 2012

University of Iowa Foundation recognized for exemplary workplace practices

October 29, 2012

Mason outlines new UI scholarship commitment

October 1, 2012

UI College of Law launches $50 million fundraising campaign

October 1, 2012

September 2012
Radiothons raise $182,841 for University of Iowa Children’s Hospital

September 25, 2012

Ingenious, low-cost sensors aid in flood prediction

September 18, 2012

Public invited to attend seminar on John Deere global initiatives Sept. 6

September 4, 2012

John Deere Day on the UI campus

September 4, 2012

August 2012
Tye and Cathy Darland Scholarship will support Charles City students

August 28, 2012

July 2012
Our commitment to our university and our donors

July 6, 2012

June 2012
Alumna establishes professorship in chemical process safety in the UI College of Engineering

June 29, 2012

UI grad’s gift will boost scholarship aid for engineering students

June 29, 2012


June 26, 2012

May 2012
UI Foundation provides timely response to newspaper’s request

May 24, 2012

UI Foundation issues statements on provision of salary support for Ken Mason

May 24, 2012

Bridging academic content for ESL

May 9, 2012

April 2012
Phil was here (we have proof)

April 27, 2012

Give out, not in

April 27, 2012

Phil was here (and here, and here…)

April 17, 2012

Alumni couple’s gift creating scholarships in the UI College of Engineering recognizes mentors

April 11, 2012

Math in the Margins

April 5, 2012

March 2012
Belin-Blank Center celebrates gifts

March 29, 2012

February 2012
State of the arts: Building concepts unveiled

February 9, 2012

January 2012
UI receives estate gift to support diabetes research

January 31, 2012

Iowa Ladies Football Academy commits $1 million toward new UI Children’s Hospital

January 21, 2012

Ronald McDonald House Charities grant to promote UI’s Ponseti clubfoot efforts

January 13, 2012