Articles from April 2022

The state champion Black Walnut tree in front of MacBride hall on the Pentacrest

University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums launching new monthly Tree Tour series starting Friday

Monday, April 18, 2022
The University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums (UIPM) will debut Tree Tours, a new educational program series. The first event in the series will occur from noon to 1 p.m. on Earth Day, this Friday, followed by monthly events at the same time through October. This program is free and open to all campus and community guests; registration is not required.
Members of Landscape Services hold up a Tree Campus USA and certificate celebrating their status as UI's Tree Campus Higher Education

UI: Tree Campus Higher Education 2021 Recipient

Friday, April 15, 2022
The University of Iowa was recently honored with the 2021 Tree Campus USA Award at the Annual Community Forestry Awards Luncheon in Ankeny. The award was presented by the Arbor Day Foundation and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources on April 12, at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny.
A man in black clothing helps paint a colorful geometric mural in the Stanley Museum of Art

A first look inside the Stanley Museum of Art, opening in August

Tuesday, April 12, 2022
A media tour was held to showcase the new $50 million Stanley Museum of Art, which is scheduled to open to the public on August 26.  The previous museum of art, located at 150 N. Riverside Drive, was evacuated during flooding in 2008.  Lauren Lessing, director of the museum, told members of the press about its facilities, upcoming programming, and its opening weekend. 
A student writing equations on a blackboard in the Math Tutorial Lab in MacLean Hall

University of Iowa math department to move to Jessup Hall during MacLean Hall modernization

Sunday, April 3, 2022
The University of Iowa mathematics department will move to Jessup Hall when modernization begins in MacLean Hall within the next decade.