Articles from October 2019

GPSG creates local-restaurant passport for climate-conscious eating

Read the following news article, as originally published, on the Daily Iowan's website.  

UI Graduate and Professional Student Government recently created a local-restaurant map to promote climate-conscious eating habits. The initiative stems from the organization’s Sustainability Committee's response to climate strikes and activism in the community.

Hawkeye Service Breaks

Hawkeye Service Breaks is a program that exists to promote service-learning, social justice, and community building to University of Iowa students through a spring break experience.

Invitation to Join GPSG Committees

In an effort to be more inclusive and increase student participation in shared governance at the University of Iowa, we want to invite you to participate in Graduate and Professional Student Government's working committees.

Joint Statement on Climate Strike

The University of Iowa Student Government was excited to welcome internationally renowned climate activist Greta Thunberg to Iowa City. Greta has reminded political leaders of their moral responsibility to fight climate change.

Applications for LeaderShape 2020 are open!

LeaderShape and the University of Iowa partnered to host a session of the Institute. The 2020 session will be held from January 14-17, 2020.

GPSG & UISG Joint Statement on Library Incident

Dear Hawkeyes, 

Yesterday, a tweet with the image of a hateful drawing in a library study room was circulated on Twitter. This unacceptable act does not reflect our values as an institution, and it certainly does not reflect our values as your student government.