Articles from June 2020

Fall 2020 Virtual Campus Update Dates, Times, & Link

The University of Iowa will host a series of virtual campus updates focused on different elements of the plan for the fall 2020 semester, which was released on June 17.  (You can also view and download the "Steps Forward: Returning to Campus" PDF.

Joint Statement from Student Leaders on the Iowa Legislature’s Decision to Cut Funding for Higher Education

Joint Statement from Student Leaders on the Iowa Legislature’s Decision to Cut Funding for Higher Education: 

The Iowa Legislature’s decision to cut $8 million in important funding for higher education at a time when students and their families are struggling with a once-in-a-generation economic crisis is short-sighted and deeply disappointing.

Hearing from Hawkeyes: University of Iowa Student Government Town Hall

Hi Hawkeyes,

Individually and collectively we have faced some difficulties in recent days, weeks, and months. The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) and Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG) would like to invite you to a student-led town hall on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 from 6-8 PM.

GPSG Condemns use of Tear Gas in Iowa City & Announces Virtual Listening Sessions

Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG) is deeply saddened by the events which transpired on the evening of Wednesday, June 3, 2020. It is outrageous, disturbing, and entirely unacceptable that tear gas and flash-bang devices were used in disproportionate force against Iowans and University of Iowa students.

University of Iowa Student Government Joint Statement on Police Violence, National Unrest, and Campus Culture

You may also view/download the following statement in PDF form.  

Dear Hawkeyes,
On behalf of the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) and Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG), we are outraged alongside you.