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News Outlets

University Communication and Marketing units manage the university’s central channels for connecting with key audiences. Following are some of the Websites, periodicals, and other products that help tell the University of Iowa story:

Iowa Now

Iowa Now offers a one-stop shop for news, multimedia, and features about UI people and programs. This online platform showcases the day’s top stories, upcoming events, and campus news, as well as windows to the university’s official Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube channels.

Contacts: Steve Pradarelli, 319-384-0007,; Lois Gray, 319-384-0077,

Iowa Now—Alumni Edition E-mail and Print Newsletter

Monthly Iowa Now e-mail digests showcase top UI news and multimedia features geared to alumni. A print newsletter is mailed three times a year to UI alumni without active email addresses.

Contact: Sara Moninger, 319-384-0045,

UI Home Page Site

Top-level pages for the sprawling university web presence, including news, event, and feature headlines on the home page, a home-page photo gallery, and additional resources. Updated daily.

Contact: Lin Larson, 319-384-0042,

UI Social Media Channels

The university’s central Facebook page, Twitter feed, YouTube EDU channel, and more. Updated multiple times daily.

Contact: Lin Larson, 319-384-0042,

Parent Times Print Newsletter, E-mail Updates, and Website

Quarterly newsletter, monthly e-mails, and Website featuring information especially for parents of undergraduates.

E-mail update subscriptions:
Contact: Sara Moninger, 319-384-0045,

BTN Cable Network Programming

Short news features, documentaries, and other UI programs for BTN, the Big Ten cable TV network.

Sample programming:
Contact: Ben Hill, 319-384-3400,

UITV Cable Station Programming

UI news, events coverage, and other programs for the university’s public access cable channel.

Program schedule:
Contact: Ben Hill, 319-384-3400,

University News Services Archive Site

With the launch of Iowa Now in March 2012, the University News Services site was converted to an archive of news releases dating to 1998. It is no longer updated.

Contact: Steve Pradarelli, 319-384-0007,

fyi Archives

With the launch of Iowa Now in March 2012, fyi News for Faculty and Staff ceased publication. Stories published prior to that date are archived on the site.

Contact: Christopher Clair, 319-384-0900,


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