News and Announcements

Photo Contest Results

Winners have been announced for the Photo Contest. Click here to view the photos.

Service Award Nominations Due Feb. 15

Each year two UIRA members are honored for their volunteer service post-retirement. Read more.

One Day for Iowa

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UIRA President’s Column

Continuing to Transition to New UIRA Procedures

Events & Programs

Title IX and 50 Years of Women’s Athletics at the UI - Paula Jantz

Monday, April 3, 2023 10:00am
This presentation discusses the history of women’s athletics at the University of Iowa and will celebrate the career of Dr. Christine Grant as a leader in the advancement of equality in women’s sport at Iowa and nationally. Paula Jantz joined the University of Iowa Athletics Department in 1980 and retired in 2017 as senior associate director of athletics. As senior women’s administrator, she was responsible for individual sport supervision, personnel supervision, and management of various units...

New Program at the Stanley Museum of Art

Tuesday, April 4, 2023 10:30am
Stanley Museum of Art
Stanley Sage is a new program at the Stanley Museum of Art where local older adults will tell their art story and connect them to the Stanley collection. The inaugural event will be Tuesday, April 4 at 10:30 a.m. with Linzee Kull McCray. Linzee is curious about everything! She’s been an art teacher, bartender, author of two books on textiles, curator of museum exhibitions, fabric designer, and writer. People’s stories and the opportunity to share them gets her up in the morning and keeps her...

Engaging with Today’s Students - Steph Beecher

Wednesday, April 12, 2023 1:00pm
Basic needs, including food, housing, mental health, sleep, hygiene, and financial literacy, are critical to students’ success. When students are basic needs insecure, they do not have access to these essentials, adversely affecting their well-being, college persistence, and college completion. On our campus, the Food Pantry has been instrumental to fighting food insecurity. In fact, more than 40 percent of UI students are food insecure. We will discuss what basic needs insecurity looks like on...

State of the Iowa City Community School District - Matt Degner

Wednesday, April 19, 2023 1:00pm
Join this Zoom presentation to hear from Matt Degner, superintendent of the Iowa City Community School District, as he discusses the state’s new “voucher” system and how it will affect the public schools, the new magnet school, how well students are bouncing back from COVID, and more.  Matt Degner has been superintendent of the Iowa City school district since July 2020. Matt was principal of South East Junior High for the 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 school years. Since that time he has served as...

Opportunities, Benefits, and Resources

UIRA members enjoy access to discounts, networking events, and all-around support.

Perks and Discounts

UI retirees can access library, recreation, and IT services plus an array of discounts.

Special Interests

UIRA-sponsored groups let members pursue shared interests and activities.

Photo Contest

Our annual photography contest invites members to share their view of the world.

Retiree Resources

The UIRA maintains a guide to useful campus and community info and resources.