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

EFC Lecture: A Dark, Unruly Space -- Patricia Foster promotional image

EFC Lecture: A Dark, Unruly Space -- Patricia Foster

Thursday, October 5, 2023 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Biology Building East
What happens when a mother and daughter with different political concerns discuss issues of race in America? In 2015 on a visit home to Alabama, Patricia Foster and her mother argue over the riots in Ferguson, Missouri. This encounter becomes the catalyst for Foster’s visit to Africatown in Plateau, Alabama (forty miles from her hometown), where the last American slave ship, the Clotilda, arrived in 1860 after the U.S. had abolished the international slave trade in 1808.  What Foster...

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.