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

National Advanced Driving Simulator Tour

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 11:00am
National Advanced Driving Simulator Building
The Driving Safety Research Institute (DSRI) aims to make roads safer by researching the connection and interaction between humans and vehicles. They are home to the National Advanced Driving Simulator, a suite of world-class driving simulators, and a fleet of five instrumented on-road research vehicles. This interdisciplinary transportation safety research institute in the University of Iowa’s College of Engineering is funded by government and industry contracts. Their research expertise...

Incarceration Among the Elderly with Alison Guernsey

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 12:00pm
University Capitol Centre
Ballooning state and federal incarceration is problematic and costly for many reasons, but one ever-increasing complication is the fact that our prison population is aging. According to the Census Bureau, from 1991 to 2021, the percentage of people 55 years or older in our nation’s prisons swelled from 3% to 15%. And more than 30% of people serving life sentences are at least 55 years old. Aging in prison can be dangerous. It is certainly costly. And data show that it cannot be justified by...

Fraud Alerts for Seniors with Sally Leme

Thursday, May 16, 2024 11:00am
University Capitol Centre
More info to come, but wanted to let you know that Fraud Alerts for Seniors, Sally Leme, will present Thursday, May 16, 11 a.m. at 2520-D University Capitol Center (UCC) and via Zoom

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.