Experience Iowa Blogs

Follow University of Iowa students and university staff as they blog about their Iowa experience. Check out the most recent posts below, or visit their individual blogs.

  • EmilyFreebies!
    By Emily on Mon Nov 19th, 2018


    Since coming to Iowa City, I have discovered how exciting the arts scene is here. If you’ve had the good fortune of having read my previous blog posts (hint, hint), you might be aware that in
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  • LaurenEvery Monday
    By Lauren on Mon Nov 5th, 2018

    It is nine in the morning and my roommate is rattling around the medicine cabinet. The light from the window falls across my face, and I curl into a ball.

    It’s a quarter past nine and I’m
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  • QuinnWrite it Down – Seriously!
    By Quinn on Mon Oct 29th, 2018

    Anyone who knows me personally and reads this is sure to call me out as a hypocrite (and I certainly seem like I’m contradicting myself if you read my last post), but I am bringing this up
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  • LizbethMy Favorite Studying Spots at Iowa
    By Lizbeth on Mon Oct 29th, 2018

    Midterm season is killing me – and it’s not even over for me yet. I’m taking a study break right now to write about a few of my favorite study spots on campus! The amount of time,
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    By McKenna on Thu Oct 25th, 2018

    Wow! What a week.

    The 2018 University of Iowa Homecoming was one I will never forget. From participating in events with my sorority, getting 2nd place in a bags tournament, and beating Maryland while waving to the kids,
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  • DylanFinding your Community
    By Dylan on Mon Oct 22nd, 2018

    After a quick first two months here at Iowa, there has been a variety of amazing moments and fun experiences.  But none of those experiences could have happened if it wasn’t for the community that has surrounded
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  • MarianaCollege Expectations vs. Reality
    By Mariana on Wed Oct 24th, 2018

    A short compilation of my first three months at the University of Iowa.

    Iowa in the fall is magical. The highlight of my days are walking to class. I put my headphones in, play some nice music and
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  • DerekLong Time No See
    By Derek on Fri Sep 21st, 2018

    Well holy cow, that was fast. Summer was like a sweet, savory glass of apple juice on a hot day. You’ve been waiting so long for it to be consumed, and within a blink the satisfaction ends.
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  • KamrynWave On Wave
    By Kamryn on Mon Sep 24th, 2018

    Classes have been in session for over a month and I’m finally writing my first blog post of the year. It’s about time, right?

    These past couple of months have been hectic for me. I’ve been putting
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