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University of Iowa President Barbara Wilson answers questions during an interview with The Daily Iowan on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2021. At the interview, Wilson addressed the challenges and highlights she has encountered during her three months of presidency, campus safety, her relationship with the Board of Regents, how the university handled the sexual assault allegations against Phi Gamma Delta, her goals with USG, and more. (Grace Smith/The Daily Iowan)

Q&A with President Barbara Wilson

DI staff October 14, 2021

The Daily Iowan sat down with University of Iowa President Barbara Wilson on Wednesday for her first interview since assuming office in Jessup Hall. During her first three months on campus, Wilson...

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, University of Iowa President Barbara Wilson, CEO of the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Suresh Gunasekaran, Board of Regents President Mike Richards, and others break ground with shovels during a groundbreaking ceremony at the North Liberty University of Iowa hospitals and clinics construction site on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021.

UIHC breaks ground on North Liberty facility

Natalie Dunlap, Politics Editor October 14, 2021

University of Iowa officials, Board of Regents members, and Gov. Kim Reynolds celebrated breaking ground on a new UIHC facility in North Liberty on Thursday.  “The campus will be providing significant...

Photo illustration by Cecilia Shearon.

UI faces shrinking talent pool, significant market challenges as the pandemic continues

Kate Perez, News Reporter October 13, 2021

The University of Iowa faces a shrinking talent pool of potential workers as the pandemic continues. The significant market challenges the UI is experiencing are the same ones occurring across all...

A hawk from the Iowa Raptor Project rests on a handler’s hand during a football game between Iowa and Kent State at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021.

Hawks, other raptors attend games at Kinnick to boost conservation education efforts

Kelsey Harrell, Managing Digital Editor October 12, 2021

Fans may have noticed more than one bird, besides Herky, present on Duke Slater Field this football season — two red-tailed hawks and a peregrine falcon have joined the Hawkeyes. Game day is filled...

Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz enters the field during a football game between Iowa and Maryland at Maryland Stadium on Friday, Oct. 1, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Terrapins 51-14.

Kirk Ferentz says Iowa fans who booed Penn State injuries ‘smelled a rat’

Robert Read, Pregame Editor October 12, 2021

Kirk Ferentz knows Iowa football fans are smart. So when the Hawkeye faithful in attendance for Iowa’s 23-20 win over Penn State at Kinnick Stadium saw Nittany Lion defensive players repeatedly...

The Climate Fest Community Mural, painted by volunteers, is seen on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021. The mural is located on South Gilbert Court.

Iowa City paint-by-number mural spreads climate change awareness

Natasha Keicher, News Reporter October 11, 2021

A new Iowa City mural painted by volunteers was designed to show appreciation to Iowa City’s compost workers while building community.    The process to create the mural, designed by local artist...

Iowa fans storm the field after a football game between No. 3 Iowa and No. 4 Penn State at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Nittany Lions 23-20.

Hawkeye fans storm Duke Slater Field to celebrate Iowa’s win over Penn State

Robert Read, Pregame Editor October 10, 2021

Iowa center Tyler Linderbaum blocked Penn State defenders all night, but getting past the Hawkeye fans blocking him from the locker room proved to be an entirely different challenge. As soon as...

Iowa wide receiver Nico Ragaini runs downfield after catching a pass during a football game between No. 3 Iowa and No. 4 Penn State at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Nittany Lions 23-20. (Jerod Ringwald/The Daily Iowan)

Ragaini records game-winning touchdown, No. 3 Iowa downs No. 4 Penn State

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor October 9, 2021

Hawkeye junior wide receiver Nico Ragaini came to Iowa for big time football. And he got it Saturday night. The wide receiver from New Haven, Connecticut, made the game-winning catch with six...

Iowa running back Tyler Goodson runs the ball during a football game between No. 3 Iowa and No. 4 Penn State at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Nittany Lions 23-20. (Grace Smith/The Daily Iowan)

No. 3 Iowa completes comeback, defeats No. 4 Penn State

Robert Read, Pregame Editor October 9, 2021

Party like it's 1985. The No. 3 Iowa football team defeated No. 4 Penn State, 23-20, in the first matchup between top-five teams at Kinnick Stadium in 36 years. Iowa quarterback Spencer Petras hit...

The Hawkeyes take the field during a football game between Iowa and Kent State at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021.

Live updates: No. 3 Iowa football matches up against No. 4 Penn State

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor October 9, 2021

Hawkeye football is taking on No. 4 Penn State for a top-five Saturday afternoon matchup. Both the Hawkeyes and the Nittany Lions are undefeated on the 2021 season at 5-0, and Iowa is hosting the...

The sunrises as fans arrive before the FOX Big Noon Kickoff show on the Pentacrest before a football game between No. 3 Iowa and No. 4 Penn State at in Iowa City on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021. This was Big Noon Kickoff’s first time in Iowa City and the first top five match up at Kinnick since 1985. (Ayrton Breckenridge/The Daily Iowan)

Highlights from FOX’s Big Noon Kickoff pregame show in Iowa City

Robert Read, Pregame Editor October 9, 2021

FOX’s Big Noon Kickoff pregame show aired live from Iowa City Saturday morning ahead of the No. 3 Iowa vs. No. 4 Penn State game, which will kick off at 3:05 p.m. at Kinnick Stadium. The FOX panel...

Iowa City City Hall on Tuesday, July, 6, 2021. City Hall is located at 410 E. Washington Street.

Iowa City reaches carbon emission goal nine years early

Emily Delgado, News Reporter October 7, 2021

Iowa City beat its goal to lower carbon emissions by 2030 nine years early. Since 2010, Iowa City has decreased carbon emissions by 49 percent, but their goal was to reduce carbon emissions by 45...

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