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UIHC recognized as top treatment center for Parkinson’s Disease

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics building is seen from the west on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017.

Sarah Mullen, News Reporter

August 19, 2018

UIHC receives financial support and global recognition for leading efforts against Parkinson’s Disease.

Rosario: The case against laptop bans in the classroom

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Isabella Rosario, Opinion Columnist

August 19, 2018

The beginning of a new semester ushers in “syllabus week,” a time for professors to outline course expectations. A popular classroom policy I’ve noticed, especially for lectures, is a technology ban. In the past, my professors have cited studies contending that students learn less effectively when ty...

U.S. Attorney General Sessions continues criticizing lower courts’ stalling of Trump policies

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke at the Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines Friday, August 17, 2018. Sessions spoke to a group of judges supporting President Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nomination, Brett Kavanaugh.

Sarah Watson, Politics Editor

August 17, 2018

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions railed against “limitless injunctions” Friday at an Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference in Des Moines.

Iowa soccer ties Missouri in season opener

Iowa's Natalie Winters kicks the ball during the Iowa/Rutgers soccer game on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. Iowa won the match 1-0.

James Geerdes, Sports Reporter

August 17, 2018

Iowa head coach Dave DiIanni’s fifth season at the helm of the Hawkeye soccer program began with neither a win nor a loss on Aug. 17 at the Iowa Soccer Complex. The Missouri defense matched Iowa’s in the season-opener, resulting in a 0-0 draw. Iowa failed to capitalize on numerous opportunities...

Immigration legislation stalled in the U.S. Senate, Chuck Grassley says in Des Moines

Then-Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, talks to reporters at the Eight Circuit Judicial Conference in Des Moines on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018.

Elianna Novitch, Politics Reporter

August 17, 2018

Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, commented on immigration issues and legislative efforts at the Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch: ‘Just because you disagree, doesn’t mean you have to be disagreeable’

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch speaks during the Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference. He discussed his life as a Supreme Court Justice and his friendships with his colleagues.

Julia Shanahan, Politics Reporter

August 17, 2018

At the Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference in Des Moines on Friday, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch provided insight on his first year on the nation's highest court.

In Des Moines judicial conference, transparency in battle to confirm Brett Kavanaugh comes to forefront

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke at the Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines Friday, August 17, 2018. Sessions spoke to a group of judges supporting President Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nomination, Brett Kavanaugh.

Emily Wangen, Politics Reporter

August 17, 2018

DES MOINES — Judge Brett Kavanaugh may become the next Supreme Court justice in the near future, said U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions during a Aug. 17 address to attendees of the 8th Circuit Judicial Conference. President Trump nominated Kavanaugh, a judge for the D.C. Circuit Court of Appea...

VP Pence in Des Moines: Trump administration ‘just getting started’ on strengthening U.S. economy

Vice President Mike Pence listens to a briefing by acting Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost at the El Centro Border Patrol station in San Diego on April 30, 2018. (Alejandro Tamayo/Diego Union-Tribune/TNS)

Marissa Payne, Managing Editor

August 15, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence makes another stop in Iowa to promote GOP tax policy and its benefits to American workers.

VP Pence on Mollie Tibbetts: ‘You’re in the hearts of every American’

Vice President Mike Pence speaks at an event in Des Moines, Iowa promoting Trump's tax-cutting policies on Wednesday Aug. 15.

Gage Miskimen, Editor in Chief

August 15, 2018

During his America First Policies event to promote President Trump’s tax-cutting policies at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines on Aug. 15, Vice President Mike Pence talked briefly about missing UI student Mollie Tibbetts. Pence said he wanted to assure everybody that...

Public forum held on city deer-reduction plan

November 2017 file photo. (Jared Krauss for the Daily Iowan)

Gage Miskimen, Editor in Chief

August 14, 2018

City Hall was packed full of people on the night of Aug. 14 to discuss the future of the Iowa City deer population. In a public-forum, members of the city’s “deer committee” and Iowa City residents discussed the city’s deer-reduction plan, which would allow a contractor to use sharpshoote...

New website established in Mollie Tibbetts case

Missing posters for UI student Mollie Tibbetts are seen in Iowa City on Sunday, July 29, 2018. Tibbetts went missing between July 18 and 19, in Brooklyn, Iowa.

Gage Miskimen, Editor in Chief

August 13, 2018

A new website has been established in connection with the investigation into the disappearance of Mollie Tibbetts. The public can head to findingmollie.iowa.gov to submit anonymous tips or to sign up for updates regarding the case. UI student Tibbetts went missing sometime between the evening of...