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Iowa City Police Department vehicles are seen on July 9, 2019.

Police charge Cedar Rapids man in Ped Mall shooting investigation

Sabine Martin, News Editor July 29, 2021

The Iowa City Police Department has identified and charged the individual who police said fired multiple shots from a handgun in the Iowa City Pedestrian Mall last Sunday. Iowa City Police identified...

UI students given first round of vaccinations on Thursday, Jan 28, 2021. Syringes wait to be used. Each has the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine in it.

Local and state health officials urge Iowans to get vaccinated as Delta variant gains strength

Jake Olson, News Reporter July 28, 2021

While the seven-day average of COVID-19 cases has managed to stay in the single digitals in Johnson County since mid-May, the COVID-19 Delta variant has been on the rise in Iowa since it was detected...

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics are seen on Tuesday, June 23, 2020.

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics request three capital improvement projects for patient observation rooms, intake bays

Sabine Martin, News Editor July 28, 2021

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics requested three capital improvement projects for approval at the state Board of Regents meeting Wednesday, including the addition of 30 new patient observation...

The Old Capitol building is seen on March, 6, 2021.

Regents approve University of Iowa Graduate School program terminations, name changes

Sabine Martin, News Editor July 28, 2021

The University of Iowa will terminate an international program in Hong Kong, create a new graduate program, and change a program’s name after approval from the state Board of Regents Wednesday. The...

Board of Regents approves tuition raises, welcomes President Wilson

Board of Regents approves tuition raises, welcomes President Wilson

Natalie Dunlap, News Editor July 28, 2021

Board of Regents members voted unanimously to increase tuition and fees for the 2021-2022 school year at the University of Iowa, Iowa State, and the University of Northern Iowa during the regents meeting...

A sign for the Iowa City Community School District is seen outside the district's administration building on Tuesday, April 28. (Jake Maish/The Daily Iowan)

UI students advocate for inclusive curriculum at ICCSD after speaker uses ‘white power’ symbol in meeting

Bruce Bartlam, Jr., News Reporter July 28, 2021

Iowa City residents and students showed up to Tuesday’s Iowa City Community District School Board Meeting to fill a room with signs and shirts supporting Black Lives Matter, Indigenous groups, and...

The Iowa City City Council is seen at an Iowa City City Council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. (Nichole Harris/The Daily Iowan

Iowa City City Council votes not to approve Hickory Trail Estates

Natalie Dunlap, News Editor July 28, 2021

Developers will need to return to the drawing board for the Hickory Trail Estates plan following an Iowa City City Council vote that rejected the rezoning plan. During the Tuesday night meeting,...

The Iowa City City Council is seen at an Iowa City City Council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. (Nichole Harris/The Daily Iowan

Iowa City City Council to seek community feedback on military vehicle

Sabine Martin, News Editor July 28, 2021

The Iowa City City Council will seek feedback from the south district in Iowa City about the replacement of the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle. The MRAP vehicle was assigned to the...

University of Iowa grant to provide future mental health care experts, services for rural Iowa counties

University of Iowa grant to provide future mental health care experts, services for rural Iowa counties

Emily Delgado, News Reporter July 28, 2021

University of Iowa Health Care, alongside the UI’s College of Education, will train students to develop a future workforce of mental health specialists in rural Iowa this fall. The UI project,...

Asst. Fire Chief Nic Pruter left and Lt. William (Bill) Erb of the Coralville Fire Department stopped by to lend support to Sgt. Kyle Nicholson of the Coralville police Department on Thursday, July 22, 2021. At the time, Nicholson was donating blood during the Battle of the Badges Blood Drive.(Jeff Sigmund/Daily Iowan)

Coralville fire beat police in 8th annual ‘Battle of the Badges’ blood drive

Lillian Poulsen, News Reporter July 28, 2021

During the eighth annual “Battle of the Badges” blood drive, the Coralville fire and police departments and their supporters donated over 30 pints of blood to the University of Iowa DeGowin Blood...

A sign reads

Iowa’s state unemployment rate rises to 4 percent, first time since October 2020

Meg Doster, News Reporter July 27, 2021

Iowa’s unemployment rate now sits at 4 percent, according to the Iowa Workforce Development, up from the 3.9 percent reported in May. The last time the state’s unemployment rate reached or exceeded...

University of Iowa graduate student and filmmaker Hao Zhou stands outside of the Visual Arts Building on Thursday, July 22.

UI student and team awarded $50,000 for screenplay

Bruce Bartlam, Jr., News Reporter July 27, 2021

Hao Zhou’s film, "Happy to Have You," recently won the federal Greenlight Grant. Zhou, a University of Iowa film graduate student, grew up in a rural area of Southwest China, and describes his sensibilities...

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