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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...

Kinnick stadium is seen during a football game between No. 3 Iowa and No. 4 Penn State on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Nittany Lions 23-20.

UI students resell football tickets, warn scammers

Sam Knupp, News Reporter October 14, 2021

University of Iowa students are seeking to resell and buy football tickets on social media as sales climb coming off a 6-0 Hawkeyes win streak. UI class Facebook groups, such as the University of...

Weighted plates are seen at Fitness East Recreational Facility at the University of Iowa on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. (Gabby Drees/The Daily Iowan)

Carver College of Medicine to hold bench press competition to fight domestic violence and housing insecurity

Sam Knupp, News Reporter October 14, 2021

The Carver College of Medicine is holding a fundraiser to combat domestic violence and housing insecurity in a unique way –– a bench press competition. The McCowen and Bean learning communities,...

The University of Iowa Office of Student Financial Aid is seen at the Old Capitol Mall on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. (Gabby Drees/The Daily Iowan)

COVID-19 relief funds now available for international students

Kate Perez, News Reporter October 14, 2021

The University of Iowa received its highest sum of Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund funding than previous years to distribute to students with exceptional financial need. Previous rounds of...

Iowa kid captain Ayden Gendreau and family speak with head coach Kirk Ferentz during “Kid’s Day at Kinnick” inside Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 14. (Jerod Ringwald/The Daily Iowan)

Kid Captain Ayden Gendreau takes Duke Slater Field months before back surgery

Eleanor Hildebrandt, News Editor October 14, 2021

Patsy Gendreau considers her family lucky.  After her son, Ayden, was diagnosed with VACTERL syndrome days after his birth, she said it’s fortunate the syndrome only affects a few body systems...

A Chevy Volt is shown being charged at a Hyvee parking lot in Iowa City on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021 (Larry Phan/The Daily Iowan)

Johnson County adding electric vehicle charge points

Natasha Keicher, News Reporter October 14, 2021

  Iowa City is nearing its goal of electric vehicle charge points in the Eastern Iowa Electric Vehicle Readiness Plan. The Eastern Iowa Electric Vehicle Readiness Plan, finalized in June...

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...

Dr. Eugene Takle, Director of the Climate Science Program at Iowa State University, speaks at the 2021 Climate Statement over zoom on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021.

Iowa Climate Statement recommends stronger electric infrastructure

Natasha Keicher, News Reporter October 13, 2021

The University of Iowa’s Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research is recommending better electrical infrastructure after the 2020 derecho and future natural disasters. At a Wednesday...

Pat Heiden calls the session to order during the Johnson County Board of Supervisors Work Session on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021.

Johnson County excluded workers to receive $2 million in federal funding

Cooper Worth, News Reporter October 13, 2021

Excluded workers in Johnson County who were ineligible for previous COVID-19 relief are set to receive $2 million of the $29.3 million in the county’s federal American Rescue Plan funding. The...

The University of Iowa’s multicultural block party by Slater hall on Tuesday Oct. 12th from 5-8pm during homecoming week. The block party was hosted by the cultural centers. A few of the many activities included were henna, bracelets and origami.

Homecoming Council and multicultural centers host Multicultural Block Party

Arabia Parkey, News Reporter October 13, 2021

Featuring a bounce house, llamas, henna, and origami, the University of Iowa’s Homecoming Council and multicultural centers collaborated to bring awareness to the UI’s campus cultural centers at...

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is displayed on Wednesday, April 7. (Jerod Ringwald/The Daily Iowan)

UI Health Care, Iowa Attorney General’s Office announce statewide opioid treatment program, funded by $3.8 million settlement

Sam Knupp , News Reporter October 13, 2021

University of Iowa Health Care is teaming up with the Iowa Attorney General’s Office to develop a statewide opioid treatment program using $3.8 million in settlement funds. The program will use...

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