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University of Iowa to hold vaccine clinic for students

Grace Hamilton, News Reporter April 16, 2021

The University of Iowa will host COVID-19 vaccine clinics for students from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 21 and April 22 in the Iowa Memorial Union’s main lounge. According to a campus-wide email...

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Amtrak 2035 map revives hopes for a train from Iowa City to Chicago

Brady Osborne, News Reporter April 15, 2021

Plans for an Amtrak station connecting Iowa City and Chicago have been revived in light of President Joe Biden’s proposed $2.2 trillion infrastructure bill. Amtrak released a 15-year plan after...

University of Iowa Presidential Candidate Barbara Wilson addresses the audience during the second UI Presidential Forum in the Levitt Center for University Advancement on Thursday, April 15,  2021. Wilson is currently the executive vice president and vice president for Academic Affairs for the University of Illinois System.

Second UI presidential forum: University of Illinois System Executive Vice President Barbara Wilson emphasizes student voices, diverse team building

Rachel Schilke and Eleanor Hildebrandt April 15, 2021

The second candidate for the University of Iowa's presidency, Barbara Wilson, touted her history of academic administration and promoted herself as someone who can bring together people as a team builder. Wilson...

The Old Capitol is seen on Thursday, March 12, 2020.

‘I hear you, and I know this fear is real’: DEI leader points to resources on campus after Daunte Wright’s killing in Brooklyn Center

Caitlin Crome, News Reporter April 15, 2021

After Daunte Wright’s death and protests in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota and elsewhere, Executive Officer for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Liz Tovar and dean of the College of Liberal Arts and...

Alejandro Comellas is seen giving a UIHC presentation during the Iowa Board of Regents meeting on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. (Brianna Brown/The Daily Iowan)

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics reports near-record patient volumes

Sabine Martin, News reporter April 14, 2021

Suresh Gunasekaran, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics CEO of University of Iowa Health Care told the state Board of Regents on Wednesday that if it weren't for the mandatory two-month shutdown...

Catlett Residence Hall is seen on Wednesday, March 6, 2019.

University of Iowa residence hall rates to rise slightly

Sarah Watson, Executive Editor April 14, 2021

The price tag of the University of Iowa's most popular double room residence hall accommodation will rise for the 2021-2022 academic year the only one of the three universities to raise its rates overall. The...

Contributed photo of Barbara Wilson, executive vice president and vice president of academic affairs for the University of Illinois system.

UI Presidential Search: Executive Vice President for the University of Illinois System Barbara Wilson named finalist

Eleanor Hildebrandt and Rachel Schilke April 14, 2021

Barbara Wilson, the executive vice president and vice president for academic affairs for the University of Illinois System, will visit campus on Thursday as the second of four finalists for the University...

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University of Iowa to pause Johnson & Johnson vaccinations amid CDC recommendations

Rachel Schilke, News Editor April 13, 2021

The University of Iowa is pausing all Johnson & Johnson vaccinations for students and staff until further notice following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and...

Textbooks for the 2020 school year are stacked.

Faculty required to list textbook orders with Hawk Shop following bookstore private-partnership agreement

Rylee Wilson, News Editor April 13, 2021

As the Iowa Hawk Shop transitions to private management, faculty will now be required to place all course materials orders with the Hawk Shop, leaving some concerned about impacts on local bookshops.  Faculty...

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

UI Strategic Planning Team adds shared governance late into process

Eleanor Hildebrandt, News Reporter April 12, 2021

Following questions from students, the University of Iowa Strategic Planning Strategy Team is adding ex-officio members to its structure to allow for more student voices in creating the university’s...

The Westlawn student health and wellness building is seen on Wednesday, Apr. 17, 2019.

University of Iowa administrators explore plans to establish a new student Well-Being Center

Brady Osborne and Marco Oceguera April 12, 2021

Students may eventually see a new Well-Being Center on campus that would cohesively combine various student health services into one building. The Division of Student Life, in partnership with Undergraduate...

University of Iowa Presidential Candidate Hari Osofsky gives opening remarks at a public forum, Monday, April 10, 2021, in Iowa City, Iowa. Osofsky currently serves as dean of Penn State’s Law and the Penn State School of International Affairs.

First UI presidential forum: Penn State College of Law Dean Hari Osofsky emphasizes collaboration, integrity in leadership

Sarah Watson, Caleb McCullough, and Grace Hamilton April 12, 2021

As president of the University of Iowa, first finalist Hari Osofsky said she would be a collaborative leader who values “personal integrity” above all else. The first of four finalists, Osofsky...

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