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Faculty Marshal Elizabeth Walker speaks during the University of Iowas Commencement Ceremony for College of Liberal Arts and Sciences spring 2022 graduates at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Saturday, May 14, 2022.

UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences students graduate at Carver-Hawkeye Arena

Sam Knupp, News Reporter May 14, 2022

The spring 2022 graduating class of the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, along with their families, assembled at Carver-Hawkeye Arena for their graduation ceremony on Saturday. The...

UI student accused of attempted murder, robbery had multiple UIPD reports made before arrest

UI student accused of attempted murder, robbery had multiple UIPD reports made before arrest

Cooper Worth, News Reporter May 12, 2022

Editor’s note: This article includes descriptions of sexual assault. University of Iowa student Ali Younes, who was arrested and accused of strangling a woman and stealing her earrings in April,...

Kyle Lastine, a fourth-year student who will be graduating in May, poses for a portrait in the Chemistry Building on Monday, April 25, 2022. Lastine entered the University of Iowa at age 16 through the Bucksbaum Early Entrance Academy.

‘Speed-running college:’ Nontraditional UI students prepare to graduate ahead of their peers

Kate Perez, News Reporter May 10, 2022

At age 16, Kyle Lastine wanted to accelerate his postsecondary education. Lastine is set to graduate from the University of Iowa in May at 18 years old. He completed his undergraduate degree in...

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Affinity graduations return in-person, full capacity on campus

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, News Reporter May 8, 2022

To highlight minority students on campus, many Multicultural and International Student Support and Engagement, or MISSE, centers are hosting graduation celebrations this spring. The celebrations are...

University of Iowa student Jack Sieleman poses for a portrait at the Iowa City Municipal Airport in Iowa City on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. Sieleman completed flight school at the Iowa City Municipal Airport in late 2020 and will head to Houston this June after accepting a position from NASA as a flight controller within the propulsion group.

UI graduate Jack Sieleman scores job at NASA

Madeleine Willis, News Reporter May 8, 2022

Jack Sieleman knew he would be an engineer when he was 7 years old. Fifteen years later, after Sieleman graduates from the University of Iowa, he will head to NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston,...

Contributed photo, from left to right, of Lauren Fuller, Delaney Patrick, Olivia Friederick, Esti Brady, and Grace Wenstrom. The group traveled to Washington, D.C., to speak to congress members.

UI provides four seniors an education in human rights advocacy

Emily Delgado, News Reporter May 8, 2022

Four graduating University of Iowa seniors found a purpose for human rights advocacy and activism in the university’s Human Rights Certificate. Through the certificate, Grace Wenstrom, Lauren...

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

Report of shots fired, subject injured near VA entrance east of Highway 6

Kate Perez, News Reporter May 8, 2022

The University of Iowa Department of Public Safety reported a shots fired incident and injury near Highway 6 and the entrance of the Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center building on Sunday. A...

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Students without high school diplomas experience college through UI’s Bucksbaum Early Entrance Academy

Madeleine Willis, News Reporter May 4, 2022

Elizabeth Clark skipped two years of high school, missing both her junior and senior years, to begin college at the University of Iowa as a 17-year-old. Clark said she was completely ready to come...

Contributed photo of Caroline Tolbert.

UI professor wins Harvard book award for studying internet access disparities

Cooper Worth, News Reporter May 4, 2022

University of Iowa Professor Caroline Tolbert was awarded a 2022 Goldsmith Book Prize in Academics for her book, Choosing the Future: Technology and Opportunity in Communities. Tolbert, a political...

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UI Office of Sustainability asks citizens to participate in nature cataloging, research

Samantha Bielema, News Reporter May 3, 2022

The University of Iowa Office of Sustainability and the Environment has partnered with Iowa City to encourage residents to photograph nature. The partnership is for the City Nature Challenge, an...

Contributed photo of University of Iowa Graduate Research Assistant Emily Schmitz conducting her research.

UI graduate assistant finds bacterium to improve farming

Simone Garza, News Reporter May 1, 2022

University of Iowa Graduate Assistant Emily Schmitz has found a bacterium that can help make farming more eco-friendly. Using this specific bacterium may help farming, as it can consume toxic chemicals...

Contributed photo of Liz Tovar, executive officer and associate vice president of the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and lead of the diversity, equity, and inclusion team.

University of Iowa strategic plan nears end of drafting stage

Kate Perez, News Reporter May 1, 2022

The University of Iowa’s 2022-27 strategic plan is nearly complete after the project began in March 2021. It will be finalized and presented to the state Board of Regents next month. The university...

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