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

Subject in custody after threatening others with a knife at UIHC emergency room

Natalie Dunlap, News Editor May 26, 2021

A person entered the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics emergency room and began threatening others with a knife on Tuesday evening.  The Iowa Department of Public Safety received the report...

The Old Capitol building is seen on March, 6, 2021. (Katie Goodale/The Daily Iowan)

International travel to resume following pre-pandemic guidelines for faculty and staff

Natalie Dunlap, News Editor May 24, 2021

University of Iowa faculty and staff will start following pre-pandemic international travel requirements beginning June 1, and will no longer be required to obtain special approval and routing, according...

Amanda Thein, a finalist for the Associate Provost and Graduate College Dean position is asked interview questions on Wednesday, May 5th, 2021.

Amanda Thein named University of Iowa’s next Graduate College Dean

Robert Read, Summer Editor May 21, 2021

Amanda Thein, the associate dean for faculty and academic affairs and professor of literacy, culture, and language education in the University of Iowa College of Education, has been named the new dean...

A graduate raises her cap to celebrate during the University of Iowa’s celebration of graduates Sunday, May 16, 2021, at Kinnick Stadium. (Jerod Ringwald/The Daily Iowan)

Class of 2021 recognized at in-person Celebration of the Graduates

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter May 16, 2021

With a final Iowa Wave and recognition ceremony, the University of Iowa class of 2021 graduated and became Hawkeye alumni. Thousands of members of the 2021 graduating class, along with their families...

Sikowis Nobiss speaks at a protest for Palestine on May 15, 2021.

Protesters show solidarity with Palestine on Nakba Day

Natalie Dunlap, Politics Reporter May 15, 2021

Palestinian flags and cardboard signs that read statements such as “end the occupation” and “long live Palestine” were held by around 100 demonstrators on the Pentacrest on Saturday afternoon. The...

The statue of Nile Kinnick is seen outside of Kinnick Stadium on May 5, 2021.

UI hosts in-person graduation celebration at Kinnick Stadium for spring 2021 graduates

Brady Osborne, News Reporter May 10, 2021

After enduring a life-altering pandemic for more than a year, University of Iowa graduates will end their college careers where, for some, it began — at Kinnick stadium. To reduce potential COVID-19...

The outside of the University of Iowa International Programs office as seen on Tuesday, May 4, 2021.

Inaugural international student affinity graduation ceremony at the UI held by Division of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and International Programs

Mary Hartel, News Reporter May 9, 2021

Mia Qu said she still remembers landing at the Cedar Rapids airport before beginning her first semester at the University of Iowa. “I remember talking to a few other students on campus, and meeting...

Claire McDonnell poses for a portrait at the Pentacrest on Wednesday, May 5, 2021.

UI graduate student promotes financial literacy on viral TikTok account

Sabine Martin, News Reporter May 9, 2021

Claire McDonnell made her first TikTok last September, and the short comedic clips on women’s social issues that she continued to publish quickly went viral on the platform. Direct messages filled...

Residue of erased chalk messages left by the UI College Republicans are seen on Friday, May 7.

University clarifies campus chalk policy after College Republicans chalk Pentacrest

Caleb McCullough, Managing Editor May 7, 2021

The University of Iowa clarified its chalking policy, which was changed in March, in a campus-wide email on Thursday after the campus Republicans chapter chalked the Pentacrest earlier this week. The...

Grad student professors, (left to right) Aiden Bettine and Enrico Bruno pose for a portrait inside of the LGBTQ Iowa Archives at the Wesley Community Center on May 6 2021.

University of Iowa English Ph.D. student creates a course with a focus on queer history in Iowa

Caitlin Crome, News Reporter May 6, 2021

Over the spring semester, 22 undergraduate students have been working in seven different groups to create narratives of queer topics specific to Iowa’s history in a class called Queer Movements:...

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Graduate Student Development Steven Varga presents during a college dean forum hosted by the University of Iowa over Zoom on May 6, 2021.

Graduate College Dean Search: Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Steve Varga emphasizes building campuswide partnerships

Claire Benson, News Reporter May 6, 2021

Steve Varga, the associate dean of academic affairs and graduate student development at the University of Iowa, said if selected, he would amplify voices of both students and staff through diversity,...

University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld talks with members of the Daily Iowan during an interview at the Adler Journalism Building on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. President Harreld has been the president at the university since November 2, 2015.

UI admin cite leadership transition, pandemic turmoil in forgoing searches

Sarah Watson, Executive Editor May 5, 2021

In requesting the University of Iowa to waive searches and allow the appointment of internal candidates to permanent positions, UI administrators cited several reasons, including ongoing pandemic turbulence...

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