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UI South Asian multicultural clubs collaborate with national association

Orion Little, News Reporter October 21, 2021

South Asian multicultural clubs are making efforts to collaborate on more events on campus. Alongside the North American Association of Indian Students director Sudhanshu Kaushik, the University...

The University of Iowa Power Plant as seen on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021.

UI tests biomass fuels to end campus coal use

Natasha Keicher, News Reporter October 20, 2021

In the attempt to transition the Oakdale Utility Power Plant off coal by 2025, the University of Iowa is struggling to find a product that can produce enough steam needed to heat campus building and...

Graphic by Marandah Mangra-Dutcher/Photo By Jake Miash

Iowa City community leaders look back at how their activism has evolved over a year after Black Lives Matter protests

Rachel Schilke, Senior Print Editor October 19, 2021

Those who were in Iowa City during summer 2020 remember nights of chanting and marching. Crowds that reached a peak of nearly 2,000 walked through the streets, bearing “Black Lives Matter” and...

The Black and Goald Remix Tailgate returns for 2021 football season

The Black and Goal’d Remix Tailgate returns for 2021 football season

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher , News Reporter October 19, 2021

The substance-free Black and Goal'd Remix Tailgate is back after a year without tailgating. During the 2019 football season, the Black and Goal'd Remix Tailgate Committee held two substance-free tailgates.  In...

University of Iowa Technology Institute receives grant from Epic Games

University of Iowa Technology Institute receives grant from Epic Games

Cooper Worth , News Reporter October 18, 2021

The University of Iowa’s virtual human interface is being studied to potentially make video games more realistic. Researchers at the UI’s Technology Institute received a $100,000 Epic MegaGrant...

The University Counseling Services office is seen in the Old Capital Mall on Monday, February 17, 2020.

Demand for counseling services increasing at Iowa universities

Kate Perez , News Reporter October 17, 2021

University of Iowa students are waiting for individual appointments this semester as University Counseling Services manages overwhelming need for student mental health support. UI University Counseling...

Photo illustration by Grace Kreber. (Grace Kreber/The Daily Iowan)

Research looks to maximize supervisor, remote worker productivity

Ryan Hansen, News Reporter October 17, 2021

Businesses can improve work-from-home management by training managers to better understand and consider the health and wellbeing of remote workers, new University of Iowa research found. Using a...

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...

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...

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