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University of Iowa graduate student and filmmaker Hao Zhou stands outside of the Visual Arts Building on Thursday, July 22.

UI student and team awarded $50,000 for screenplay

Bruce Bartlam, Jr., News Reporter July 27, 2021

Hao Zhou’s film, "Happy to Have You," recently won the federal Greenlight Grant. Zhou, a University of Iowa film graduate student, grew up in a rural area of Southwest China, and describes his sensibilities...

Old Capital as seen on April 13, 2020.

Tweet of blue tap water at University of Iowa raises concern

Simone Garza, News Reporter July 26, 2021

David Cwiertny, a Civil Engineering Professor at the University of Iowa, turned on the faucet at the Seamans Center and blue water rushed out of the tap. “An energy company took over my university’s...

The new University of Iowa President Barbara Wilson addresses reporters in the Levitt Center for University Advancement on April 30, 2021. Wilson becomes the 22nd president for the University of Iowa and was previously the Executive Vice President and Vice President for Academic Affairs for the University of Illinois. (Ayrton Breckenridge/The Daily Iowan)

UI President Barbara Wilson begins tenure at university

Natalie Dunlap, News Editor July 14, 2021

Barbara Wilson’s tenure as University of Iowa President began on Thursday. In April, the state Board of Regents chose the former executive vice president and vice president for academic affairs...

Cecilia Fasano stops for a portrait on Tuesday, July, 6, 2021. Fasano is a PHD student at the University of Iowa Department of Physics and Astronomy. She has won a three-year NASA Fellowship.

UI Ph.D student is awarded a NASA research grant

Bruce Bartlam, Jr., News Reporter July 6, 2021

University of Iowa student Cecilia Fasano’s grant proposal is one of only 21 proposals accepted by NASA out of 200 applicants in astrophysics. Her funded research will continue locally on campus....

Members of the Cops off Campus organization speak to the crowd during a protest on the Pentacrest in Iowa City on Sunday, July 4, 2021.

Cops Off Campus demonstration calls for abolition of UIPD

Lauren White, Politics Reporter July 5, 2021

Adorned with signs that said “No Justice No Peace” and “UIPD and ICPD are the same,” the Iowa chapter of Cops Off Campus partnered with the Iowa Freedom Riders to advocate for the abolition...

Covid cases for Bangladesh are displayed on the World Health Organization website on Monday, July 5, 2021.

UI Bangladeshi grad students worry about their families as COVID cases rise in Bangladesh

Meg Doster, News Reporter July 5, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic may feel like a thing of the past for some vaccinated students in the U.S., but international students still live in fear for their overseas families. Redwan Bin Abdul Baten...

The Old Capitol Building is seen on Monday, March 1, 2021.

P3 projects headed by UI professors to reach all sectors of campus life

Emily Delgado, News Reporter June 23, 2021

Seven public-private partnership projects headed by University of Iowa professors were granted funding by the University of Iowa to benefit sectors of the university outlined in the UI’s strategic...

The Roy J. And Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine pictured on August 27. 2020. The University of Iowa celebrates Carver’s 150th anniversary.

UI Assistant Professor Martha Carvour launches health equity projects

Lillian Poulsen, News Reporter June 23, 2021

Martha Carvour, assistant professor in the department of internal medicine, received funding from the University of Iowa to launch campus and community-wide projects that aim to alleviate inequities...

April 20, 2021; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA;   Crowds celebrate in the streets outside of the Hennepin Government Center as Derek Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd. Floyd died on May 25, 2020 while in police custody. A video showing Derek Chauvin kneeling on George Floyd's neck sparked world wide protests against police brutality.

Former DI reporter a part of Pulitzer-winning team for coverage of George Floyd’s death

Emily Delgado, News Reporter June 22, 2021

Chao Xiong was a 2003 University of Iowa alum and a former Daily Iowan reporter. Now, he can add Pulitzer Prize recipient to his resume. Xiong and other reporters at the Minneapolis Star Tribune have...

University of Iowa lecturer Kirsten E. Kumpf Baele poses next to a tree on Friday, June 18, 2021.

UI instructor leads initiative to bring sapling from Anne Frank tree to campus

Meg Doster, News Reporter June 21, 2021

The Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect USA is giving the UI a sapling of the chestnut tree Frank wrote about in her famous diary. The planting will happen on April 29, 2022, at the center of the...

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

University of Iowa approves seven projects for P3 funding

Natalie Dunlap , News Editor June 17, 2021

The University of Iowa granted funding for seven projects through the public-private partnership known as P3, distributing more than $12 million total.  According to a press release from the UI,...

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...

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