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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...

The University of Iowa’s multicultural block party by Slater hall on Tuesday Oct. 12th from 5-8pm during homecoming week. The block party was hosted by the cultural centers. A few of the many activities included were henna, bracelets and origami.

Homecoming Council and multicultural centers host Multicultural Block Party

Arabia Parkey, News Reporter October 13, 2021

Featuring a bounce house, llamas, henna, and origami, the University of Iowa’s Homecoming Council and multicultural centers collaborated to bring awareness to the UI’s campus cultural centers at...

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is displayed on Wednesday, April 7. (Jerod Ringwald/The Daily Iowan)

UI Health Care, Iowa Attorney General’s Office announce statewide opioid treatment program, funded by $3.8 million settlement

Sam Knupp , News Reporter October 13, 2021

University of Iowa Health Care is teaming up with the Iowa Attorney General’s Office to develop a statewide opioid treatment program using $3.8 million in settlement funds. The program will use...

A hawk from the Iowa Raptor Project rests on a handler’s hand during a football game between Iowa and Kent State at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021.

Hawks, other raptors attend games at Kinnick to boost conservation education efforts

Kelsey Harrell, Managing Digital Editor October 12, 2021

Fans may have noticed more than one bird, besides Herky, present on Duke Slater Field this football season — two red-tailed hawks and a peregrine falcon have joined the Hawkeyes. Game day is filled...

Burge Market Place is seen on Monday Oct. 11, 2021. (Raquele Decker/The Daily Iowan)

University of Iowa Housing and Dining struggles to staff on-campus jobs

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher , News Reporter October 12, 2021

The University of Iowa is facing a campus-wide staffing shortage this semester. University Housing and Dining is especially feeling the effects of the shortage. A majority of University Housing...

Regan Smock, president of Undergraduate Student Government, addresses Senators during the Undergraduate Student Government meeting at the Iowa Memorial Union on Sept. 7 2021.

USG appoints Omar Mustafa interim Speaker Pro Tempore

Ryan Hansen, News Reporter October 12, 2021

Omar Mustafa was appointed interim Speaker Pro Tempore of the Undergraduate Student Government during Tuesday night’s meeting. Mustafa’s appointment comes after the previous speaker pro tempore,...

A split field in the Iowa River Corridor project on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021. Reed canary grass which is an invasive species can be seen on the left, while native species to Iowa Wetlands flourish on the right after removal of the reed canary grass.

Johnson County Department of Natural Resources controls spread of invasive species

Natasha Keicher , News Reporter October 10, 2021

After a long and difficult battle against reed canary grass, an invasive plant species living along the Iowa River Corridor for decades, the Johnson County Department of Natural Resources says it has...

The CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank is seen on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Formerly known as the Crisis Center of Johnson County, the food bank rebranded in order to emphasize the importance of community.

University of Iowa debuts 24-hour Mental Health Support Line for UI students

Kate Perez, News Reporter October 7, 2021

The University of Iowa now has a 24-hour Mental Health Support Line for students. Announced by the UI Division of Student Life on Oct. 7, the new support service comes after a recent partnership...

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