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Dandelions are seen on April 21, 2021.

Environmental Coalition pushes for pesticide-free campus

Caitlin Crome, News Reporter April 21, 2021

As the weather warms and students lounge on the grassy areas around campus   – small signs warning of recent pesticide use can be seen on the Pentacrest lawn. The small signs have caused frustrations...


It’s really negatively impacted me’: University of Iowa students struggle with burnout

Drew Sullivan, News Reporter April 21, 2021

Thirteen weeks into a 16-week semester, University of Iowa undergraduate and graduate students say they are feeling burnt out. The UI canceled the traditional week-long spring break for the spring...

UI alum makes pie personal

UI alum makes pie personal

Caitlin Crome, News Reporter April 21, 2021

While working from home in the marketing department for Blue Pearl Veterinary Hospitals, Brittany Volk would sit at her desk from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. next to a velvet painting of Kacey Musgraves, her...

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is drawn up on Tuesday, Dec.22, 2020.

Gov. Reynolds says Iowa COVID-19 vaccine demand not meeting supply

Julia Shanahan, Politics Editor April 21, 2021

More than 40 counties across Iowa have declined some or all of the vaccine shipments allocated to the county on account of vaccine hesitancy increasing across the state, Gov. Kim Reynolds said at a...

Contributed photo of Daniel Clay, dean of the University of Iowa College of Education.

UI Presidential Search: Dean of UI College of Education Daniel L. Clay named finalist

Rylee Wilson and Katie Ann McCarver April 21, 2021

Daniel L. Clay, dean of the University of Iowa College of Education, will visit campus on Thursday as the last of four finalists for the University of Iowa presidency. Clay oversees the UI College...

Items from the University of Iowa's Special Collections and University Archives are seen as part of a collection honoring the 50th anniversary of the Latino Native American Cultural Center.

‘You have a place’: Latinx and Native American students celebrate 50 years of the Latino Native American Cultural Center

Alexandra Skores, Managing Editor April 20, 2021

When Isabela Flores transferred to the University of Iowa in fall 2015, she felt lost and challenged by the thought of making it through college on her own. The first of her mother’s children...

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.. Mandatory Credit: Jack Gruber-USA TODAY

Local leaders urge continued action after guilty verdict in Chauvin trial

Caleb McCullough, Managing Editor April 20, 2021

Campus and Iowa City leaders and activists reiterated the need for continued action on Tuesday after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on three charges in the murder...

Georgia State University Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Wendy Hensel speaks during the third UI Presidential Forum in the Levitt Center for University Advancement, Monday, April 19, 2021, in Iowa City, Iowa. Hensel is the third of four candidates vying for the UI presidential position.

Third UI presidential forum: Georgia State Provost Wendy Hensel advocates for student success, hiring diverse UI administrators

Sabine Martin and Kelsey Harrell April 19, 2021

The third finalist for the University of Iowa’s presidency, Wendy Hensel, characterizes her roles in the past as being a “complex problem solver, change agent, and educator.”  Hensel is the...

Photo of UI junior Elizabeth Wagner. Contributed.

Remote internships: part of the new normal

Sabine Martin, News Reporter April 18, 2021

Last summer, University of Iowa junior Elizabeth Wagner worked eight-hour shifts at T.J. Maxx. When 5 p.m. hit, she returned home and logged onto Zoom to attend meetings for her remote internship for...

UI presidential search: Georgia State University Provost Wendy Hensel named finalist

UI presidential search: Georgia State University Provost Wendy Hensel named finalist

Kelsey Harrell and Sabine Martin April 18, 2021

Wendy Hensel, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Georgia State University, will visit campus on Monday as the third of four finalists for the University of Iowa presidency.  She...

Photo Illustration by Katie Goodale

University of Iowa to hold vaccine clinic for students

Grace Hamilton, News Reporter April 16, 2021

The University of Iowa will host COVID-19 vaccine clinics for students from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 21 and April 22 in the Iowa Memorial Union’s main lounge. According to a campus-wide email...

Amtrak Guest Rewards loyalty program will have new rules starting Jan. 24.

Amtrak 2035 map revives hopes for a train from Iowa City to Chicago

Brady Osborne, News Reporter April 15, 2021

Plans for an Amtrak station connecting Iowa City and Chicago have been revived in light of President Joe Biden’s proposed $2.2 trillion infrastructure bill. Amtrak released a 15-year plan after...

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