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Fans wave to University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital during a football game between Iowa and Kent State at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Golden Flashes, 30-7.

Kid Captains to help decide Hawkeye Wave song

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter June 22, 2022

When the University of Iowa received suggestions from fans regarding what new song should accompany the Hawkeye Wave, there was a regular response. “Let the kids decide.” The University announced...

Protestors chant while marching from College Green Park to the University of Iowa Pentacrest during a protest against gun violence on Monday, June 13, 2022. Around 20 people attended the demonstration.

March for gun control organized by local youth

Meg Doster, News Editor June 13, 2022

A group of middle school friends organized a gun control march that caught the attention of local politicians. The protest comes less than a month after the Uvalde, Texas, school shooting that resulted...

The Stead Family Childrens Hospital is seen on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. (Tate Hildyard/The Daily Iowan)

UI sues contractors for defective windows in Children’s Hospital

Sam Knupp, Managing Editor June 10, 2022

The University of Iowa is suing the two contractors who developed and installed the windows in the UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital. Kimberly Hunter, interim chief executive officer and chief nursing...

PBS Iowa Presents Telling Our Own Story, a preview

PBS Iowa Presents ‘Telling Our Own Story,’ a preview

Sam Knupp, Managing Editor June 6, 2022

PBS Iowa will be examining race and Black history in Iowa with “Telling Our Own Story,” a series of four films set to air on Monday and Tuesday. The first two films, Racism and Its Impact, along...

The Lindquist Center is seen on July 30, 2019.

Board of Regents approves Iowa Center for School Mental Health in UI College of Education

Meg Doster, News Editor June 2, 2022

The Board of Regents approved the University of Iowa’s proposal to establish the Iowa Center for School Mental Health in the UI College of Education. In 2021, the Iowa Center for School Mental Health...

Faculty Marshal Elizabeth Walker speaks during the University of Iowas Commencement Ceremony for College of Liberal Arts and Sciences spring 2022 graduates at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Saturday, May 14, 2022.

UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences students graduate at Carver-Hawkeye Arena

Sam Knupp, News Reporter May 14, 2022

The spring 2022 graduating class of the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, along with their families, assembled at Carver-Hawkeye Arena for their graduation ceremony on Saturday. The...

UI student accused of attempted murder, robbery had multiple UIPD reports made before arrest

UI student accused of attempted murder, robbery had multiple UIPD reports made before arrest

Cooper Worth, News Reporter May 12, 2022

Editor’s note: This article includes descriptions of sexual assault. University of Iowa student Ali Younes, who was arrested and accused of strangling a woman and stealing her earrings in April,...

Kyle Lastine, a fourth-year student who will be graduating in May, poses for a portrait in the Chemistry Building on Monday, April 25, 2022. Lastine entered the University of Iowa at age 16 through the Bucksbaum Early Entrance Academy.

‘Speed-running college:’ Nontraditional UI students prepare to graduate ahead of their peers

Kate Perez, News Reporter May 10, 2022

At age 16, Kyle Lastine wanted to accelerate his postsecondary education. Lastine is set to graduate from the University of Iowa in May at 18 years old. He completed his undergraduate degree in...

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Affinity graduations return in-person, full capacity on campus

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, News Reporter May 8, 2022

To highlight minority students on campus, many Multicultural and International Student Support and Engagement, or MISSE, centers are hosting graduation celebrations this spring. The celebrations are...

University of Iowa student Jack Sieleman poses for a portrait at the Iowa City Municipal Airport in Iowa City on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. Sieleman completed flight school at the Iowa City Municipal Airport in late 2020 and will head to Houston this June after accepting a position from NASA as a flight controller within the propulsion group.

UI graduate Jack Sieleman scores job at NASA

Madeleine Willis, News Reporter May 8, 2022

Jack Sieleman knew he would be an engineer when he was 7 years old. Fifteen years later, after Sieleman graduates from the University of Iowa, he will head to NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston,...

Contributed photo, from left to right, of Lauren Fuller, Delaney Patrick, Olivia Friederick, Esti Brady, and Grace Wenstrom. The group traveled to Washington, D.C., to speak to congress members.

UI provides four seniors an education in human rights advocacy

Emily Delgado, News Reporter May 8, 2022

Four graduating University of Iowa seniors found a purpose for human rights advocacy and activism in the university’s Human Rights Certificate. Through the certificate, Grace Wenstrom, Lauren...

Iowa City Police Department vehicles are seen on July 9, 2019.

Report of shots fired, subject injured near VA entrance east of Highway 6

Kate Perez, News Reporter May 8, 2022

The University of Iowa Department of Public Safety reported a shots fired incident and injury near Highway 6 and the entrance of the Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center building on Sunday. A...

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