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Forum discusses realities of being an immigrant in Iowa

An audience member reacts at the Iowa City Public Library on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. The library hosted a presentation detailing immigration detention policies in eastern Iowa. (Shivansh Ahuja/The Daily Iowan)
Tian Liu, [email protected] December 15, 2017

All the seats in the Iowa City Public Library were filled Dec. 14 for a discussion about the state of immigrants in Iowa. The forum was hosted by the Eastern Iowa Community Bond Project and Center for...

UI helping first-generation students face higher education head-on

Vice President for Student Life Melissa Shivers (middle) speaks during an interview with The Daily Iowan on Dec. 8. Shivers, along with Lilián Sánchez, discussed the challenges that first-generation students face on campus. (Lily Smith/The Daily Iowan)
Marissa Payne, [email protected] December 14, 2017

Being the first in the family to pursue higher education is a challenge some who proudly call themselves Hawkeyes embrace. More than 24,000 undergraduates are enrolled at the University of Iowa, and...

UI honoring Hawkeyes with fall 2017 commencement ceremonies

University of Iowa mascot Herky the Hawkeye goes back out On Parade for the 10th Anniversary of Herky on Parade on Monday, May 5, 2014.
Julia DiGiacomo, [email protected] December 14, 2017

Years of hard work and devotion have paid off for 1,400 undergraduate and graduate students celebrating their graduations with a series of commencement ceremonies today through Dec. 17. Six University...

Zuckerman to explore global ties with China as Schwarzman Scholar

UISG President Rachel Zuckerman speaks to UISG senators during Hawkeye Caucus at the State Capitol building in Des Moines on Tuesday, Apr. 4, 2017. Hawkeye Caucus is a day to showcase the accomplishments of the University of Iowa community. (The Daily Iowan/Ben Smith)
Marissa Payne, [email protected] December 14, 2017

A University of Iowa alumna will soon head to China on a prestigious scholarship. UI graduate Rachel Zuckerman, the 2016-17 University of Iowa Student Government president, has been selected as one...

Video: Farewell, Seashore Hall

Contractors work in front of Seashore Hall as part of the preparations for its demolition on Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. Seashore Hall will be demolished in December 2017 to allow for the expansion of the Spence Laboratories of Psychology. (David Harmantas/The Daily Iowan)
December 13, 2017

During its years at the University of Iowa, Seashore Hall has worn many hats, but as of this month, it's finally retiring. Demolition of Seashore for a new psychology building has officially begun.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unDaegjJBs0

UI student receives prestigious language grant

Derick Mattern (contributed)
Sarah Caporelli, [email protected] December 13, 2017

On Nov. 20, Derick Mattern, a second-year student in the M.F.A. Literary Translation program and an Iowa Arts Fellow, won a National Endowment of the Arts Literature Translation Fellowship grant for...

UI expels Christian student club over leadership requirement

UI expels Christian student club over leadership requirement
December 12, 2017

A Christian student organization on the University of Iowa campus, Business Leaders in Christ, has been removed as a recognized campus organization following findings of discrimination in the group. As...

New medical-affairs VP brings new ideas to UI

Brooks Jackson, VP of Medical Affairs at UI, makes his remarks during his welcoming event at Kinnick Stadium on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 . (James Year/The Daily Iowan)
Brooklyn Draisey, [email protected] December 13, 2017

The new Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean of the Carver College of Medicine has been on the job for just two weeks, but he is already thinking of ways to make both UIHC and the medical school...

Going to the dogs for relief

Students pet dogs during UIowa Paws event at the IMU on Monday December 11, 2017. UIowa Paws (promoting animal welfare) will have therapy dogs from Cedar Rapids and Johnson County at the IMU from Monday to Wednesday to promote mental wellness during finals.(Katie Goodale/ The Daily Iowan)
Andy Mitchell, [email protected] December 12, 2017

Warmth and comfort in the form of man’s best friend appear on the University of Iowa campus to ease students’ concerns and stress during the finals season. Therapy Dogs of Johnson County is a local...

The return of the Pancake Man

The Pancake Man flips hundreds of pancakes for students in the IMU on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. The event was part of finals week events held to relieve the stress of students. (Ashley Morris/The Daily Iowan)
December 12, 2017

The Pancake Man returns to the IMU to uphold a finals week tradition.   By Madison Purvis [email protected] The “Pancake Man” returned to the IMU to perform his renowned task of making...

UI police issue public safety advisory

File photograph
December 9, 2017

The University of Iowa Department of Public Safety issued an advisory on the evening of Dec. 8 after receiving a report of a person being grabbed outside an East Side residence hall. According to the...

NIH grant aids UI health education

FILE - The University of Iowa College of Public Health is seen on Sept. 19, 2016. (The Daily Iowan/file)
Brooklyn Draisey, [email protected] December 8, 2017

The National Institutes of Health has chosen the University of Iowa to educate the nation on how to make informed decisions about health care. NIH, through the National Library of Medicine, has awarded...

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