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The Daily Iowan

The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

The Daily Iowan

The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

The Daily Iowan

State Board of Regents members lead a meeting in Iowa City on Wednesday, June 14, 2023.

UI requests regent approval for new parking ramp, Stead Family Children’s Hospital improvements

Shreya Reddy, News Reporter February 22, 2024

The University of Iowa is requesting permission approval for five capital improvements at the Iowa Board of Regents meeting on Wednesday. The total projected cost for the projects is estimated to...

Barry Schreier, director of University Counseling Service, sits inside his office at Westlawn on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Shreier obtained the directorial position two years ago following a move from Princeton, NJ. UCS will be moving to the Old Capitol Mall on (insert date), allowing for ease of access for students who live on the East side of campus. (Ben Smith/The Daily Iowan)

UI Scanlan Center conducts mental health and well-being study

Sanya Sami, News Reporter February 21, 2024

A University of Iowa study recently found that faculty and staff at seven community colleges in Iowa perceive students as “being satisfied” with their mental health and well-being at best and feeling...

Board of Regents President Mike Richards listens during a regents meeting in the Alumni Center at Iowa State University on April 6, 2022.

Iowa Board of Regents to elect new president in meeting next Wednesday

Shreya Reddy, News Reporter February 20, 2024

The Iowa Board of Regents is set to elect a new president to the board at its meeting next Wednesday. President Pro Tempore Sherry Bates is serving in the role after regent Michael Richards announced...

The John Pappajohn Business Building is seen on Monday, Feb. 19, 2024.

UI’s risk management and insurance program partners with health insurer Wellmark

Shreya Reddy, News Reporter February 19, 2024

A new partnership that will enhance student learning in the Tippie College of Business’s Vaughan Institute for Risk Management program has taken shape.  Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield will provide...

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. The Hawkeyes defeated the Golden Flashes 30-7. (Jerod Ringwald/The Daily Iowan)

Four birds killed in fire at Iowa Raptors Project

Isabelle Foland, News Reporter February 19, 2024

A fire at the Iowa Raptor Project early Friday morning killed four birds and destroyed their enclosures. According to a release from the University of Iowa Campus Safety, the large fire was reported...

The Old Capitol Building is seen in Iowa City on  Tuesday April, 25, 2023.

Graduating Hawkeyes wear new regalia for commencement

Shreya Reddy, News Reporter February 18, 2024

Hawkeyes donned a new version of black and gold regalia at their commencement ceremony last fall. The change came after the University of Iowa acquired the new vendor Herff Jones, which offered...

Anna Peach and Delaney Behning, lead volunteers at The University of Iowa Food Pantry, stock shelves on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024. The food pantry has received an 89 percent increase in visits over the past year. It is located on the bottom floor of the Iowa Memorial Union.

UI food pantry visitor rate continues to rise

Ella Knickerbocker, News Reporter February 15, 2024

Since transferring to a new space in the Iowa Memorial Union in August, the University of Iowa food pantry has seen visiting rates skyrocket 89 percent after reopening.     Data collected and provided...

Mayflower Residence Hall is seen in Iowa City on Wednesday, June 21, 2023.

UI to keep Mayflower student housing open for 2024-25 academic year pending sale

Sabine Martin, Executive Editor February 15, 2024

  This is a developing story. Check back for updates.  University of Iowa students will continue to live in Mayflower Residence Hall during the next academic year. The residence hall, which...

Ann Campbell poses for a portrait in her office at the Pappajohn Business Building in Iowa City on Feb. 14, 2024.

UI Tippie researchers find package deliveries can be made more efficient by walking

Grace Olson, News Reporter February 14, 2024

Researchers at the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business are the first in the nation to assess the efficiency of driving on package delivery routes. The research found that if drivers take less...

An out of service sign is seen on the door of the third-floor mens bathroom in the Tippie College of Business building in Iowa City on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024.

Water line breaks in south wing of UI Tippie College of Business building, causes extensive damage

Shreya Reddy, News Reporter February 14, 2024

Some University of Iowa business students’ classes were moved online Tuesday and Wednesday after a water line broke in the Tippie College of Business Pappajohn Business Building Monday night. The water...

Er-wei Bai and Tyler Bell, professors of The College of Engineering at University of Iowa, demonstrate DINA, an artificial intelligence advisor, on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024. DINA is a departmental intelligent neutral advisor created to guide electrical and computer engineering students in information related to undergraduate programs offered at the university.

UI College of Engineering develops AI chatbot to answer advising questions

Grace Olson, News Reporter February 13, 2024

Professors at the University of Iowa College of Engineering are embracing the use of artificial intelligence technology through the creation of a chatbot that can academically advise engineering students. Assistant...

Dentistry students help a patient at the Geriatrics and Special Needs Clinic in the UI College of Dentistry on Thursday, Feb. 8th. Dr. Leonardo Marchini and his students designed an app to help older patients with oral care.

UI College of Dentistry launches app for caregivers and nursing homes

Grace Olson, News Reporter February 13, 2024

Researchers at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry developed an app that walks caregivers through providing oral hygiene care for people with dementia and older adults. With the help...

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