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UI Law students represent U.S. veterans in court

Cooper Worth, News Reporter November 29, 2021

University of Iowa College of Law students are representing veterans in their cases to the U.S. Court of Appeals. Amy Kretowski, a UI law professor and practicing attorney, has offered the opportunity...

Hyaeweol Choi is pictured. Photo from University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences website.

New Korean Research Network looks to unite Korean scholars

Anthony Neri, News Reporter November 28, 2021

Intellectual interest in Korean culture is increasing at the University of Iowa, stemming from Academy Award-winning film “Parasite” and the popularity of K-pop, said Stanley Family and Korea Foundation...

UI Graduate Student Government starts international affairs committee

UI Graduate Student Government starts international affairs committee

Anthony Neri, News Reporter November 18, 2021

The University of Iowa’s Graduate and Professional Student Government selected Juan Arendse as its first director of the new International Affairs Committee on Nov. 2. Arendse, a UI College of...

The University of Iowa Police Station is seen on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021.

UI hires student care coordinators respond to mental health crises

Meg Doster, News Reporter November 18, 2021

The University of Iowa hired three care coordinators, responsible for evaluating needs and connecting people with mental health resources. The hiring of the care coordinators was set up by the recommendation...

The outside of the University of Iowa International Programs office as seen on Tuesday, May 4, 2021.

UI sees continued drop in international student enrollment for the fifth year

Kate Perez, News Reporter November 18, 2021

The number of international students enrolled at the University of Iowa has dropped consistently over the past five years, a trend that is evident across all of the U.S. International student enrollment...

President Barbara Wilson meets with Iowa’s Congressional delegation

President Barbara Wilson meets with Iowa’s Congressional delegation

Natalie Dunlap, Politics Editor November 17, 2021

University of Iowa President Barbara Wilson traveled to Washington, D.C. this week to meet with members of Iowa’s congressional delegation. A post on Wilson’s instagram showed meetings with Sens....

The University of Iowa Faculty Council meet over Zoom in Iowa City on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. The meeting composed primary of discussing the University’s current Covid-19 vaccination policies.

Federal deadline for vaccine mandate applies to UI departments

Kate Perez, News Reporter November 17, 2021

University of Iowa employees who work directly with a federal contract must provide proof of vaccination status or obtain a voluntary medical or religious exemption, while the state Board of Regents...

The new CoWork Commons is a remote working center as shown in the University Capitol Center in Iowa City on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. The Commons are available to all University of Iowa staff and faculty between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and within ITS Office of Teaching Learning, and Technology.

University opens CoWork Commons for faculty, staff to work remotely

Madeleine Willis, News Reporter November 15, 2021

While the University of Iowa is not allowing most faculty to work remote, some units such as University Human Resources are providing spaces for faculty and staff to use on a need-only basis as the...

The University of Iowa of Law Building is seen on November 10 2021.

UI College of Law dean responds to backlash from faculty self-evaluation forms

Anthony Neri, News Reporter November 11, 2021

The University of Iowa College of Law declined to respond to two letters from a national nonprofit civil liberties group objecting to a new diversity question in the law school’s faculty self-evaluation...

Photo illustration by Grace Kreber.

UI students, staff work to accommodate absences as non-COVID-19 illnesses tick up on campus

Kate Perez, News Reporter November 11, 2021

The University of Iowa Student Health center is seeing a rise in non-COVID-19 respiratory illnesses as the winter approaches, but it is reporting low numbers of influenza at this point in the season. Lisa...

The Phi Gamma Delta house is seen on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021.

UI announces changes to Fraternity and Sorority Life, support of FIJI chapter during performance review

Lillian Poulsen, News Reporter November 11, 2021

The University of Iowa announced on Monday that it will implement changes to support students and improve the fraternity and sorority life experience at the university, including changes to the recruitment...

Board of Regents Office member Mark Braun, President Michael Richards, and President Pro Tem Sherry Bates listen to a speaker during the state of Iowa Board of Regents meeting in Reiman Ballroom at the Alumni Center in Ames, Iowa, on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021.

Regents ask UI employees to voluntarily confirm vaccination status, exemptions

Sam Knupp, News Reporter November 10, 2021

State Board of Regents President Mike Richards is asking University of Iowa employees to voluntarily submit their documentation of COVID-19 vaccine status to the university.  Richards wrote in...

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