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Schaeffer Hall as seen on Oct. 9, 2018.

Associate Dean of Natural, Mathematical, and Social Sciences Maggy Tomova to join University of Central Florida

Emily Delgado, News Reporter September 17, 2021

Associate Dean of Natural, Mathematical and Social Sciences Maggy Tomova will leave the University of Iowa to join the University of Central Florida as the dean of the university's College of Sciences....

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. (Grace Smith/The Daily Iowan)

Board of Regents President still says no mask mandate

Emily Delgado, News Reporter September 16, 2021

The Iowa state Board of Regents does not intend to let the universities it governs change policies around masking. In the regents meeting Thursday, Regents President Mike Richards told reporters...

University of Iowa President Barbara Wilson speaks during the state of Iowa Board of Regents meeting in Reiman Ballroom at the Alumni Center in Ames, Iowa, on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021. (Grace Smith/The Daily Iowan)

University of Iowa requests a $7 million budget increase from regents

Kate Perez, News Reporter September 16, 2021

The state Board of Regents accepted the fiscal year 2023 state appropriations request Thursday, including the University of Iowa’s ask for a $7 million increase. The regents unanimously voted...

Honors Program selects Shaun Vecera as new director

Honors Program selects Shaun Vecera as new director

Eleanor Hildebrandt, News Editor September 15, 2021

Growing up, Shaun Vecera didn’t know much about academia. When he started college, he quickly realized his love for research and education, catapulting him from a first-generation college student...

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics are seen on Tuesday, June 23, 2020.

UI Hospitals and Clinics continue to struggle with inpatient increase, lack of beds

Kate Perez, News Reporter September 15, 2021

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics administrators revealed they continue to struggle with high inpatient numbers, from COVID-19 and other causes, in a presentation to the state Board of Regents...

University of Iowa faculty convene virtually for a meeting Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021. (Gabby Drees/The Daily Iowan)

UI President Barbara Wilson discusses proposed budget requests at Faculty Senate meeting

Kate Perez, News Reporter September 14, 2021

The University of Iowa Faculty Senate held its first meeting of the semester Tuesday, where UI President Barbara Wilson spoke about the budget requests she plans to bring to the state Board of Regents...

Undergraduate Student Government President Regan Smock speaks to the state Board of Regents on June 24.

Student governments ask regents to approve Juneteenth as official holiday

Kate Perez , News Reporter September 13, 2021

The student governments of Iowa’s three public universities are requesting that the state Board of Regents recognize Juneteenth as an official holiday on their campuses.  Student representatives...

The Old Capitol building is seen on March, 6, 2021.

UI jumps in national university rankings

Kate Perez, News Reporter September 12, 2021

The UI’s overall rank among public universities in the U.S. News and World Report rankings jumped one spot from last year, according to the 2022 list published Sunday night. While the UI also...

The Old Capitol building is seen on March, 6, 2021.

UI fall enrollment slips, continuing four-year decline

Christine Valora, News Reporter September 9, 2021

The University of Iowa reported another year of decreasing enrollment rates — making four years of falling enrollment since fall 2017. Total student enrollment decreased by 394 since fall 2020,...

A University of Iowa faculty council meeting is held at the University Capitol Centre in the Old Capitol Mall on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021.

UI Faculty Council votes to endorse CLAS COVID-19 statement

Kate Perez, News Reporter August 31, 2021

The University of Iowa Faculty Council had its first public meeting of the academic year, where the council voted to endorse the College of Liberal Arts and Science’s statement, released on Aug....

The Old Capitol building is seen on March, 6, 2021.

UI CLAS urges state Board of Regents to enact COVID-19 mandates

Ryan Hansen , News Reporter August 29, 2021

The University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Faculty Assembly issued a statement urging UI administration and the state Board of Regents to impose a mask and vaccine mandate Friday. The...

The old marching band practice field is seen on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021.

Manville Heights residents concerned about old UI marching band field development

Kate Perez, News Reporter August 25, 2021

Residents of Manville Heights, a neighborhood one mile north of the University of Iowa’s main campus, may see a change to the old Hawkeye Marching Band practice field in the next year. On Wednesday,...

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