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Regents name UI Presidential Search Committee members

The Old Capitol is seen on Thursday, March 12, 2020.
Eleanor Hildebrandt, News Reporter November 11, 2020

The University of Iowa is continuing its search for the next top Hawkeye by announcing its Presidential Search Committee members — who will be tasked with selecting finalists for the next president...

State Board of Regents discuss campus crime statistics, UI stalking cases double

The Old Capitol is seen on Thursday, March 12, 2020.
Eleanor Hildebrandt, News Reporter November 10, 2020

The University of Iowa Public Safety Director Scott Beckner announced this year’s Annual Security Report is not completely finished, but the university has seen an increase in stalking and robberies,...

University of Iowa professors advise students on finding jobs in a pandemic

The Old Capitol is seen on Thursday, March 12, 2020.
Morgan Ungs, News Reporter November 9, 2020

As the pandemic continues, many college students are looking to secure a solid internship or job in order to build their résumé, but many smaller businesses are struggling and aren’t as likely...

Gap year applications increase during COVID-19 at the University of Iowa

Photo of UI sophomore Maya Heckart. Contributed.
Sabine Martin, News Reporter November 1, 2020

University of Iowa sophomore Maya Heckart was living in a sorority house with over two dozen other students at the start of the school year. Two weeks into the semester, Heckart said she realized that...

Disbanded University of Iowa search committee recommends top DEI position report to the president

The Old Capitol is seen on Thursday, March 12, 2020.
Sabine Martin, News Reporter November 1, 2020

The search committee to fill the University of Iowa’s top diversity job has disbanded, but many members first made recommendations for upgrading the position’s status at the UI.  In response...

State Board of Regents announces UI Presidential Search Committee composition

The Old Capitol is seen on Thursday, March 12, 2020.
Eleanor Hildebrandt, News Reporter October 29, 2020

Half of the committee tasked with searching for candidates for the next head Hawkeye will be faculty members. The state Board of Regents announced the makeup of the presidential search committee...

University of Iowa unions vote to recertify

President of SEIU local 199 Cathy Glasson answers questions during a press conference announcing the results of recertification elections for SEIU, AFSCME, and UE local unions across the street from the University of Iowa hospitals and clinics on Tuesday, October 27, 2020. The state requires that the unions vote to confirm the continuation of each union. This is the first time all three have voted simultaneously to recertify.
Rylee Wilson, News Editor October 27, 2020

The three unions representing workers at the University of Iowa – Service Employees International Union, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, and the Committee to Organize...

Faculty Senate concerned about uptick in COVID-19 cases at the UI

Faculty Council President Joseph Yockey speaks on a Zoom call on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020.
Sabine Martin, News Reporter October 27, 2020

At the University of Iowa Faculty Senate meeting on Tuesday, senate members discussed the recent double-digit uptick of the UI’s self-reported student and faculty positive COVID-19 cases released...

Criteria and process for applying for P3 grants to be released later this semester

Steam swirls around the University of Iowa Power Plant on the evening of Monday, Jan. 14, 2019.
Natalie Dunlap, News Reporter October 22, 2020

Applications for campus grants from the University of Iowa's public-private partnership — expected to garner the UI $15 million every year to fund strategic initiatives — will be available for...

Federal proposal could limit the duration of status for international students

Graduate student Yujia Lyu photographed on Oct. 20.
Mary Hartel, News Reporter October 21, 2020

A new change to the Code of Federal Regulations proposed by the Trump administration would limit international students’ stays and would require students from some countries required to request costly...

Unions at Iowa universities vote to recertify for bargaining power, frustrated with election process

University of Iowa graduate student Drew Etienne poses for a portrait in downtown Iowa City on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. The Campaign to Organize Graduate Students (COGS) led a march to President Bruce Harreld's home in order to protest the administration's insistence that the university remain open despite the health risk posed by COVID-19.
Eleanor Hildebrandt, News Reporter October 20, 2020

When Elizabeth Handschy decided she wanted to earn a Ph.D. in anthropology, she knew it wouldn't be easy. But she never expected that continuing her education would be in jeopardy every other year. In...

Presidential search committee co-chairs look towards process with confident, inclusive mindset

The Old Capitol is seen on Thursday, March 12, 2020.
Eleanor Hildebrandt, News Reporter October 15, 2020

After being named the co-chairs of the University of Iowa’s Presidential Search Committee, Sandra Daack-Hirsch and John Keller are looking toward their appointments with a focus on inclusivity. The...

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