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The Burlington Street Dam on the Iowa River is seen on Monday Feb. 13, 2023.

Iowa River Powerhouse Dam more damaged than previously thought

Isabelle Foland, News Reporter April 24, 2023

The Iowa River Powerhouse Dam was found to have more deficiencies than previously believed, prompting the City of Iowa City to bring on another consultant to further assess the damage. This additional...

The Board is seen listening to a presentation during the Johnson County Board of Supervisors meeting in the Johnson County Administration Building on Wednesday, April 12, 2023.

Johnson County sees greenhouse gas emission decrease

Alejandro Rojas, News Reporter April 19, 2023

Greenhouse gas emissions in Johnson County decreased by roughly 28 percent from 2010 to 2020, according to a presentation at the Wednesday work session meeting for the Johnson County Board of Supervisors. The...

A screenshot from video Welcome to the University of Iowa - Tippie College of Business Metaversity Campus. Credit: VictoryXR, University of Iowa (left) and a photo of the Herky statue from Ben Smith for The Daily Iowan (right). Photo illustration by Avi Lapchick.

UI alumnus, CEO of VictoryXR Steven Grubbs reflects on his time at the university

Jack Moore , News Reporter April 19, 2023

University of Iowa graduate Steven Grubbs has bought his childhood school, passed bills as an Iowa House representative, and most recently started his very own company, VictoryXR, which recently modeled...

Michael Feldbauer, president of the Flagler County Drug Court Foundation, holds a Narcan nasal spray and the demonstration device, Saturday February 4, 2023 during a training session at Iglesia Pentecostal Ebenezer de Bunnell Church. Narcan reverses drug overdoses caused by opioids. Dtb Flagler Narcan 9

FDA approves opioid treatment Narcan for over-the-counter

Archie Wagner, News Reporter April 9, 2023

The access to use and training to administer the opioid-overdose antidote naloxone, also known by brand name Narcan, is expanding for Johnson County residents, law enforcement, and emergency responders. The...

The Old Capitol Building is seen on March 31, 2023. Storms rolled through the area and a tornado caused damage in parts of Coralville.

UI College of Engineering lab in Coralville destroyed by tornado

Kate Perez, News Reporter April 4, 2023

A University of Iowa research lab in Coralville used by the College of Engineering was destroyed by the March 31 storm that caused damage across the city, the university announced Tuesday.  In...

The Old Capitol is seen in Iowa City on Sunday, March 26, 2023.

UI study finds potential links in autism and high IQ to increased thoughts of suicide

Sofia Mamakos, News Reporter March 28, 2023

Editor’s note: This article contains discussion of suicidal thoughts. University of Iowa researchers found that autistic individuals with a high IQ face an increased risk for suicidal thoughts,...

Contributed photo by Marcelo Mena.

UI alum leads national efforts in climate activism

Sofia Mamakos, News Reporter March 5, 2023

Marcelo Mena-Carrasco often played in a stream by his house as a child near Santiago, Chile. The stream was frequently polluted and surrounded by trash. One day, as his mother scrubbed the oil off...

A student from teacher Jihan Adam’s classroom plays with a green car at the Pheasant Ridge Neighborhood Center in Iowa City on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2022.

UI assistant professor leads lab with Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County, analyzes speech development of bilingual preschoolers

Archie Wagner, News Reporter February 28, 2023

A University of Iowa professor is collaborating with the Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County to track bilingual children’s speech development. Philip Combiths, UI Department of Communication...

Speakers of the Iowa Cancer Registry talk at the College of Public Health Building on Feb. 28, 2023. The Iowa Cancer Registry marks 50 years of servicing Iowans.

Iowa cancer report shows decreased mortality rates, increased incidence rates

Isabelle Foland, News Reporter February 28, 2023

Cancer mortality rates in the state have decreased and overall cancer survival rates increased in Iowa, a report from the Iowa Cancer Registry revealed.  The Iowa Cancer Registry released its annual...

The University of Iowa Tippie College of Business is seen on Sunday, April 24, 2022.

Multiple Iowa City entrepreneurs accepted into accelerated program

Katie Asher, News Reporter February 13, 2023

University of Iowa second-year College of Dentistry students Jackie Yeh and David Jun noticed a lack of dental glasses and tools that fit facial structures of Asian people. The duo now has an opportunity...

Photo illustration by Matt Sindt.

UI students continue to use fitness trackers despite claims of inaccuracies in data

Sofia Mamakos, News Reporter February 12, 2023

As wearable fitness trackers become a popular way to measure everyday activity, University of Iowa students are continuing to use the devices, despite worries from health care officials. Fitness trackers,...

Professor Ibrahim Damir performs a demonstration of a flood prediction during a press conference for the University of Iowa’s new Center for Hydrologic development at the Iowa Flood Center in Iowa City on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023. The center aims to better the ability to predict floods and droughts.

UI increases national reach with new Center for Hydrologic Development

Jack Moore, News Reporter February 1, 2023

The University of Iowa will work on a new Center for Hydrologic Development facility in partnership with the University of Alabama, the UI announced in a press conference on Wednesday. The center...

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