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Research into southeast Iowa site locates hidden history

Eleanor Hildebrandt, News Reporter April 14, 2021

After researching a historical site for three decades, a burial site that was believed to be lost because of the flattening of land was rediscovered recently. The burial site in question has been...

Areas where prescribed burns have taken place are seen at Hickory Hill Park on Friday, April 9, 2021. Prescribed burns are conducted to promote the health of an ecosystem, dampening the effect of invasive species while allowing native species a better habitat to grow in.

Controlled burns help preserve Iowa Prairies

Brady Osborne, News Reporter April 14, 2021

The Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department recently conducted prescribed fires at three Iowa City parks in an effort to protect the prairies that were there from invasive species, as well as to...

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University of Iowa to pause Johnson & Johnson vaccinations amid CDC recommendations

Rachel Schilke, News Editor April 13, 2021

The University of Iowa is pausing all Johnson & Johnson vaccinations for students and staff until further notice following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and...

A student recieves a COVID vaccine on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021 at the UI Medical Education Research Facility.

University of Iowa students are learning to navigate partially vaccinated social groups

Lily Rosen Marvin, News Reporter April 12, 2021

Michelle Oberbroeckling shares a bedroom with her roommate. They come home, remove their masks, and sit together in the same room. Oberbroeckling has not received a COVID-19 vaccine, but several of...

University of Iowa first year, medical student, Tanner Kempton gets his COVID-19 vaccination at the Westlawn Student Health Center in Iowa City on Tuesday, April 6th, 2021. With the eligibility requirements for vaccinations lifted, University of Iowa students are now able to book appointments to get their vaccinations.

‘It’s a good feeling’: University of Iowa wraps up first week vaccinating students with Johnson & Johnson

Brady Osborne, News Reporter April 8, 2021

University of Iowa senior Maeve Craven checked with local HyVee’s for open vaccine appointments once eligibility opened up to all adults this week but didn’t have any luck. She hardly returned...

First year University of Iowa student and Coralville Food Pantry volunteer Tommy Stevens poses for a portrait in Downtown Iowa City on March 23, 2021.

Coralville Food Pantry administers over 500 COVID-19 vaccinations to pantry patrons

Sabine Martin, News Reporter April 8, 2021

Standing outside of the Coralville Food Pantry’s drive-thru food pick-up with a tablet in hand, Tommy Stevens’ job is to survey pantry members about their interest in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine....

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University of Iowa biology professor wins inaugural DEI award

Samantha Murray, News Reporter April 8, 2021

The University of Iowa’s inaugural diversity, equity, and inclusion award was presented to Lori Adams of the Biology Department for her extensive program involvement and dedication to improving diversity...

Two University of Iowa students receive prestigious national scholarship

Two University of Iowa students receive prestigious national scholarship

Samantha Murray, News Reporter April 6, 2021

Two undergraduate students have received the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship, a nationwide scholarship opportunity for students involved in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)....

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University of Iowa assistant professor co-founds first pharmacotherapy network to increase collaboration among pharmacotherapy centers easier

Samantha Murray, News Reporter April 5, 2021

Co-founded by University of Iowa assistant professor Brett Faine, the Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Research Network, or EMPHARM-NET, establishes a network of researchers at 15 different centers across...

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Increase in alcohol consumption during COVID-19 has UI officials worried

Drew Sullivan, News Reporter April 5, 2021

The state of Iowa has seen an uptick in alcohol consumption following the pandemic. The Alcoholic Beverages Division of Iowa reports that in the 2020 fiscal year, liquor sales increased an unprecedented...

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University of Iowa students advised to take first available vaccine appointment

Lily Rosen Marvin, News Reporter April 1, 2021

After weeks of checking location after location for vaccine appointments, University of Iowa junior Jenna Walsh said she was excited when she finally found an open appointment at the HyVee in Cedar...

Terry Trueblood Recreation Area is seen on Monday, March 29, 2021.

Iowa City sees large fish kill because of extreme winter conditions

Claire Benson, News Reporter March 30, 2021

Three ponds in Iowa City recently experienced a large fish kill, leaving an unpleasant sight and smell at city parks. Fish kills are tracked by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources as an indication...

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