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Iowas Alex Marinelli has blood cleaned off his face during a wrestling dual meet between No. 1 Iowa and No. 2 Penn State at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. The Hawkeyes defeated the Nittany Lions, 19-17.

Behind ‘The Bull’: An unfractured look at Iowa men’s wrestler Alex Marinelli

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor May 10, 2022

Iowa men’s wrestling coach Tom Brands has a number of trinkets, posters, and art pieces that adorn the walls of his office at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Among the items is a framed picture of Alex Marinelli. The...

University of Iowa student Jack Sieleman poses for a portrait at the Iowa City Municipal Airport in Iowa City on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. Sieleman completed flight school at the Iowa City Municipal Airport in late 2020 and will head to Houston this June after accepting a position from NASA as a flight controller within the propulsion group.

UI graduate Jack Sieleman scores job at NASA

Madeleine Willis, News Reporter May 8, 2022

Jack Sieleman knew he would be an engineer when he was 7 years old. Fifteen years later, after Sieleman graduates from the University of Iowa, he will head to NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston,...

Carson Simpson poses for a portrait at the Field House in Iowa City on Friday, April 29, 2022. Simpson is a double major in dance and business, and is a part of the Iowa cheer team. Recently, grad schools have reached out to him for arts administration.

Senior Carson Simpson prepares to move forward in artistic journey

Olivia Augustine, Arts Reporter May 8, 2022

From a high school theater kid to a passionate dance major, and now as a future arts administrator, University of Iowa senior Carson Simpson has had quite the artistic journey. Whether Simpson’s...

Contributed photo of Thomas Corbridge, a senior percussion performance major at the University of Iowa.

Percussion performance senior prepares to graduate, looks fondly on time at UI

Olivia Augustine, Arts Reporter May 8, 2022

When he was in middle school, Tom Corbridge began playing the trombone. After his brother got mad at him for picking the same instrument that he played, Corbridge switched to percussion — which would...

University of Iowa student Ben Stone poses for a portrait inside of a research center in the Belin Blank Honors Center on May 5, 2022.

UI Senior Ben Stone creates software to aid student Iowa literacy programs

Anthony Neri, News Reporter May 5, 2022

University of Iowa fourth-year student Ben Stone has gone far beyond the typical responsibilities of an undergraduate employee at the Iowa Reading Research Center. Stone is the lead computer programmer...

Portrait of Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Dr. Victoria Muller Ewald on Oct. 6, 2021.

UI neuroscientist empowers women to code

Anthony Neri, News Reporter October 6, 2021

Going into graduate school, Victoria Muller Ewald said she never thought she could learn to code, let alone consider it would one day be integral to her research. Now, she’s involved in initiatives...

University of Iowa senior Zahra Aalabdulrasul poses for a portrait in the Chauncey building on Monday, May 3, 2021.

Senior Zahra Aalabdulrasul reimagines scope of inclusion initiatives in business

Marco Oceguera May 11, 2021

As a student of varying marginalized identities, including Afro-Latina, Muslim, and a first-generation U.S. citizen and university student, Zahra Aalabdulrasul always struggled to find a comfortable...

University of Iowa senior and Co-President of the University Environmental Coalition, Emily Manders, poses for a portrait on the Pentacrest on Sunday, May 2, 2021.

University of Iowa senior Emily Manders found passion for sustainability in UI Environmental Coalition

Caitlin Crome, News Reporter May 11, 2021

Emily Manders began her college career as a sports and recreation major. After she joined the University of Iowa Environmental Coalition, however, she realized sustainability was her true passion. From...

Joceyln Roof poses for a portrait at the Pentacrest on Tuesday, May 5, 2021.

Graduating founder of Hawk the Vote helped evolve civic engagement for the pandemic

Natalie Dunlap, Politics Reporter May 11, 2021

To gear up for the Iowa caucuses, Hawk the Vote held a mock caucus in January 2020 with 300 participants packed in a room. At the time, the organizers didn’t know how drastically their student engagement...

Claire McDonnell poses for a portrait at the Pentacrest on Wednesday, May 5, 2021.

UI graduate student promotes financial literacy on viral TikTok account

Sabine Martin, News Reporter May 9, 2021

Claire McDonnell made her first TikTok last September, and the short comedic clips on women’s social issues that she continued to publish quickly went viral on the platform. Direct messages filled...


UI senior to graduate as first REACH student in Hawkeye Marching Band

Riley Davis, News Reporter May 10, 2020

While music is for many people a form of entertainment, to University of Iowa senior Jack Emptage — who plays the piano, baritone, harmonica, steel drums, mandolin, ukulele, and guitar — it’s...


UI senior takes winding path to studying STEM fields

Rin Swann, News Reporter May 10, 2020

Olivia Sandvold performed onstage as a mime in high school, creating a comedy sketch about incompetent superheroes. Now, as Sandvold graduates from the University of Iowa with highest distinction,...

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