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Regan Smock, president of Undergraduate Student Government, addresses Senators during the Undergraduate Student Government meeting at the Iowa Memorial Union on Sept. 7 2021.

USG appoints Omar Mustafa interim Speaker Pro Tempore

Ryan Hansen, News Reporter October 12, 2021

Omar Mustafa was appointed interim Speaker Pro Tempore of the Undergraduate Student Government during Tuesday night’s meeting. Mustafa’s appointment comes after the previous speaker pro tempore,...

At the undergraduate student government meeting student senators listen to the speakers Stratis Giannakouros who spoke on sustainability at the university and Martha Pierce who advocated for violence prevention on Tuesday October, 5th.

USG plans one-time projects to reduce budget surplus

Ryan Hansen, News Reporter October 6, 2021

The University of Iowa Undergraduate Student Government has a surplus of money to allocate to projects and student organizations after not distributing much of the funds presented to them since the...

At the undergraduate student government meeting student senators listen to the speakers Stratis Giannakouros who spoke on sustainability at the university and Martha Pierce who advocated for violence prevention on Tuesday October, 5th.

Jack Lauer appointed as student government interim vice president

Ryan Hansen, News Reporter October 5, 2021

The University of Iowa Undergraduate Student Government appointed USG Speaker of the Senate Jack Lauer to the Vice President position in an interim role on Tuesday evening.  The position shift...

University of Iowa President Barbara Wilson addresses those present during a joint meeting between the University of Iowa Undergraduate Student Government and Graduate and Professional Student Government on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021. The meeting passed legislature on both the instating of Juneteenth as a University Holiday and the creation of a vaccination requirement in University of Iowa Buildings. (Cecilia Shearon/The Daily Iowan)

UI President Barbara Wilson outlines goals during USG, GPSG joint session

Ryan Hansen and Anthony Neri September 28, 2021

University of Iowa President Barbara Wilson outlined goals for her presidency during an address at a joint session of the Undergraduate Student Government and Graduate Professional Student Government...

Undergraduate Student Government President Regan Smock addresses those present during a joint meeting between the University of Iowa Undergraduate Student Government and Graduate and Professional Student Government on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021. The meeting passed legislature on both the instating of Juneteenth as a University Holiday and the creation of a vaccination requirement in University of Iowa Buildings.

USG, GPSG pass regarding vaccine requirements, Juneteenth resolutions

Anthony Neri and Ryan Hansen September 29, 2021

The University of Iowa’s Undergraduate Student Government and Graduate and Professional Student Government passed resolutions regarding Juneteenth and vaccination requirements in a joint session...

USG Vice President resigns, leaving uncertainty

USG Vice President resigns, leaving uncertainty

Ryan Hansen, News Reporter September 21, 2021

Undergraduate Student Government Vice President José Muñiz Jr. has resigned. USG President Regan Smock announced Muñiz Jr.’s decision during Tuesday night’s meeting. Smock said USG will review...

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

USG program incentivizes vaccination with raffle prizes

Ryan Hansen, News Reporter September 14, 2021

The University of Iowa’s Undergraduate Student Government is attempting to incentivize vaccination against COVID-19 through six weeks of raffles for all vaccinated students. The program is open...

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...

USG resolution addresses sexual misconduct, calls for members of Greek life to release statement in support of survivors

USG resolution addresses sexual misconduct, calls for members of Greek life to release statement in support of survivors

Ryan Hansen, New Reporter September 7, 2021

The University of Iowa’s Undergraduate Student Government passed a resolution with the goal of addressing issues of sexual misconduct at the UI and “any location where sexual misconduct has taken...

University of Iowa Student Government office door as seen on Jan. 26.

UI student governments respond to regents’ COVID-19 rules

Sabine Martin, News Editor August 29, 2021

The University of Iowa strongly encourages mask-wearing and the COVID-19 vaccine, which is the most that the university can do, with the state Board of Regents holding the gavel to mandate masks on...

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

UI Strategic Planning Team adds shared governance late into process

Eleanor Hildebrandt, News Reporter April 12, 2021

Following questions from students, the University of Iowa Strategic Planning Strategy Team is adding ex-officio members to its structure to allow for more student voices in creating the university’s...

The Westlawn student health and wellness building is seen on Wednesday, Apr. 17, 2019.

University of Iowa administrators explore plans to establish a new student Well-Being Center

Brady Osborne and Marco Oceguera April 12, 2021

Students may eventually see a new Well-Being Center on campus that would cohesively combine various student health services into one building. The Division of Student Life, in partnership with Undergraduate...

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