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The New York City skyline and the 9/11 ‘Tribute in Light’ are seen at the Brooklyn Bridge Park on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

After 20 years, the UI and Daily Iowan remember 9/11

Josie Fischels and Rachel Schilke September 12, 2021

“A day of infamy.” That was the headline of The Daily Iowan’s paper on Sept. 12, 2001, one day after al-Qaida members carried out suicide attacks aboard three hijacked planes that flew into...

Tyler Goodson poses for a portrait during Iowa football media day at the teams practice field on Aug. 3, 2021.

From Suwanee to Iowa City: Tyler Goodson’s path to becoming Iowa’s All-Big Ten running back

Robert Read, Pregame Editor August 22, 2021

SUWANEE, Ga. — Football practice for a local youth team is winding down on an early August afternoon at George Pierce Park, a youth facility located in Gwinnett County, just north of Atlanta. A handful...

Brooke Buxton runs through a science lesson with the six children in their learning pod in the front yard on April 26, 2021. Buxton was a first grade teacher for 13 years before the pandemic, but chose to take the year off to help their three children go through online learning. She now teaches four other neighboring children as well.

Supporting and being supported: Mothers navigate life over a year of COVID-19

Brooklyn Draisey, Projects reporter May 10, 2021

Brooke Buxton sat on the ground in her front yard, attempting to wrangle five kids into the shade underneath a tree. Beside her was a wagon, filled with plastic totes, soil, and small plants. The lesson...

Iowa is spelled up using American Sign Language fingerspelling.

Deaf education in Iowa: a desire for access, communication, and a sense of belonging in school

Kelsey Harrell, Managing Digital Editor May 4, 2021

Not being able to hear teachers coupled with feelings of isolation from her classmates caused Nichole Jergens to start struggling socially and academically in high school. Her parents, Janet and Matt...

Photos throughout Max Bolanders life with Ben Price are seen. Ben Price took his life after a positive COVID-19 diagnosis due to paranoia post-Covid, a phenomenon known as COVID-19 Psychosis. Price is survived by his wife Jennifer and his children, Jett, 17, and Maya, 14.

‘Ben didn’t kill Ben, COVID-19 did’: COVID-19 psychosis impacts Morris, Illinois family

Kate Heston, Photojournalist May 5, 2021

The temperature was approaching 35 degrees as Ben Price drove out to his farm on the last day of February this year. The farm was a happy place for the 48-year-old father and businessman. Just outside...

Iowa midfielder Ellie Holley waits for the ball during a field hockey game against Maryland on Sunday, April 4, 2021.

Iowa field hockey reignites national championship chase

Hannah Kinson, Photo Editor May 5, 2021

Coming off a Big Ten Tournament win in 2019, the Iowa field hockey team was forced to delay nearly an entire year of progress during 2020. The limitations of the pandemic interrupted training, team...

Items from the University of Iowas Special Collections and University Archives are seen as part of a collection honoring the 50th anniversary of the Latino Native American Cultural Center.

‘You have a place’: Latinx and Native American students celebrate 50 years of the Latino Native American Cultural Center

Alexandra Skores, Managing Editor April 20, 2021

When Isabela Flores transferred to the University of Iowa in fall 2015, she felt lost and challenged by the thought of making it through college on her own. The first of her mother’s children...

People wait for their vaccinations in the prayer room on Saturday, April 12, 2021. A clinic was being held by Hartig Pharmacy at the Al-Iman Mosque in Iowa City.

How independent pharmacies have stepped up to provide vaccination over the past year

Rin Swann, Projects reporter April 18, 2021

There is an expected sense of organization within one of the most widespread vaccination efforts in decades. Bright colored masks, the sharp smell of antiseptic, rigid social distancing, and cheery...

Illustration by Kate Doolittle

Child Life creates a home within the Stead Family Children’s Hospital

Brooklyn Draisey, Projects Reporter April 6, 2021

For kids and teenagers staying in the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, the world narrows. Many patients cannot venture from the hospital for more than a short walk outside, if...

State Board of Regents then President Bruce Rastetter announced the newly appointed President Bruce Harreld during a meeting in the IMU on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. Harreld is the 21st president of the University of Iowa. (Margaret Kispert/The Daily Iowan)

From ‘disappointment’ to a ‘seat at the table’, how Harreld changed shared governance

Eleanor Hildebrandt, News Reporter March 30, 2021

When Bruce Harreld first took the helm as the University of Iowa’s president in 2015, members of the four shared governance branches were initially hesitant. Harreld’s appointment came after...

Illustration by Kate Doolittle

Opinion | The ideal candidate for the next head Hawkeye

Introduction In October 2020, University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld announced his retirement, igniting the start of another search for a new campus leader. With this search comes the question...

In this diptych Grace Lange (left), Nick Bell (center), and Sarah McCain (right) pose for portraits. (Grace Smith and Daniel McGregor-Huyer/The Daily Iowan)

The people who kept the UI running over the past year: in IT, custodial services, and dining

Rin Swann, Projects Reporter March 23, 2021

Yellow, pink, green, and orange post-it notes cling to the whiteboard in the home office of University of Iowa Instructional Technology Consultant Michael Espey. Organized in the same way that Espey...

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