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Kelsey Harrell


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Kelsey Harrell is the Managing Digital Editor at The Daily Iowan. She is a junior at the University of Iowa majoring in journalism and political science with a minor in theatre arts. For the past two years, she worked as a news reporter covering higher education and as a digital producer.

Kelsey Harrell, Managing Digital Editor

Dec 15, 2020
Watch: Social media reactions from health care workers in Iowa after receiving COVID-19 vaccine (Story)
Dec 13, 2020
UI President says pass/fail grading could have negative impact on students’ academic future (Story)
Sep 23, 2020
State Board of Regents approve construction moratorium to end in June 2022 (Story)
Sep 17, 2020
UI requests state Board of Regents approve property sale, window replacement project (Story)
Sep 15, 2020
State Board of Regents advisory group proposes construction moratorium (Story)
Aug 23, 2020
Interactive: Universities across the Big Ten and Iowa return to class amid COVID-19 (Story)
Jul 29, 2020
Iowa regents approve property transfer to allow relocation of historic Iowa City home (Story)
Jun 22, 2020
Interactive: Universities in Iowa and the Big Ten announce plans for the fall semester (Story)
Jun 16, 2020
Fewer than 75 percent of medical and dental students at UI are Iowa residents, but most are (Story)
Jun 04, 2020
Regents approve tuition freeze for fall 2020 semester, student leaders urge for similar action in spring (Story)
Jun 04, 2020
Leaders from state universities update regents on COVID-19 impact on students (Story)
May 29, 2020
UIHC expected to take unprecedented $100 million hit this fiscal year due to COVID-19 with more losses on the horizon (Story)
May 13, 2020
Iowa City Mayor signs order delaying water rate increase, adjusting public sidewalk restrictions (Story)
May 12, 2020
UI research entity distributes antibodies to those studying COVID-19 (Story)
May 11, 2020
UI returns to regular pay practices for faculty and staff, not charging students certain fees during summer courses (Story)
Apr 30, 2020
Local parks departments discuss fate of summer programs, safety measures amid COVID-19 spread (Story)
Apr 30, 2020
Iowa regents recommend no tuition hikes amid ‘unprecedented’ COVID-19 uncertainty (Story)
Apr 29, 2020
UI researchers use simulations to observe how viruses dry on solid surfaces (Story)
Apr 28, 2020
UI Faculty Senate elects new officers, announces senators and councilors (Story)
Apr 26, 2020
Researchers at the UI create robotic rehabilitation device to help increase range of motion in the wrist (Story)
Apr 20, 2020
UI receives $11.4 million grant renewal to study health effects of manmade chemicals (Story)
Apr 15, 2020
UI Health Care begins convalescent plasma clinical trial for COVID-19 patients (Story)
Apr 14, 2020
UI OpenHawks grants help faculty create open resource textbooks tailor-fit for their courses (Story)
Apr 13, 2020
Fulbright scholars return home after their trips abroad were cut short by COVID-19 spread (Story)
Apr 12, 2020
‘Zoombombing’ disrupts online connections as UI classes, government meetings move online (Story)
Apr 06, 2020
UIHC joins international clinical trial for drug to treat COVID-19 (Story)
Apr 02, 2020
Parents help kids learn from home as school closures are extended (Story)
Apr 01, 2020
UI shared-governance leaders ask regents to consider COVID-19 impact on salaries (Story)
Mar 30, 2020
Johnson County Board of Supervisors extend county building closures until April 16 (Story)
Mar 25, 2020
University of Iowa to offer pass/not pass option for spring courses (Story)
Mar 24, 2020
Passion for teaching Spanish lit brought UI professor Ana Rodríguez-Rodríguez from Spain to the U.S. (Story)
Mar 23, 2020
UI launches emergency funds for students, health-care providers (Story)
Mar 20, 2020
‘Hawkeyes persevere’: President, provost address UI community amid COVID-19 spread (Story)
Mar 17, 2020
Iowa City DJ from Star Entertainment diagnosed with COVID-19 (Story)
Mar 17, 2020
Iowa regents approve policy change allowing president to declare state of emergency for institutions (Story)
Mar 13, 2020
University of Iowa public-health experts talk COVID-19, ways people can stay healthy (Story)
Mar 12, 2020
Iowa City businesses prepare for economic impact of COVID-19, students leaving campus (Story)
Mar 10, 2020
Iowa City Municipal Airport awarded two grants and installs flight-training simulator (Story)
Mar 09, 2020
UI VP for Research addresses policies related to researchers disclosing foreign activities (Story)
Mar 05, 2020
Iowa regents implement 30-day university-sponsored international travel ban, effective immediately (Story)
Mar 04, 2020
Johnson County police find body believed to be missing UI student in Iowa River (Story)
Mar 04, 2020
Faculty Council endorses proposed revisions to the ACE survey to make answers less biased (Story)
Mar 03, 2020
UI researchers say people with spinal-cord injuries can exercise muscles by electrical stimulation (Story)
Feb 27, 2020
Did Ohio maintain state funding for OSU after a public/private partnership similar to UI’s? (Story)
Feb 23, 2020
New Burma/Myanmar student organization hopes to provide a community to students (Story)
Feb 20, 2020
Iowa City High students start Jewish Studies club to educate peers on Judaism (Story)
Feb 17, 2020
UI professor studies muscular atrophy through biotechnology firm Emmyon (Story)
Feb 16, 2020
Iowa Senate bill proposes eliminating sign language board, licensing for interpreters (Story)
Feb 13, 2020
Jeffery Quinlan named new chair of UI Family Medicine Department (Story)
Feb 13, 2020
UI Provost launches program aimed at recognizing tenured faculty (Story)
Feb 10, 2020
UI professor’s opioid research evaluates link between opioid use and chronic pain (Story)
Feb 10, 2020
Third UI VP for Student Life candidate Danielle Martinez highlights student success, diversity initiatives (Story)
Feb 08, 2020
University of Iowa Dance Marathon brings new sustainability efforts to Big Event (Story)
Feb 05, 2020
Protesters break up Iowa regents meeting asking for tuition freeze (Story)
Feb 05, 2020
Iowa lawmakers question UI president on utility system public/private partnership (Story)
Feb 05, 2020
UI will proceed with plans to expand Hawkeye wrestling space (Story)
Feb 05, 2020
UI receives approval to name new Finkbine clubhouse after Iowa City family (Story)
Jan 28, 2020
Finkbine Clubhouse may be named after Iowa City family name request headed to Iowa regents for approval (Story)
Jan 28, 2020
Fight like a girl: Iowa City West High School adds its first all-girl wrestling team (Story)
Jan 26, 2020
University of Iowa dedicates new Psychological and Brain Sciences building (Story)
Jan 23, 2020
Iowa City resident proposes dog community center (Story)
Jan 23, 2020
University of Iowa College of Pharmacy begins assured admissions program for high schoolers (Story)
Dec 15, 2019
UI alum, a Cedar Rapids teacher, named Iowa 2020 Teacher of the Year (Story)
Dec 12, 2019
University of Iowa professor honored for her work in immunology (Story)
Dec 10, 2019
University of Iowa president hones in on higher-ed funding after public/private partnership approval (Story)
Dec 10, 2019
UI Faculty Senate passes climate-emergency declaration (Story)
Dec 08, 2019
UI professor receives grant to train medical field in collaboration with language interpreters (Story)
Dec 03, 2019
Iowa City City Council defers first consideration to repeal rental moratorium (Story)
Nov 27, 2019
Charlotte Keller will root for Hawkeyes in her home state as Kid Captain (Story)
Nov 20, 2019
Iowa City Public Art Committee works to create a colorful community (Story)
Nov 17, 2019
University of Iowa president talks importance of resources in funding strategic plan (Story)
Nov 17, 2019
University of Iowa medicine school looks to integrate creative writing through new contest (Story)
Nov 14, 2019
Anticipated decline in national enrollment to affect resident enrollment in upcoming years (Story)
Nov 14, 2019
Iowa Regents add computer science as course category of consideration in Regent Admission Index (Story)
Nov 14, 2019
Iowa regents approve policy barring members from sports wagering (Story)
Nov 13, 2019
UI auditors find Human Subjects Office application review process lacks efficiency (Story)
Nov 12, 2019
GPSG restructures committee process to encourage student participation (Story)
Nov 11, 2019
ACT sees slight decline in scores in Iowa, state average among highest in the nation (Story)
Nov 07, 2019
University of Iowa names Lois Geist new associate provost for faculty (Story)
Nov 06, 2019
UI receives grant to train ASL users as vocational rehabilitation counselors (Story)
Nov 06, 2019
UI the only Iowa regent university to report enrollment spike in first-year class (Story)
Nov 05, 2019
Iowa regents to consider barring members from sports betting (Story)
Nov 03, 2019
UI Pharmaceuticals hires new managing director to usher in growth and expansion (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
UIHC hires Chief Growth Officer after hospitals reach capacity (Story)
Oct 30, 2019
Nationwide Insurance donates $1 million to Tippie for new scholarship program (Story)
Oct 24, 2019
76 UI law students oppose Trump’s judicial nominee for U.S. Court of Appeals (Story)
Oct 23, 2019
UI-led neuropathy consortium receives grant renewal from National Institute of Health (Story)
Oct 21, 2019
UI law professor launches bid for Iowa House (Story)
Oct 20, 2019
Head Hawkeyes reunite for UI presidential panel during Homecoming week (Story)
Oct 17, 2019
UI graduate awarded Whiting Creative Nonfiction Grant to complete essay compilation (Story)
Oct 17, 2019
UI launches suicide prevention program to entire campus after positive feedback from first-years (Story)
Oct 13, 2019
UI researchers conduct clinical trials for an enhanced flu vaccine (Story)
Oct 09, 2019
University of Iowa receives grant to improve statewide maternal health (Story)
Oct 07, 2019
UI joins the Carnegie Project for its Education Doctorate consortium (Story)
Oct 06, 2019
UI graduate student works to commercialize drug that prevents osteoarthritis (Story)
Oct 03, 2019
Public Access Television merges with Public Space One after Medicom ends contract (Story)
Oct 03, 2019
UI professor awarded fellowship from Poetry Foundation (Story)
Sep 26, 2019
Need parking during Hawkeye football games? This app can help (Story)
Sep 26, 2019
Family supports Kid Captain along road to recovery (Story)
Sep 22, 2019
Regents approve UI request for Bachelors in Screenwriting degree (Story)
Sep 20, 2019
State Board of Regents approves Pentacrest modernization project (Story)
Sep 19, 2019
UI receives property for Grant Wood Art Colony (Story)
Sep 17, 2019
UI doctoral students receive fellowship from AAUW (Story)
Sep 12, 2019
UI treats lawns with chemicals, students unaware of health risks (Story)
Sep 11, 2019
UI requests state funding to restore Pentacrest buildings (Story)
Sep 09, 2019
University of Iowa receives grant from NASA to study auroras (Story)
Sep 09, 2019
Local gym offers exclusive class to children with autism (Story)
Sep 06, 2019
UI awards Forevermore Scholarship to first-year students for the first time (Story)
Aug 29, 2019
Iowa City businesses invited to foster kittens for animal center (Story)
Aug 27, 2019
University of Iowa student IDs not valid for polls (Story)
Aug 27, 2019
GPSG executives remain in position, strive to make group more present on campus (Story)
Aug 26, 2019
Expanded housing returns as residence halls overflow (Story)
Aug 08, 2019
Amy Klobuchar focuses on agriculture in Iowa City stop (Story)
Aug 02, 2019
UI’s fiscal 2020 budget: Tuition up, but tuition revenue down (Story)
Aug 01, 2019
University of Iowa Research Park Corporation no longer needs regent approval to govern (Story)
Jul 24, 2019
UI proposes new health-care plan for employees (Story)
Jun 10, 2019
UI to change department, degree names (Story)
Jun 09, 2019
Data show large increase in students using disability services (Story)
Jun 09, 2019
UI seeks OK for recreation and UIHC projects (Story)
Jun 06, 2019
State Board of Regents vote to increase tuition by almost 4 percent for University of Iowa (Story)
Jun 05, 2019
Internal audit report finds issues in University of Iowa Department of Public Safety Information Technology (Story)
Jun 05, 2019
Regents approve University of Iowa sale of Iowa Center for Higher Education property (Story)
May 28, 2019
University of Iowa will ask regents to sell Iowa Center for Higher Education property (Story)
May 09, 2019
University of Iowa receives national recognition for efforts supporting first-generation students (Story)
May 08, 2019
Board of Regents approve University of Iowa’s request for degree in sustainability science (Story)
May 07, 2019
UI researchers find connection between not eating breakfast and increased risk of cardiovascular disease (Story)
May 05, 2019
Local artist working to open art gallery in Iowa City for indigenous people (Story)
May 01, 2019
University of Iowa leaders ask regents to consider effect of tuition hikes (Story)
May 01, 2019
UI president: Public/private partnership could fill funding gap (Story)
Apr 29, 2019
UI administrators promote acceptance of diversity, equity, and inclusion at campus event (Story)
Apr 25, 2019
UI researchers use 3D technology to scan French cathedrals (Story)
Apr 23, 2019
Climate Action Board recommends including the city in the UI public-private-partnership decision (Story)
Apr 21, 2019
Iowa regents’ report shows slight increase in nontenure-track faculty (Story)
Apr 18, 2019
State Board of Regents approves University of Iowa residence-hall-rate increase (Story)
Apr 18, 2019
State Board of Regents recommend approval of University of Iowa capital improvement (Story)
Apr 17, 2019
University of Iowa researchers find a link between meal swipes and social connection (Story)
Apr 16, 2019
University of Iowa College of Nursing will launch an online registered nurse apprenticeship program (Story)
Apr 10, 2019
University of Iowa junior to experience Indonesia on U.S. State Department scholarship (Story)
Apr 09, 2019
Iowa regents delay tuition discussion as state lawmakers work on budget (Story)
Apr 08, 2019
Iowa Supreme Court to consider case against Iowa City Community School District (Story)
Apr 07, 2019
UI engineering professor receives distinguished award (Story)
Apr 03, 2019
Court rules in favor of Modern Piping (Story)
Apr 02, 2019
UI nursing professor creates online program for rural cancer patients (Story)
Mar 27, 2019
UI researchers begin study to understand how children recognize and comprehend words (Story)
Mar 27, 2019
UI professor pioneer in schizophrenia and cerebellum research (Story)
Mar 14, 2019
Iowa City School District may leave positions vacant (Story)
Mar 14, 2019
UI faculty group petitions to pool sick-leave dates into a communal bank (Story)
Mar 13, 2019
Cases of HPV-related cancers to increase in 2019, report says (Story)
Mar 12, 2019
UISG votes to give KRUI funding to replace equipment (Story)
Mar 12, 2019
UISG votes to partially fund 25th UI Powwow (Story)
Mar 10, 2019
Student Health & Wellness informs students how to avoid getting sick on spring break (Story)
Mar 06, 2019
UI Fresh Check Day awarded best in the country (Story)
Mar 03, 2019
UI announces suicide prevention training requirement for incoming students and RAs (Story)
Mar 03, 2019
UI reports exceptional outreach and engagement efforts to regents (Story)
Mar 03, 2019
UI sees decrease in graduation and retention rates (Story)
Feb 28, 2019
Iowa regent president backs UI’s consideration of a public-private partnership (Story)
Feb 28, 2019
Iowa university students ask regents to reconsider multiyear tuition model (Story)
Feb 27, 2019
Board of Regents discusses razing two houses across from UI campus (Story)
Feb 25, 2019
UI study shows parents may not know how to deal with cyberbullying (Story)
Feb 20, 2019
UI physicists receive $1M grant from NASA (Story)
Feb 20, 2019
Students benefit from earning dual credit in high school (Story)
Feb 19, 2019
UIH&D creates new program to help students in their second year experience (Story)
Feb 18, 2019
UI alum co-creates network connecting educators with businesses (Story)
Feb 14, 2019
UI has no plans to offer fast food on campus (Story)
Feb 13, 2019
School District mulls constructing three full-time preschools (Story)
Feb 13, 2019
In an effort to quit smoking, cigarette users turn to vaping as a solution (Story)
Feb 02, 2019
Horne family values continued support from Dance Marathon (Story)
Feb 02, 2019
Dancers, families remember children in memorial room (Story)
Jan 30, 2019
UI Dance Marathon celebrates 25th anniversary (Story)
Jan 28, 2019
Associate professor creates program to prep elderly for disasters (Story)
Jan 25, 2019
Burge Market Place receiving renovations over the summer (Story)
Jan 23, 2019
Bill to eliminate professor tenure reintroduced in Iowa Legislature (Story)
Jan 23, 2019
UI printmaking professor creates artwork through influence of science (Story)
Jan 17, 2019
Iowa City, UI track growing inventory of trees (Story)
Jan 15, 2019
UI Facilities Management continues effort for energy-efficient lighting on campus (Story)
Jan 13, 2019
Iowa appeals court rules against UI argument in Modern Piping dispute (Story)
Dec 13, 2018
City Council approves rezoning of Johnson County Access Center (Story)
Dec 10, 2018
UI study finds link between high death rate and poor neighborhood conditions (Story)
Dec 10, 2018
After 10 years, Johnson County continues to comply with gender balance (Story)
Dec 06, 2018
UI senior attends rocket launch in Florida (Story)
Dec 06, 2018
UI collection of art graduate pieces finds a new physical and digital home (Story)
Nov 26, 2018
UI senior Austin Hughes named Rhodes scholar (Story)
Nov 17, 2018
Iowa regents’ multiyear tuition model ‘better for students,’ UI president says (Story)
Nov 15, 2018
UI, ISU students likely to see 3 percent tuition hikes for five years, Iowa regents decide (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
UI seeks approval for awarding two honorary degrees (Story)
Nov 12, 2018
Inaugural Family Spirit Award received by Maquoketa, Iowa family (Story)
Nov 11, 2018
Chemistry Platoon helps UI student-veterans re-adjust to classroom (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
State of Iowa could face physician assistant shortage (Story)
Nov 02, 2018
UI hosts panel discussing anti-Semitism in wake of Pittsburgh shooting (Story)
Oct 31, 2018
Iowa City resident runs homestyle tortilla factory (Story)
Oct 31, 2018
UI falls in U.S. News’ best research university rankings (Story)
Oct 25, 2018
Iowa City releases list of bars with most under-21 drinking violations (Story)
Oct 18, 2018
Updated approval process makes it easier to use drones on campus (Story)
Oct 17, 2018
UI uses $1.6 million in grants to focus on humanities research (Story)
Oct 16, 2018
Researchers examine drivers’ understanding of vehicle safety systems (Story)
Oct 11, 2018
PAVE gives student veterans ways to succeed (Story)
Oct 10, 2018
Student growth causes Salt Company to move locations (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
University Counseling Services offers new programs for students (Story)
Sep 26, 2018
UI study finds premature boys and girls have different brain development (Story)
Sep 26, 2018
UI, Modern Piping in court over Hancher and Stead Family Children’s Hospital projects (Story)
Sep 25, 2018
Mayflower operates at 60% capacity to give returners on-campus living space (Story)
Sep 19, 2018
UI student receives Fulbright Grant to study in Bulgaria (Story)
Sep 09, 2018
Supreme Court Day at the College of Law gets students involved in court system (Story)
Sep 06, 2018
ICON Direct saves UI students money on textbooks (Story)
Aug 30, 2018
Iowa City school officials are pleased with rising vaccination numbers (Story)
Aug 27, 2018
Iowa City School District discusses rezoning elementary schools (Story)
Aug 23, 2018
More opportunity for students in dual language classrooms, experts say (Story)