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Organizers of the Iowa Memorial Union food pantry cut the ribbon during the pantrys grand opening in Iowa City on Thursday Aug. 24, 2023.

UI food pantry and clothing closet open space in Iowa Memorial Union

Will Bower and Roxy Ekberg August 24, 2023

The University of Iowa’s food pantry and clothing closet opened in a new space in the Iowa Memorial Union on Thursday. The clothing closet and food pantry provide necessities for anyone with a...

Illustration by Marandah Mangra-Dutcher.

Above the Fold: Artificial intelligence and higher education

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor August 23, 2023

Above the Fold is The Daily Iowan's weekly deep-dive podcast into our story of the week. This episode details how professors are responding to AI technology. Russell Chun, associate professor...

Macbride Hall is seen on Saturday Feb 24, 2018. (Katie Goodale/ The Daily Iowan)

UI Pentacrest Museums acquires Iowa Wesleyan University’s natural history collection

Avi Lapchick, Assistant Arts Editor August 21, 2023

Following the closure of Iowa Wesleyan University last spring, the University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums is now home to Iowa Wesleyan’s natural history collection, including thousands of insects...

Sebastian (left) and David (right) Jackowski sit inside the living room of Davids house on Linn Street on Monday, April 16. Their brother Kamil died last year at an out-of-state formal for his fraternity. April 30 marks the one-year anniversary of his death. Its not as much gloom and doom anymore as it is looking back on things we can celebrate and be happy about, which is a great feeling to have, David said. (Ben Allan Smith/The Daily Iowan)

Remembering Kamil Jackowski one year later

Grace Pateras, [email protected] April 17, 2018

People who knew Kamil Jackowski say he was a great friend, selfless, and a natural leader. He was handsome, and his smile could instantly change the mood in a room. That’s why when the 19-year-old...

Community members make their way into the Newman Catholic Community Center during a service for University of Iowa freshman Kamil Jackowski on  Tuesday, May, 2, 2017. Jackowski died Sunday morning at Sigma Chi’s formal at Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri. There will be a candle light vigil for Jackowski and Sean Wu, who died in April, tonight at 10 p.m. at the Iowa Memorial Union. (The Daily Iowan/Joseph Cress)

Sadness and the memory of a smile

The Newman Catholic Student Center was silent, other than the voice of a priest and the low, sporadic whirr of flickering candles — the air was thick with heartache for Kamil Jackowski, a UI freshman...

Photo courtesy of the Daily Herald.

Community shares Jackowski memories

Throughout the day Monday, memories of University of Iowa freshman Kamil Jackowski continued to circulate across social media within the UI and Iowa City community. In addition to a viral GoFundMe...

Iowa greek leaders announce alcohol ban

Iowa greek leaders announce alcohol ban

In light of a student death this weekend during a fraternity formal event in Lake of the Ozarks, University of Iowa greek leaders issued a statement banning all Panhellenic and Interfraternity Council...

Contributed photo via Kamil Jackowski GoFundMe

GoFundMe and more helps remember UI freshman

May 1, 2017

By Daily Iowan staff  [email protected] UPDATE (1:24pm): A petition to retire his high school football jersey, #1, has been circulating social media. Jackowski attended John Hersey High School...

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