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University of Iowa hosts Refugees in the Heartland conference

Refugees from around the country are coming together at the University of Iowa to discuss, advocate and educate.


Regents Transparency Task Force to meet today for the first time

The nine-member transparency task force comprises representatives from Iowa's three regent universities, two representatives from the state legislature, and other officials.


Iowa City ‘Gateway Project’ plans draw public attention

A Thursday afternoon public presentation at Parkview Church drew praise and criticism for the nearly $33 million elevation and reconstruction project.


UI waste audit reveals increase in recycling

UI students and officials announced a decrease of waste from Burge and Daum residence halls.


Johnson County cyclist group proposes changes to bridge reconstruction

Think Bicycles of Johnson County hopes to make the Burlington Street bridge corridor safer for cyclists


Iowa City high schoolers petition to change Columbus Day to "Discovery Day"

Hoping to make Columbus Day a more inclusive, universal celebration, Rachel Rinehart of the Iowa City High School Student Senate has launched a campaign to change the holiday’s name to Discovery Day.


Todd Gitlin delivers annual UI journalism lecture

Young, aspiring journalists filled the seats of the lecture hall expecting to hear an inspiring speech about journalism – instead, students experienced a wake-up call about the problems with mainstream media.


Gerson at UI: Humanitarian aid the ‘exception’ to polarized politics

Michael Gerson visited the University of Iowa this week after the UI's ONE chapter one a national competition.


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