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Steve Houghton has retired as men's tennis coach at Iowa after a 33-year career. Photos courtesy of UI Athletics.
Published: 2014.09.22 | By Chris Brewer | 10:20 AM
Published: 2014.09.22
By Chris Brewer
10:20 AM
One December day in 1981, University of Iowa alumnus Steve Houghton had a decision to make—Coach Houghton or Dr. Houghton? Which would it be? Story
 

Marion, Iowa, boy will be Kid Captain when Hawkeyes take on Purdue Sept. 27

Matthew McCarthy

Kid Captain Matthew McCarthy of Marion, Iowa, had a cold, and the virus from the cold activated his immune system, which mistakenly attacked the myelin in his spinal cord, resulting in messages not being carried to and from the brain properly. McCarthy receives all of his primary care at UI Children’s Hospital. Story

UI students develop app to track high school alma mater sports teams

Published
2014.09.18
A person uses a hand held mobile device to search for a sports score

Two University of Iowa students have developed an app that helps people track the scores of their high school alma mater's sports teams. Story from: Silicon Prairie News

Silicon Prairie News

Coach beats doctor, grandpa beats coach

Steve Houghton coaching

One December day in 1981, University of Iowa alumnus Steve Houghton had a decision to make—Coach Houghton or Dr. Houghton? Which would it be? Story

Cedar Falls girl to be honorary Kid Captain when Hawkeyes take on Pittsburgh

portrait of Margaret Schafer

When Margaret Schafer was 11, she started experiencing severe pain in her legs, hips, and shoulders. Her local physician thought it was just growing pains, but Margaret’s parents, Ben and Amy, worried the problem was more serious. Story

Cy-Hawk series game ball arrives in Iowa City

Group photo by the Nile Kinnick statue.

Before the Cy-Hawk football series kicked off Saturday afternoon, the University of Iowa Army ROTC cadets carried the game ball into the Beat State Week Pep Rally. Photo Feature

Dickerson receives Patriot Award from PGA of America

Headshot of Jim Dickerson.

Finkbine Golf Course and Blue Top Ridge Golf Course's Jim Dickerson has been named the 2014 Patriot Award recipient by the PGA of America. Story

Iowa Now Minute - 9/11/14

Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life

"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday in Iowa Now. Video

Army ROTC annual Game Ball Run enters 27th year

UI ROTC running the ISU v UI game ball

Students, faculty, and fans are invited to cheer on the University of Iowa Army ROTC cadets during the final leg of the 27th annual Army ROTC Annual Game Ball Run during the Beat State Pep Rally on Friday, Sept. 12, on the Pentacrest. Story

Ankeny girl, 10, is Kid Captain when Hawkeyes host Iowa State

Faith LeMaster

Faith LeMaster has a smile that lights up a room. Despite the many health challenges she has endured throughout her life, this 10-year-old has never let tough times dim that smile. Story

DeWitt boy to be Kid Captain when Hawkeyes host Ball State

Joseph Burken

Joseph Burken of DeWitt, Iowa, was diagnosed with an astrocytoma, a cancerous tumor in the center of his brain. He also had hydrocephalus—a buildup of fluid inside the skull that leads to brain swelling. Burken will be the Kid Captain Saturday when the Hawkeyes face Ball State in Kinnick. Story

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