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Practice officially started for the UI wrestling team in early October. File photo by Tim Schoon.
Published: 2014.10.22 | By Chris Brewer | 7:00 AM
Published: 2014.10.22
By Chris Brewer
7:00 AM
Goodbye cross trainers, hello wrestling shoes and head gear. The University of Iowa wrestling team opened the 2014-15 season with its first official practice Oct. 10, and more than one week into training the Hawkeyes unanimously agree, it's great to get into a mat routine. Story
 

Rolling out the welcome mat

two wrestlers on gold IOWA mat

Goodbye cross trainers, hello wrestling shoes and head gear. The University of Iowa wrestling team opened the 2014-15 season with its first official practice Oct. 10, and more than one week into training the Hawkeyes unanimously agree, it's great to get into a mat routine. Story

Pella girl, 11, to be Kid Captain when Iowa takes on Maryland

Marijka Michmershuizen portrait

University of Iowa Children's Hospital doctors diagnosed Marijka Michmershuizen with Job syndrome—an extremely rare immune disorder that causes skin rashes, respiratory infections, weak bones, and retention of baby teeth, among other things. Story

Gold and Black Take Me Back

Marching band in the homecoming parade.

University of Iowa fans and followers soaked in a tremendous atmosphere over the weekend for the 102nd edition of Homecoming on campus. Photo Feature

Brothers will be Kid Captains when Hawkeyes host Indiana for Homecoming

portrait of the three brothers standing outside

Researchers at UI Children’s Hospital determined three brothers in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, carried the same defective gene that would lead to arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy, a condition that causes fatty tissue to build up in the heart and can worsen heart function. Story

Iowa Now Minute - 10/2/14

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

UI prepares to celebrate Homecoming

UI homecoming parade

The University of Iowa is preparing to celebrate Homecoming Oct. 4-11. This year’s theme is “Gold and Black Take Me Back.” 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

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