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Published: 2014.07.15 | By Ben Hill and Kirk Murray | 10:08 AM
Published: 2014.07.15
By Ben Hill and Kirk Murray
10:08 AM
At the 2014 Indianapolis 500, one team raced for more than the checkered flag. "Racing for a Cure" tells the story of 1996 Indy 500 winner Buddy Lazier and his racing team's effort to promote the University of Iowa Wynn Institute for Vision Research. Video
 

Audio testing at Kinnick Stadium July 30-Aug. 9

Testing of the upgraded audio system at Kinnick Stadium will occur over the next couple of weeks. The new system will improve the sound quality within the stadium seating bowl. Story

Racing for a Cure

'Racing for a Cure' premiered July 11th on Big Ten Network.'Racing for a Cure' premiered on BTN Friday July 11th.

At the 2014 Indianapolis 500, one team raced for more than the checkered flag. "Racing for a Cure" tells the story of 1996 Indy 500 winner Buddy Lazier and his racing team's effort to promote the University of Iowa Wynn Institute for Vision Research. Video

'Racing for a Cure' airs July 11 on BTN Iowa Day

'Racing for a Cure' airs July 11th on Big Ten Network.'Racing for a Cure' will premiere on BTN Friday July 11th.

At the 2014 Indianapolis 500, one team raced for more than the checkered flag. "Racing for a Cure" tells the story of 1996 Indy 500 winner Buddy Lazier and his racing team's effort to promote the University of Iowa Wynn Institute for Vision Research. Video

Rantanen explains UI law graduate's role in Redskins case

Published
2014.06.18
Redskins football helmet

UI law professor Jason Rantanen explains that it was an Iowa law alumnus who came up with the legal strategy of canceling the Federal Trademark for the NFL's Washington Redskins. Story from: KGAN

KGAN

Without regret, 'Wiz' bids farewell

Larry Wieczorek being carried by athletes after winning the Big Ten championship

After 50 years of running in circles, University of Iowa'a director of track and field and cross country, Larry Wieczorek, has decided to "stop and see what else is going on." Story

Football academy raises $1 million for UI Children's Hospital

Published
2014.06.09
Iowa football player takes selfie with member of the Iowa Ladies Football Academy

A look inside the Iowa Ladies Football Academy, which has raised $1 million for children's health in its first four years. Story from: The Gazette

The Gazette

BTN announces UI programming as part of 'Summer Days'

BTN recently announced that today, Wednesday, June 11, will be the first of this summer’s two full days of Iowa programming as a part of “School Days.” Story

Branstad signs CyHawk proclamation

Published
2014.06.09
ISU and UI football players clash on the football field, wrestling for the ball.

Gov. Terry Branstad signed a proclamation declaring June 9 as Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Day to promote rivalry between the University of Iowa and Iowa State University and to remind people around the state about the importance of corn in everyday life. Story from: KGAN

KGAN

Herky on Parade artist is UI graduate, Muscatine native

Published
2014.05.29
Super Herky

Muscatine native Cody Ash says he enjoyed the artistic challenge of Herky on Parade: "They require a lot of different aspects including painting, sewing, and working with cardboard...It’s a lot of problem solving trying to figure out how to make accessories to scale.” Story from: Muscatine Journal

Muscatine Journal

Celebration of Life planned for Norm Parker

Norm Parker coaching

The University of Iowa Athletics Department will be holding a Norm Parker Celebration of Life service on Saturday, May 31 at Kinnick Stadium. The service, which is open to the public, will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. in the south end zone of Kinnick Stadium. Story

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