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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

Al Jarreau headlines Hancher's lineup for the Iowa Soul Festival

Al Jarreau

The University of Iowa’s Hancher is collaborating with both Summer of the Arts in Iowa City and Legion Arts in Cedar Rapids to present a full evening of entertainment on Friday, Sept. 19, during the Iowa Soul Festival. Story

Achievements: UI faculty, staff, students, and alumni making news

University staff, faculty, students, and alumni are accomplishing great things every day. See who's making news with awards, publications, promotion and tenure, and more. Story

Old Gold: Studying the cosmos from campus

Early 1900s photo of campus observatory building

Before an observatory was placed atop Van Allen Hall in the 1960s, students had opportunities to view the night sky from a number of locations you might not have known about. Story

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

Events celebrate book exploring life, pioneering work of Hans Albert Einstein

Three upcoming events will celebrate the publication of a new book by Robert Ettema and Cornelia F. Mutel, exploring the life and work of Hans Albert Einstein, a 20th-century pioneer in the field of river engineering. 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

Recent deaths

Death notices for current and retired UI employees. Links to online obituaries provided when available. 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


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