University of Iowa

University of Iowa’s Dance Marathon 28 pushes all-time total raised over $33 million

Alex Movall of Schaller and Samantha Lalone of Storm Lake and more than 900 current University of Iowa students participated in the 28th annual student-led Dance Marathon, generating more than $1.3 million for the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital. The final tally raised by the students was $1,361,184.28, a total which pushed the amount of support generated by […]

College of Nursing White Coat

More than 80 University of Iowa bachelor of science in nursing students celebrated a significant personal milestone when they participated in the UI College of Nursing’s biannual white coat ceremony. Area students include: Elizabeth Lenhart and Alondra Ramirez of Storm Lake. The donning of the white coat symbolizes a nursing student’s transition to clinical nursing course work and live patient […]

Iowans are invited to COVID-19 vaccine information sessions

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, the Iowa Department of Public Health and University of Iowa are partnering to host an information sessions about the COVID-19 vaccine in April. The session will provide a virtual forum for Iowans to learn about the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines and have an opportunity to ask questions of experts in medicine and […]

Storm Lake’s McKrina Lopez works to keep community during Covid

When your main pitch to students is that you provide a “home away from home,” what do you do when your physical space is unavailable due to a pandemic? That has been one of the biggest challenges facing University of Iowa staff in Multicultural and International Student Support and Engagement (MISSE) as COVID-19 safety guidelines have kept its four cultural […]

Iowa Organic Conference goes virtual

The 20th Annual Iowa Organic Conference will be held virtually this year on Monday, Nov. 23, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., in keeping with COVID-19 regulations. A half-day of exciting synchronous presentations and interactions with industry experts will take the place of the normal meeting. Participants can register for the event at and be provided log-in instructions for participating that […]