DI’s 150th Anniversary

  • Once a DI editor, now a journalism influencer

    - Feb 19, 2018
    Neil Brown, the editor of the DI 1979-80, reflects on his time at the DI, an April Fool’s newspaper, and missing deadlines....Read More
  • A writer’s remembrance

    - Dec 11, 2017
    Writers Tennessee Williams, Flannery O’Connor, and Kurt Vonnegut all have ties to the University of Iowa. By Joshua Balicki joshua-Balicki@uiowa.edu When the Iowa Writers’ Workshop began in 1936, it was unlikely anyone expected it would amount...
  • A look back: The Hawkeyes and The Rose Bowl

    - Dec 7, 2017
    Iowa’s long relationship with the Rose Bowl can be summarized with hope and heartbreak. By Anna Kayser anna-kayser@uiowa.edu In light of Sunday’s bowl game announcements, and Iowa’s invitation to the Pinstripe Bowl in New York City...
  • At the front row of history with Politico’s Seung Min Kim

    - Nov 16, 2017
    We talked with Politico writer and former DI reporter Seung Min Kim on college highlights, lessons learned, and six years spent covering Congress. By Tessa Solomon tessa-solomon@uiowa.edu Politics is a singular energy in any newsroom. Reporters...
  • Three in 30: Iowa’s wins over Ohio State since 1987

    - Nov 3, 2017
    The Iowa football team has not had very good luck against Ohio State. Over the past 30 years, the Hawkeyes have taken the Buckeyes down in just three historic games. By Courtney Baumann courtney-baumann@uiowa.edu It is...
  • Covering a tragedy: the UI’s 1991 shooting

    - Nov 1, 2017
    26 years ago, five members of the University of Iowa community were killed in a shooting in Van Allen and Jessup Halls. Local journalists were there to navigate through the chaotic night in a time before...
  • Dottie Ray honored with discussion, nonprofit work

    - Oct 19, 2017
    Dottie Ray was honored this week with a panel discussion about her life and nonprofit work geared towards helping the community she loved.  By Brooklyn Draisey brooklyn-draisey@uiowa.edu  Dottie Ray was a humanitarian, trailblazer, radio-show host, and the first...

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