#The University Of Iowa

Congress & Courtskentuckytoday.com

EXPLAINER: Federal Court strikes down discrimination against religious student groups on college campus

In a unanimous decision, the federal court for the 8th Circuit held that administrators at the University of Iowa are violating the First Amendment by removing Christian, Muslim, and Sikh student organizations for choosing student leaders who share the group’s mission and values. The court’s ruling of InterVarsity v. University of Iowa follows a series of recent decisions that uphold the First Amendment’s free exercise clause and specifically rejects skewed applications of anti-discrimination policies based on a leader’s viewpoints.
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Louisville, KYkentuckytoday.com

Court ruling comes at ‘opportune time’ for campus ministries

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A court decision hailed as a religious liberty victory is being applauded by Kentucky Baptist leaders in campus ministry. A July 16 unanimous decision by the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals determined that the University of Iowa violated the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution when it discriminated against the InterVarsity Christian Fellowship chapter by kicking it off campus.
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Iowa City, IAQuad-Cities Times

Stecklein paves Spartans' path to Class 4A state championship

IOWA CITY — Before Derek Stecklein’s arrival, the Pleasant Valley High School baseball program was very pedestrian. They had been to the state tournament only twice in a 38-year span. They had multiple sub-.500 seasons in the last decade and often finished in the bottom half of the Mississippi Athletic Conference.
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Cory's Corner: Thanks For The Honesty Aaron

I’ve been saying for a while that all I wanted was honesty. And that’s exactly what Aaron Rodgers has given us ever since coming to training camp. He was at the dais on Wednesday when he was asked what this was all about. That’s when an avalanche of feelings just came pouring out.
Combat SportsWaterloo Cedar-Falls Courier


Thomas Gilman is a professional. And he’s laser focused on doing his job. The task at hand? Winning an Olympic gold medal in freestyle wrestling. The Iowa native and three-time All-American for the Iowa Hawkeyes is ready to pursue a lifelong dream when he competes at the Olympic Games on Wednesday in Tokyo, Japan.
Public HealthKCJJ

UI encourages students, employees to get vaccinated before returning to campus

The University of Iowa is encouraging returning students and employees to get vaccinated before returning to campus. The school issued its first COVID-19 update in almost two months earlier this week ahead of off-campus students moving into new apartments starting today. The release notes that students can still get fully vaccinated before the start of classes on August 23rd. Free vaccinations are available to UI students through Student Health at 319-335-8394. UI employees can set up an appointment by emailing employee-health@uiowa.edu or calling 319-356-3631, Option 3. The web site vaccines.gov also has information on how to receive vaccinations.
Normal, ILPantagraph

15 YEARS AGO: Ricky Angel scores five runs as Twin City Stars romp

5 years ago (2016): Horatio Acosta allowed one run and three this in 6⅓ innings to spark the Normal CornBelters to a 3-1 victory over Lake Erie before a crowd of 1,946 at the Corn Crib. Acosta raised his record to 6-2 and lowered his ERA to 3.27 in his 21st appearance and seventh start of the season.
Iowa Stateswimswam.com

Mona Groteguth-Garcia Named Assistant Coach At Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa – Mona Groteguth-Garcia has been named an assistant coach with the University of Iowa women’s swimming & diving program, it was announced Friday by head coach Nathan Mundt. Groteguth-Garcia will also serve as the Hawkeyes’ recruiting coordinator. “We are excited to have Mona join the Hawkeye swimming...
Greene County, IAraccoonvalleyradio.com

Bigfoot Monologues this Weekend by Community Players of Greene County

The Community Players of Greene County are once again going to perform its summer show this weekend. The first showing of “The Bigfoot Monologues” will be today at the Rippey Sesquicentennial +1 event in front of the library at 2pm. The second performance will take place tomorrow at 1pm outside of the Scranton Community Center.
Iowa City, IAweareiowa.com

Johnston Dragons beat Ankeny 5-0 in Class 4A baseball semifinals

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Local 5 Sports Director Jon Schaeffer was out at the University of Iowa's Duane Banks Field to watch the games. Here are the scores for Friday and the schedule for Saturday's championship games. Friday, July 30. Class 3A Semifinals. Marion 9, Central DeWitt 2 (BOX SCORE)
Erie, PAerienewsnow.com

Jovon Johnson Signs on as Erie News Now Sports Contributor

Former football player Jovon Johnson is joining the Erie News Now team as a sports contributor. He will appear on WICU and WSEE during this season's football coverage. Johnson is an Erie native and played football at Mercyhurst Prep and the University of Iowa. He joined the Pittsburgh Steelers for...
Park Rapids, MNPark Rapids Enterprise

Steve Carlson plays Noon Hour Concert

Pianist Steve Carlson will perform from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 5 at Calvary Lutheran Church in Park Rapids. A member of the Bemidji State University music department since 2006, Carlson is a versatile soloist and chamber musician who has performed at many colleges and festivals throughout the U.S. and Canada. He previously taught at Coker College in Hartsville, S.C., the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff, Gustavus Adolphus College and St. Joseph’s School of Music in St. Paul.
Lubbock, TXfox34.com

Three athletes with South Plains ties advance to gold medal finals in Tokyo

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - As the Olympic Games traditionally turns its attention away from the swimming pool to the track, three area athletes have already clinched the chance to compete for a medal. For distance runner Benard Keter and shot put thrower Jessica Ramsey, the opportunity came in the closing moments of their first competition.

Is a Four-Day Week the Future of Work?

Kickstarter Chief Executive Aziz Hasan had to embrace remote work during the initial stage of the pandemic. Now this boss wants to reward employees who stuck around with a new perk: the four-day workweek. Starting next year the Brooklyn crowdfunding company plans to allow its employees to clock eight fewer...