Six days after he bolted from the University of Iowa's Research Park, the Richard Kimble of barnyard animals — William the Goat, as he's been nicknamed — remains at large, with law enforcement reporting a couple of near apprehensions.
One veterinary science expert, meanwhile, said Thursday that goats can survive for long periods of time in the wild, possibly even years, meaning the escapee could be well-equipped to fend for himself.
Coralville Police Chief Barry Bedford said while his officers are not actively searching for the research goat, they have been responding to reported sightings. Bedford said the goat — named William by his department on the "Wanted" poster it's circulated on social media — has evaded capture at least twice this week.
IOWA CITY — An 85-year-old, 21-bedroom house originally used by a University of Iowa fraternity but later converted to an assisted living facility could revert to its roots if Iowa City staffers exempt it from updated parking standards.
The 6,500-square-foot property that sits adjacent other fraternity houses at 716 North Dubuque St. provides just two actual parking spaces — with potential for up to four vehicles, according to Sarah Walz, assistant transportation planner for Iowa City.
For resident, undergradute students, tuition is on the up for the first time since the 2011-2012 academic year.
While the state Board of Regents unanimously approved increases in tuition for University of Iowa students next year, regents expressed the need for alternate solutions as state funding dwindles.
Food brings people together, especially at Thanksgiving.
The University of Iowa Center for Diversity and Enrichment, the Provost’s Office, and the International Student and Scholar Services will sponsor this year’s Harvest Dinner from 3 to 5 p.m. at Old Brick, 26 E. Market St., on Nov 26.
IOWA CITY — The tough issue of racism on campus has taken center stage on college campuses across the country of late. This has most recently showed up at the University of Missouri and Yale University, but earlier this year there were controversies involving racial sensitivity at the University of Iowa and Iowa State University.
More than 100 cases — and spreading.
With no end in sight for the University of Iowa’s mumps outbreak, health officials will offer free measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines this week.
Members of the campus community spoke out as a new era was ushered in.
Protesters gathered on the Pentacrest to voice their disapproval of the state Board of Regents’ decision to hire Bruce Harreld, who went on the clock Monday as the University of Iowa president.
Bruce Harreld is finally on the clock.
After two months of intrigue and controversy, the former business consultant is settling into Jessup Hall as the 21st president of the University of Iowa.
One regent believes the board may have “dropped the ball.”
Regent Subhash Sahai made the comment at Thursday’s state Board of Regents meeting in reference to the search process behind the selection of Bruce Harreld to succeed Sally Mason as president of the University of Iowa.
“Hey, hey, ho, ho, the Board of Regents has to go,” was the chant heard echoing throughout an overflowing IMU Main Lounge as the regents looked away.
The rally was organized by a new organization called Iowans Defending Our Universities.