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UI student sees history unfold in Iran

MICHAEL DALE-STEIN

June 19, 2009

Filed under News

A car pulled up to a police checkpoint in Tehran, Iran. Machine guns pointed at the faces of the family within. Inside the vehicle, one Iranian-American UI student was directly confronted with the reverberations of the June 12...

Adjunct-faculty future unclear

HOLLY HINES

June 19, 2009

Filed under News

Serena Stier, who teaches a class in the School of Art and Art History, said she will face a 50 percent pay cut if she stays in her position. She may be forced to abandon a job she’s held for 14 years. Adjunct professors...

UI backs researchers’ disclosure on funds

ZHI XIONG

June 19, 2009

Filed under News

Two influential entities want university researchers to submit to tighter rules on disclosing external funding they receive, and UI officials lauded the effort to flush out potential conflicts of interest. In fact, they are ready...

UI choppers may get new home

CHRIS CLARK

June 19, 2009

Filed under News

UI Hospitals and Clinics officials hope a plan for a new helicopter hangar will do more than just provide a new facility. UI spokesman Tom Moore said the new hangar — located at the Iowa City Municipal Airport’s Aviation...

German grad program may go the way of the Berlin Wall

NICOLE KARLIS

June 19, 2009

Filed under News

Sprechen Sie Deutsch? Chances are if you don’t understand the question, you won’t any time soon. The UI’s foreign-language department has toyed with the idea of a two-year suspension of the German graduate programs. And even...

Medical world may face isotope shortage

ZHANRAN ZHAO

June 19, 2009

Filed under News

The Canadian government decided to shut down an Ontario nuclear plan in late May because of leaks in the piping. It catalyzed a shortage of a key element used in medical tests, an effect that has hit hospitals around the world...

Study finds disparities for ethnicities in health care

SCOTT RAYNOR

June 19, 2009

Filed under News

Iowa researchers found significant disparities in several aspects of children’s health-care between those who speak primarily Spanish and those who speak English. The results show a significant differences among white, Latino,...

Future frosh Printy shines again

AARON COOPER

June 19, 2009

Filed under Sports

Behind 37 points from incoming Iowa freshman Jaime Printy, Active Endeavors/McCurrys was able to defeat Coralville Hy-Vee on Thursday night in Game Time League action, 93-82. Printy was able to weave her way around defenders...

Incoming Hawk Nesbitt guides Game Time squad to win

ZACH CHRISWELL

June 19, 2009

Filed under Sports

L.L. Pelling/Cullen Painting took advantage of having the only future Iowa women’s basketball player on the court. Incoming freshman Trisha Nesbitt finished the game with 12 points, six assists, and four rebounds to help lead...

Gymnastics camp gaining in popularity

CLARK CAHILL

June 19, 2009

Filed under Sports

Even the boiling hot temperature and muggy atmosphere in the Field House North Gym could not keep participants from enjoying the annual Iowa Women’s Gymnastics Summer Camp. The nearly 75 girls who took part in the camp, held...

Columbia grad to run for Hawks

AARON COOPER

June 19, 2009

Filed under Sports

The Iowa women’s cross-country team will seek its fourth-consecutive NCAA appearance this fall, and it will have to do so after losing the top two runners from the NCAA-qualifying team that placed 24th last year. Departing...

With amendment, city stays productive on fighting fights

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

June 19, 2009

Filed under Opinions

We hope violent behavior in this city will become a distant memory as a result of efforts being made by the community to cut down on alcohol-fueled fights. The city and the community at large are making strides in the right...