The Daily Iowan

Regents delay tuition decision

EMILY BUSSE

December 2, 2009

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Members of the UI and Iowa City communities will have to wait another two months for the decision on any increases in tuition next year. Originally scheduled for next week’s state Board of Regents meeting, the regents deferred...

Mason to take budget questions

KATHRYN STINSON

December 2, 2009

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UI students will have their first chance to directly question UI administrators on budget issues, including tuition increases, and a $100 spring surcharge. In response to students’ concerns about the university’s budget crisis,...

Art with more than a touch of glass

CHRIS CURTLAND

December 2, 2009

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Seated behind a torch emitting a 12-inch jet of blue flame, David Albery held a tube of molten glass in one hand and a coloring rod in the other. The 31-year-old, donning a set of protective shades, began encircling the tube...

Council passes curfew for 2nd time

NICOLE KARLIS

December 2, 2009

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After two months of waiting, the juvenile curfew is back on the Iowa City City Council’s agenda — with a new amendment. After adding the amendment, which requires an annual review of any data related to the curfew, councilors...

UI jumps to folio fore

MITCHELL SCHMIDT

December 2, 2009

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A growing number of UI students can now highlight their academic work in one location and recieve input from faculty — all online. Three years ago, Information Technology Services staff members began testing several different...

Spotlight Iowa City: A stitch in time aids thousands

COURTNEY SPEARS

December 2, 2009

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Laura Aker never expected to help thousands of people with a pair of knitting needles. But then again, as her mother will say, the 27-year-old has never done anything like a normal person. Four knee surgeries between 2001 and...

IC joins towns in push for bar law

REGINA ZILBERMINTS

December 2, 2009

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Iowa City officials are joining eight other Iowa cities to encourage state legislators to hold bar owners responsible for what happens outside their doors. But the collection of bars that dominate downtown Iowa City and regularly...

Locals protest surge

ASHLEY OERMAN

December 2, 2009

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Holding pizza boxes and posters covered with antiwar rhetoric, UI students and Iowa City residents protested against President Obama’s decision to increase the number troops in Afghanistan Tuesday. Roughly 12 protesters stood...

Officials firm on research money

JOHN DOETKOTT

December 2, 2009

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UI officials are prepared to fight to protect research funding for faculty. The state Board of Regents recently asked the heads of the regent universities to conduct an exploratory conversation with faculty about either eliminating...

QuickCare expands with new east location

HOLLY HINES

December 2, 2009

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Staff at the UI QuickCare facility in the University Capitol Centre have been busy, seeing up to 80 patients a day. But those who need health care at irregular times or without an appointment now have a new option: UI QuickCare...

UI aims some high-tech at prospective students

SHANE ERSLAND

December 2, 2009

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As the UI aims to attract more students, a new program may help the university reach prospective students outside its normal target market. ConnectEDU, a web-based technology firm, named the UI as one of 21 new colleges to sign...

Weinberg gives up psychology license

DI STAFF

December 2, 2009

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A former Iowa City psychologist currently in prison on charges of possession of child pornography voluntarily surrendered his license to practice psychology. Howard Weinberg, 61, waived his right to a hearing before the Iowa...