The Daily Iowan

Loh: Grad programs can learn from dentistry consolidations

MORGAN OLSEN

February 22, 2010

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While the East and West Campuses are divided by a river, both are finding new ways to operate in the face of budget cuts. In July 2009, most of the UI Hospital and Clinics’ family-dentistry program was moved from the hospital...

Cornucopia of diversity

MARLEEN LINARES

February 22, 2010

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For Shriya Anavkar, the UI Celebrating Cultural Diversity Festival was more than a chance to express her culture. At the Sunday festival, she and her husband stood behind a long black table embellished with beaded and wooden...

Hygienic Laboratory IDs salmonella

MITCHELL SCHMIDT

February 22, 2010

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Dressed in white lab coats and purple latex gloves, University of Iowa microbiologists worked laboriously to locate and identify some of the smallest organisms on the planet. Scientists at the UI Hygenic Laboratory search for...

Former UI band director dies

MITCHELL SCHMIDT

February 22, 2010

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Frank Piersol’s son remembers him as a man dedicated to his family, his friends, and his love for music. Piersol, a former UI band director, died Feb. 19. He was 98 years old. The former director of the Cedar Rapids Municipal...

Proposed bill could create charter schools

NORA HEATON

February 22, 2010

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School boards looking to chart a new course may have more options. If passed, a proposed state bill would create a state-sanctioned board to help create charter schools, public institutions with a niche educational focus in curriculum...

Drug-resistant bugs growing in number

SAM LANE

February 22, 2010

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For roughly two and a half years, the UI has been at the forefront of research into one of the most common pathogens affecting Americans. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is a pathogenic bacteria that can be seen in...

Spotlight Iowa City: 30 years of fighting sexual abuse in IC

MICHELLE HILLENBRAND

February 22, 2010

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Like many college students in Iowa City, Karla Miller spent the occasional night out with girlfriends. One of those seemingly simple nights, however, ended up changing her life forever. After a softball game, Miller’s friends...

Wrestling dismantles Wisconsin

J.T. BUGOS

February 22, 2010

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The Iowa wrestling team completed its second-consecutive undefeated regular season on Sunday. The Hawkeyes pounded No. 19 Wisconsin, 31-6, to earn their 61st-straight dual victory and capture their third-straight Big Ten regular-season...

AquaHawks finish ninth in Big Ten meet

MITCH SMITH

February 22, 2010

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On paper, it seems like just another ninth-place finish. But the Iowa women’s swimming and diving team accomplished much more over weekend at the Big Ten championships in West Lafayette, Ind. Despite finishing in the same...

GymHawks fall to Cyclones

ROBBIE LEHMAN

February 22, 2010

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In Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Sunday afternoon, the Iowa gymnastics team competed harder than it had all season by head coach Larissa Libby’s standards. Unfortunately for the Hawkeyes, it still was not enough. Iowa fell to No....

Tracksters prepare for Big Ten championships at Iowa Invite

MATT SCHOMMER

February 22, 2010

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Step 1: Dominate in the weekend’s Iowa Invitation. Check. Step 2? Perform in the Big Ten Championships on Feb. 27. In preparation, the weekend’s meet consisted of several local, low-key schools, such as St. Ambrose, Coe...

Women’s tennis downs Iowa State

JON FRANK

February 22, 2010

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The Iowa women’s tennis team continued its winning streak against Iowa State. The Hawkeyes (5-1) dominated the Cyclones (5-3), 7-0, at the Hawkeye Tennis & Recreation Complex on Sunday. The Hawkeyes showed their ability...