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College of Law set to offer course on health-care reform

ARIANA WITT

April 15, 2010

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Second-year University of Iowa College of Law student Ned Brasington wants to know more about the recent health-care reform legislation. So he’s going to take a class at the UIabout it. “I’m interested in learning about...

Mason discusses 21-ordinance, diversity

DI STAFF

April 15, 2010

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DI: How will the UI prepare for the 21 ordinance now that it is passed? Mason: We’ve got quite a series of plans, obviously. Everything from making certain that we have more activities for students — late night on weekend...

Volunteers aid international students as tax day nears

NORA HEATON

April 15, 2010

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Juan Pang doesn’t usually ask a person’s income the first time they meet. It can be considered crass, even rude. But with the University of Iowa international students coming into the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance workshop, the ...

Law holding bar owners accountable for outside crime tricky in Iowa City

HOLLY HINES

April 15, 2010

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Some officials say enforcing newly signed legislation that holds bar owners accountable for illegal activity outside their businesses could be difficult in Iowa City, which has a high density of bars downtown. The bill, which...

UI professor recognized for work on water

JOSEPH BELK

April 15, 2010

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A University of Iowa engineering professor will be the recipient of a prestigious national award for excellence in water research. The National Water Research Institute will announce next week that Professor Jerald Schnoor is th...

Second diversity officer candidate emphasizes cohesiveness

MITCHELL SCHMIDT

April 15, 2010

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Striving to increase diversity is nothing new to Eveadean Myers, the second candidate for the University of Iowa’s chief diversity officer position. Myers, who is the vice president for equity, diversity, and global outreach...

UI looks to enhance study of aging, ‘brain drain’

SAM LANE

April 15, 2010

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From the sweeping cornfields of Iowa to Minnesota’s lakes to the rolling prairies of the Dakotas, populations across the Midwest have at least one thing in common: They’re getting older. As the disappearance of young people...

Iowa State University student’s death likely caused by meningitis

MICHELLE HILLENBRAND

April 15, 2010

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After the death of Iowa State University student Travis James Good on Tuesday was linked to bacterial meningitis, University of Iowa officials said students worried about the disease can consider getting a meningitis vaccine. “That’s...

Staff Council executives want unified voice

LISA BRAHM

April 15, 2010

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Newly elected University of Iowa Staff Council executives said they hope to reshape the group, making it more prevalent on campus and promoting a unified voice. The council elected four at-large members to its Staff Council Executive...

Spotlight Iowa City: A helping hand for local education

KELLIE PETERSEN

April 15, 2010

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Sarah Richardson’s lifetime love of learning is not limited to personal education. While the 47-year-old has furthered her own knowledge by taking classes in Ancient Greek at the University of Iowa, the majority of her educational...

McCaffery: ‘I have to engage the students. I have to go to them’

SCOTT MILLER

April 15, 2010

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The Daily Iowan: How have these two weeks been since you’ve been hired? Fran McCaffery: It has been very busy, as you can imagine, on a lot of different fronts. With regard to the players we have, that’s a priority — t...

Men’s gymnastics psyched for NCAA qualifier

NICK GANS

April 15, 2010

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The gymnasts are healthy. The lineups are set. Practice is over, and the most important meet of the year is here. The Iowa men’s gymnastics team has set its sights on one target: to show the country that the Hawkeyes are this...