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Informatics major on the rise

MAX FREUND

November 8, 2010

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Every major field, from art to economics and geography or linguistics, hinges on data. And one major brings it all together: informatics. The University of Iowa started the program in 2007, and since then, it has seen enrollment...

UI veterans turn uniforms into art

ARIANA WITT

November 8, 2010

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William Klima clutched a tan, gritty sheet of paper bearing the Army green image of an angel perched above a soldier. "This is my release," Klima said. At the University of Iowa Center for the Book research and production...

UI sees quick turnover in admins

ALISON SULLIVAN

November 8, 2010

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In the past 30 years, six University of Iowa presidents and provosts have left to head other institutions — and for many, after a relatively short stint in Iowa City. Recent years have shown landing a top administrative role...

First class of REACH grads move to job market

DREW DAVIS

November 8, 2010

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Daniel Peters wants to sell Rolls-Royces. He's had internships at local car dealerships to see what the process is like and now works at a local Hy-Vee. It's his second time working at the store since he graduated from high...

Police arrest three for drugs after search

DI STAFF

November 8, 2010

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Police arrested three people after officers reportedly found drugs during a search of their home. Blair Eckhardt, 25, Michael Sammons, 31, and Todd Burzynski, 31, all of Iowa City, were charged with keeping a drug house, failing...

Man arrested for meth after fighting with bar staff

DI STAFF

November 8, 2010

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An Iowa City man was arrested for allegedly fighting with bar staff and possessing methamphetamine. Charles Phillips, 2709 Wayne Ave., was charged Nov. 5 with possession of a controlled substance, assault, and public intoxication. According...

Woman hit by truck near Rec Center

DI STAFF

November 8, 2010

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A woman was hit by a truck on the morning of Nov. 5 near the intersection of Madison and Burlington Streets, police said. After the accident, the woman, who has not been identified, was taken to the University of Iowa Hospitals...

Woman arrested for assault

DI STAFF

November 8, 2010

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A Tiffin woman has been arrested after she allegedly assaulted another woman. Amy Jenkins, 23, was charged Oct. 28 with assault causing bodily injury. According to police reports, Jenkins reportedly attacked the woman around...

Hawkeyes win despite red zone struggles

SCOTT MILLER

November 8, 2010

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — After Iowa's all-too-close 18-13 win over Indiana on Nov. 6, Kirk Ferentz uttered a word he doesn't say often: Finally. Finally, the Hawkeyes scored a touchdown. Finally, they put the Hoosiers away. Finally,...

Commentary: Never take a win for granted

JORDAN GARRETSON

November 8, 2010

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — When did we get to this point in college football? You know, that point where it wasn't impressive to many fans and media — or better yet, even OK — to simply escape with a hard-earned victory. OK,...

Men’s basketball smacks Illinois-Springfield

SETH ROBERTS

November 8, 2010

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Fran McCaffery's first game as Iowa's head coach won't show up in any stat lines once the season is over. It's a shame — there would be some pretty good numbers. The Iowa men's basketball team picked apart Illinois-Springfield...

Iowa’s high-scoring effort could become the rule, not the exception

IAN MARTIN

November 8, 2010

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All the stats from Sunday's exhibition game were unofficial, but Iowa basketball can officially be deemed fast. The Hawkeyes scored 111 points in their 45-point defeat of Division-II Illinois Springfield in Carver-Hawkeye Arena,...