The Daily Iowan

Regents, legislators to meet over sabbaticals

SAM LANE

December 14, 2010

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One member of the state Board of Regents plans to meet with elected officials later this week to discuss a legislative backlash following the regents' decision to approve all 95 requested sabbaticals for the three state universities. Repubican...

Students take time to thank profs

MAX FREUND

December 14, 2010

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Diana Dang took a moment out of her busy finals schedule to say thank-you. And while her note took only a few minutes to write, it meant the world to her teacher. "I did not know that she appreciated [my teaching] that...

UI differs in Big Ten teaching assistant scholarship

ARIANA WITT

December 14, 2010

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University of Iowa graduate student Jeremy Reed said he was "caught off guard" by the amount of tuition he was expected to pay in the College of Education even with the graduate tuition scholarship offered to him. The...

Registrar predicts future testing issues

ALICIA KRAMME

December 14, 2010

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The influx of freshmen at the University of Iowa this semester has contributed to more finals being split into different rooms, more proctors needed, and a more expensive finals week. UI Registrar Larry Lockwood said the changes...

City and UI to continue teaming up against alcohol

HAYLEY BRUCE

December 14, 2010

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The night Iowa City voters upheld the 21-ordinance, city officials, university administrators, and bar owners had a similar message: They would continue to work together. And though University of Iowa officials said they are...

Spotlight: Graduating senior has eyes on Africa

LAURA WILLIS

December 14, 2010

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As a child, Courtney Hageman became used to her father's monthly work trips. During her freshman year of high school, the eye specialist took Courtney with him to Europe. While her father gave lectures about macular degeneration,...

Three Iowa City residents arrested on drug charges

DI STAFF

December 14, 2010

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Authorities have arrested three Iowa City residents on drug-related charges. Robin Svec, 25, and Eric Conrad, 26, both of 727 E. Washington St., were charged Sunday with keeping a drug house and possession of a controlled substance....

Hampton to transfer, Robinson won’t make bowl trip

SCOTT MILLER

December 14, 2010

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Sophomore running back Jewel Hampton will leave the University of Iowa, and fellow sophomore Adam Robinson will not travel with the team to the Insight Bowl, head coach Kirk Ferentz announced Monday evening. "Jewel Hampton...

DJK addresses Hawkeye fans on Facebook

JORDAN GARRETSON

December 14, 2010

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Iowa senior wide receiver Derrell Johnson-Koulianos addressed a Facebook status update to "Hawkeyenation" late Monday night, presumably regarding his arrest on Dec. 7 on seven drug-related charges. "Hawkeyenation,...

Big Ten announces division names, trophies, unveils new logo

JORDAN GARRETSON

December 14, 2010

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The Big Ten announced Monday names for its two new football divisions and 18 trophies that will be awarded annually beginning next season. The conference also unveiled its new logo. The league's two divisions — whose teams...

World Champion athlete in GymHawks future

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

December 14, 2010

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Houry Gebeshian will travel 6,153 miles from Iowa City to Armenia over winter break. But that's not the only place the senior Iowa gymnast is going. With a possible opportunity to compete for Armenia in the 2011 World Gymnastics...

Cleaning the glass

SETH ROBERTS

December 14, 2010

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The Iowa men's basketball team is in a good spot right now. The Hawkeyes are sitting on a respectable 5-5 record. Considering Iowa's defensive lockdown of Northern Iowa and pair of 3-point losses, the team is arguably enjoying...