The Daily Iowan

Provost candidates to be announced soon

NINA EARNEST

April 14, 2011

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Candidates for the University of Iowa’s provost position will begin visiting campus within “a week or so,” UI President Sally Mason told the Staff Council at its meeting Wednesday. The announcement came in response to a...

Mason: UI must keep up in faculty pay

ALISON SULLIVAN

April 14, 2011

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The University of Iowa will have to work harder to remain competitive in hiring and attracting top employees, UI President Sally Mason said on Wednesday. Though all three of Iowa’s regents schools saw increases in their faculty’s...

Zombie game stopped after player gets hit by car

HAYLEY BRUCE

April 14, 2011

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The RiverFest-hosted game of “Humans vs. Zombies” came to a halt Tuesday after one of the players collided with a car. Details on the Iowa City police’s daily activity log indicate a pedestrian collided with a vehicle at...

Coral Ridge “mall walkers” a close, active group

KATIE HEINE

April 14, 2011

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Mary Boyd Doehrmann clutched the hand of her husband of three years, Marv, as they entered the Coral Ridge Mall. And she didn’t let go for a second until the couple completed their 45-minute walk. The 84-year-old began “ma...

Outgoing UI seniors hear advice at Last Lecture

KATIE HEINE

April 14, 2011

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Jumping cows may sound silly, but Ken Brown wanted students to see it as something meaningful. The associate professor in the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business told a group of UI seniors Tuesday night a story of a...

National experts examine U.S. deficit at UI

SARAH BULMER

April 14, 2011

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About $14,272,993,603,000 and counting. That’s the U.S. national debt. It’s a rapidly growing number, and with that growth, the question of what should be done to reverse the trend of the nation’s debt has grown from whisper...

Despite fund shift, legal office flourishes

JON FRANK

April 14, 2011

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As funds from the University of Iowa Student Services Office are eliminated from the Student Legal Services’ budget, student-government organizations said they are unable to pick up the slack. Despite the funding decrease from...

Jurors deliberate in attempted murder trial

MICHELLE MCCONNAUGHEY

April 14, 2011

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After four hours of deliberation, jurors had not decided whether Gregory Phillips meant to kill his landlord when he walked into the office with a loaded gun. Phillips, 57, is charged with attempted murder and going armed with...

Moped boom causes parking issues for city

EMILY HOERNER

April 14, 2011

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The many moped riders in town could soon have a greater selection of parking thanks to a city effort to free up overcrowded bike racks. The City of Iowa City has received complaints from bikers who say too many people are overcrowding...

Spotlight: Finding joy in lending a helping hand

ALISON SULLIVAN

April 14, 2011

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Emily Nefzger doesn’t think shuffling down the aisles of a grocery store is a mundane chore. Through her work helping a young disabled man, the University of Iowa student has witnessed the thrill of grabbing a jug of milk or...

Norm Parker a model of determination

JORDAN GARRETSON

April 14, 2011

Filed under Sports

Norm Parker’s most revealing moment Wednesday didn’t have anything to do with football. Aided by a cane, the 69-year-old Iowa defensive coordinator slowly strolled into the players’ auditorium at the Hayden Fry Football Compl...

Details released of Iowa football player’s accident

J.T. BUGOS

April 14, 2011

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Iowa offensive lineman Dan Heiar was trapped in his vehicle for more than an hour after a single-vehicle crash near West Branch, according to a report in the Des Moines Register. State Patrol Trooper Matt Costello’s investig...