The Daily Iowan

UI suspends two programs to increase other sabbaticals

NINA EARNEST

May 13, 2011

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University of Iowa officials decided to suspend two faculty grant programs for the third-straight year in order to increase other sabbatical awards for the 2012-13 academic year. UI Associate Provost for Faculty Tom Rice sent...

Kinnick to get more security cameras

MADISON BENNETT

May 13, 2011

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University of Iowa public-safety officials are planning to add more surveillance cameras to Kinnick Stadium. But they're still determining how many to add, where they would be placed, and when to add them. The cameras should...

Film focuses on bullying

ALISON SULLIVAN

May 13, 2011

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Bullying happens, and it can occur anywhere. In front of a room of roughly 30 people, 17-year-old Alexandra Tamerius described the time a close male friend wore a dress to school as an experiment to see how students would react. Tamerius...

Roosevelt to celebrate 80th anniversary

MARY HARRINGTON

May 13, 2011

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When Sarah Parker remembers her years at Roosevelt Elementary, she speaks of them as if her first day of school in 1941 was but a week ago. She flips through the pages of a crayon-colored picture book she created in kindergarten, remember...

Students go backstage at Bon Jovi

KATIE HEINE

May 13, 2011

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DESMOINES— Kelli Sullens may be "livin' on a prayer" today as she takes her last final exam for an entrepreneurial course. Because instead of cramming for the exam Thursday, Sullens and five other University of...

2010-2011: Year in review

DI STAFF

May 13, 2011

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UI holds on to Pollock painting Amid protests from students and University of Iowa officials, a state legislator withdrew a bill in February that would have required the UI to sell Mural, its famous Jackson Pollock painting. Worth...

UI, city want to cooperate on downtown

ALISON SULLIVAN

May 13, 2011

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University of Iowa and Iowa City officials said they want to collaborate in attracting more college-centered retailers to downtown. On May 17, Iowa City city councilors are scheduled to discuss whether they'll hire John Millar,...

Natalie Ginty to appear on Glenn Beck’s show

DI STAFF

May 13, 2011

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University of Iowa junior Natalie Ginty, the chairwoman of Iowa College Republicans, will appear on Glenn Beck's TV show today at 4 p.m., barring any breaking news, she said. Ginty and several students from around the country...

Branstad signs open record bill

DI STAFF

May 13, 2011

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Gov. Terry Branstad signed a bill on Thursday that will set forth penalties for government agencies that violate open-record and public-meeting laws. Under the law, a governmental body must give notice of the time, date, and...

City to vote on First Ave. construction project

DI STAFF

May 13, 2011

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The Iowa City City Council will vote on a resolution May 17 that will authorize the acquisition of property necessary for the construction of the First Avenue Grade Separation and Drainage Project, according to a letter from Ron...

City may ban tables downtown

DI STAFF

May 13, 2011

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The Iowa City City Council will discuss a memorandum at its work session May 16 regarding the prohibition of tables set up on the Pedestrian Mall. Assistant City Manager Dale Helling and administrative assistant Kathi Johansen...

Man charged with burglary, going armed

DI STAFF

May 13, 2011

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Iowa City police arrested a Coralville man after he allegedly tried to steal money from a woman's purse. Christopher Strickland, 26, was charged Wednesday with third-degree burglary and going armed with intent. Complaints said...