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UI looks to help int’l students find jobs

RISHABH R. JAIN

September 14, 2011

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University of Iowa departments are teaming up to improve job opportunities for international students. And with a record number of international students at the university this fall, students said they’re happy to have more...

Noise complaints flood Iowa City police after on-campus concert

MELISSA DAWKINS

September 14, 2011

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In light of concerns raised by Iowa City community members, University of Iowa and Iowa City officials intend to re-evaluate policies on noise. Iowa City officials received 20 noise complaints about the UI’s Aug. 20 concert...

Mason: Growing enrollment will soothe dwindling state support

KRISTEN EAST

September 14, 2011

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University of Iowa President Sally Mason lauded campus flood recovery and talked about rising tuition during her State of theUniversity address on Tuesday night. Mason told UI student leaders the university will continue to...

Iowa City school board election yields near-record turnout

JORDYN REILAND

September 14, 2011

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Only one incumbent School Board member will return to the Iowa City School Board following Tuesday’s election, which brought a near-record number of voters to polls in Johnson County. Johnson County Auditor Tom Slockett said...

Hawkeye Marching Band director loves Big Ten

BEN SCHUFF

September 14, 2011

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A framed poster titled “Bands of the Big Ten” hangs on the wall in Kevin Kastens’ office. The poster features photos of Big Ten bands in their signature formations — the Hawkeye Marching Band spelling “Hawks,” Michigan’s...

University Heights residents call for vote on development

JANET LAWLER

September 14, 2011

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Development controversy in University Heights continued to broil Tuesday night over development issues with One University Place and the Tax Increment Financing plan Maxwell Construction wants to fund the development. Residents...

Iowa City spending $15,000 on downtown survey

JENNY EARL

September 14, 2011

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A community survey is the most recent step in Iowa City officials’ data collecting to improve the downtown area. The survey is designed to allow community members, faculty, staff, and students to provide input on what retail...

Hawks Nest presents mission statement

DI STAFF

September 14, 2011

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The Hawks Nest collaborated with at least nine of the 12 Big Ten schools this summer to adopt the new Big Ten mission statement. More than 50 delegates attended the conference in the summer to produce the document, which was...

Faculty Senate OKs Anti-Retaliation Policy

DI STAFF

September 14, 2011

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UI officials voted on and approved faculty and Senate committee replacements as well as updates to the Anti-Retaliation Policy during Tuesday’s first Faculty Senate meeting of the semester. Kevin Ward, the UI assistant vice...

Faculty Senate discusses tenure revision

DI STAFF

September 14, 2011

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During the University of Iowa’s Faculty Senate meeting Tuesday, officials discussed revisions to the Tenure-Clock Extension Policy. The Faculty Council made suggestions to changes proposed Aug. 30 in a Faculty Council meeting,...

Police: IC man assaulted 14-year-old

DI STAFF

September 14, 2011

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Iowa City police arrested a local man after he allegedly assaulted a 14-year old-boy. Curtis Kemp, 44, 1100 Arthur St. Apt. M8, was charged Monday with assault causing bodily injury. Kemp allegedly argued with his wife’s...

Iowa man fails to register address

DI STAFF

September 14, 2011

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Johnson County deputies charged an Iowa man after he allegedly failed to register his address as a sex-offender. Duane McBroom, 60, Oxford, Iowa, was charged Monday with sex-offender-registration violation. He allegedly failed...