The Daily Iowan

UI flood recovery projects face more delays

ALLIE WRIGHT

September 16, 2011

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Sorry, class of 2013, but you won't be able to see the IMU ground floor after all. According to data released Thursday by the state Board of Regents, the expected completion date of reconstruction or replacement of six flood-damaged...

UI, Iowa City help clean up Melrose on gamedays

JANET LAWLER

September 16, 2011

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Iowa City is teaming up with the University of Iowa to clean up after football tailgating on Melrose Avenue. The UI's Extend the Dream Foundation — which employs persons with disabilities in part-time jobs — has partnered...

Tuition jumps at state’s community colleges

KRISTEN EAST

September 16, 2011

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Iowa's community colleges are charging more than ever for tuition and fees at the same time state aid for students is shrinking. Community college tuition and mandatory fees in Iowa increased by 5.95 percent this year, according...

Hawk apparel supports labor group Alta Gracia

ERIC MOORE

September 16, 2011

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Buy a Hawkeye shirt, help support workers' rights. Alta Gracia, a clothing line that emphasizes workers' rights, aims to do just that. The clothes are made by workers in Villa Altagracia, a municipality in the Dominican Republic,...

Women voters to host constitution lectures

ASMAA ELKEURTI

September 16, 2011

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Delaware Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell asked in a fall 2010 debate where separation of church and state was in the U.S. Constitution. The Republican faced criticism for the comment, but local resident Dawn Suter admits...

Working Group uses words to advocate change

HANNAH KRAMER

September 16, 2011

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Following the theme of the back-to-school season, the Working Group Theatre will present a performance of show-and-tell schoolhouse storytelling to the community this weekend. The core members of Working Group, joined by house...

UI employee helps put projects into space

JORDAN MONTGOMERY

September 16, 2011

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Sharon Kutcher has worked on countless projects over the years that have helped researchers across the country put their projects into space. Kutcher has been employed at the University of Iowa since the 1970s, and she is a longtime...

Johnson County supervisors OK rural sirens

DI STAFF

September 16, 2011

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The Johnson County Board of Supervisors agreed to move forward with the proposal to fund emergency sirens in rural areas as part of the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program application. Supervisor Rod Sullivan said he is excited about...

Regents’ universities request $600 million plus

DI STAFF

September 16, 2011

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The state Board of Regents' universities are requesting more than $621 million in operating appropriations for fiscal 2013. According the appropriations request — which was released Thursday as part of the regents' agenda for...

Many UIPD alcohol charges involve non-students

DI STAFF

September 16, 2011

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Nearly half of the alcohol-related charges doled out so far this year by the University of Iowa police have been given to nonstudents. According to a quarterly state Board of Regents crime-statistics report, police issued 443...

UI wants to name Carver addition

DI STAFF

September 16, 2011

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University of Iowa officials are requesting to name the new addition to Carver-Hawkeye Arena the "Dale and Marilyn Howard Family Pavilion." The request is in recognition of a $5 million the Howards presented to support...

UI wants to terminate nursing master’s program

DI STAFF

September 16, 2011

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University of Iowa officials have requested permission to terminate the master's program in Nursing and Health-Care Practice in the College of Nursing. Released Thursday as part of the state Board of Regents' agenda for its meeting...