The Daily Iowan

Iowa state Board of Regents proposes 2013-14 tuition freeze

STACEY MURRAY

September 13, 2012

Filed under News

AMES — The state Board of Regents on Wednesday called on the presidents from Iowa’s three regent universities to freeze undergraduate resident tuition for the 2013-14 academic year. Although the tuition rates won’t...

Forbes at UI: In tough economy, graduates must ‘hustle’

SAM LANE

September 13, 2012

Filed under News

Media mogul and former presidential hopeful Steve Forbes said students graduating from college this year will be forced to work harder than those before them. “They’re going to have to hustle more than their predecessors,”...

Regents discuss possible alternative to tuition set asides

STACEY MURRAY

September 13, 2012

Filed under News

AMES — The Iowa state Board of Regents plans to request $39.5 million for a new system of financial aid based on students who demonstrate need. The regents met in Ames Wednesday to discuss the five-year program that would ultimately...

Iowa City-UI alcohol partnership touts new statistics

NATE OTJEN

September 13, 2012

Filed under News

Officials from the Partnership for Alcohol Safety say numbers released in the National College Health Assessment align with the partnership’s plans to curb alcohol abuse within the community. The Partnership for Alcohol...

Anti-war activists aim to raise discussion about Afghanistan

MATT STARNS

September 13, 2012

Filed under News

Antiwar activists hope to increase awareness among locals about the effect of U.S. presence in South Asia this month, and they say students can play an important role in furthering dialogue about the war in Afghanistan. Kathy...

UI Staff Council stresses the importance of a positive workplace

BRIANNA JETT

September 13, 2012

Filed under News

The University of Iowa Staff Council got a boost of positive energy at its meeting Wednesday afternoon. Staff Council President Earlene Erbe said she has been noticing instances of negative attitudes while working with staff...

Iowa City man faces felony OWI charges

DI STAFF

September 13, 2012

Filed under News

An Iowa City man faces numerous charges after Iowa City police conducted a traffic stop Tuesday. According to a series of Iowa City police complaints, Julius Griggs Jr., 37, 6 Amber Lane, was driving a white Chevrolet truck with...

Regents discuss possible new child care facility in Iowa City

DI STAFF

September 13, 2012

Filed under News

Members of the state Board of Regents discussed the possibility of a building a childcare facility on the University of Iowa Hawkeye Campus Wednesday. The facility would potentially be built by a third-party childcare vendor...

Regents appoint UNI Presidential search committee

DI STAFF

September 13, 2012

Filed under News

The state Board of Regents approved the University of Northern Iowa Presidential Search Committee during the meeting in Ames on Wednesday. Members of the committee include Regents Nicole Carroll, Katie Mulholland, and Jack Evans....

University of Iowa ranks 28 among public universities

DI STAFF

September 13, 2012

Filed under News

According to U.S. News & World Report, the University of Iowa ranked 28th among the country’s best public universities, tied with Michigan State University and Virginia Tech. According to a UI press release, the rank...

Regents approve $190 million bond sale

DI STAFF

September 13, 2012

Filed under News

The state Board of Regents approved the sale of a $190 million bond to JP Morgan at Wednesday’s meeting. There were seven bids for the bonds, and many of the regents said it was especially gratifying considering it was the...

Regents approve appointment of Dean of Research and Economic Development

DI STAFF

September 13, 2012

Filed under News

The state Board of Regents approved the University of Iowa’s appointment of Daniel Reed as the next vice president for Research and Economic Development on Wednesday. Reed, a current corporate vice president for Microsoft,...