The Daily Iowan

UI suspends study-abroad program marked by student’s death

RISHABH R. JAIN

October 4, 2012

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Starting this winter, University of Iowa students will no longer be granted any credits for courses completed at the National Outdoor Leadership School, based in Wyoming. In August, the UI Office of Study Abroad decided to closely...

UIHC first to test new breast cancer technology

BRIANNA JETT

October 4, 2012

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The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is at the national forefront of a new technology designed to test for breast cancer. Starting Wednesday, the UIHC became the first hospital in the country to use a new breast-imaging...

Officials blast No Child Left Behind after 800 Iowa schools miss standards

BRENT GRIFFITHS

October 4, 2012

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This year, Iowa has 800 schools and 61 school districts that failed to meet the No Child Left Behind standards, yet officials claim the program is flawed. The number of Iowa schools that did not meet those standards rose to...

UI campus participates in second annual Healthiest State Walk

CASSIDY RILEY

October 4, 2012

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Across the University of Iowa campus on Wednesday, staff and faculty members could be seen getting outside to enjoy the fresh fall air while taking a step toward a healthier lifestyle. Wednesday marked the second year for the...

Johnson County Crisis Center aims to collect toilet paper

MATT STARNS

October 4, 2012

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The Crisis Center of Johnson County can’t buy toilet paper. More precisely, restrictions on the Food Bank’s spending require that its budget be spent on food and not on such household items as toilet paper, paper...

UI promotes Colorful Choices health initiative

NATE OTJEN

October 4, 2012

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For some college students, a greasy slice of pizza during a late-night study session followed by a Red Bull the next morning before class can seem like a typical diet. One University of Iowa program aims to incorporate healthier...

Coralville man charged with abetting shooting suspect

DI STAFF

October 4, 2012

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A Coralville man was charged Sept. 28 after allegedly lying to police about the identity of a man involved in a shooting incident last month. According to a Coralville police complaint, Shango Johnson, 22, was involved in a...

West Liberty woman charged with identity theft

DI STAFF

October 4, 2012

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A West Liberty woman was charged Aug. 22 after she allegedly stole a Texas woman’s identity earlier this year. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Julieta Venegas, 39, was charged after police received a call from...

Man allegedly chokes woman in UIHC room

DI STAFF

October 4, 2012

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A Grundy Center, Iowa, man was charged Tuesday after allegedly trying to strangle a woman at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.  According to a complaint by UI police, Lucas Cooper, 24, was lying in a hospital...

Hawkeye defense still not calling the blitz

SAM LOUWAGIE

October 4, 2012

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Phil Parker is not new to the Iowa football program. Sure, he’s the new defensive coordinator this year. But he was on staff for the 13 seasons before that. So maybe it shouldn’t come as a surprise that blitzing...

Iowa golfer Cardwell lives up to ‘Mama Hawk’ nickname

RYAN PROBASCO

October 4, 2012

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Junior transfer Anna DePalma didn’t know anyone when she first stepped onto the Iowa campus this past summer. Senior golfer Kristi Cardwell knew the new student from Hawaii could use a friend. “She hung out with me...

White’s early jump from high school to Hawkeye tennis proves successful

KEVIN GLUECK

October 4, 2012

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The average high-school student normally starts thinking about which college to attend in the fall or winter of her or his senior year and normally comes to a decision late in the winter or early spring. This wasn’t the...