The Daily Iowan

UI grad student speaks out about attempted robbery, campus safety

JORDYN REILAND

November 1, 2012

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She sat on her stoop late Tuesday evening following a rehearsal shortly before midnight. The 24-year-old graduate student was making a phone call to check up on a close friend who lived in New York to see if he was affected b...

Technical issues following Hawk Alert alarms community members

JORDYN REILAND

November 1, 2012

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Technical issues from an incomplete Hawk Alert left many in the University of Iowa community confused as they checked their phone or the UI website early Wednesday morning. The UI released a Hawk Alert at approximately 12:36...

Equal pay and women’s rights among importance for women voters

STACEY MURRAY

November 1, 2012

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Thirty-nine years after the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, abortion — among other issues — rises to the top of many political discussions in an election in which women will make up the majority of the popular vote. “We haven&rs...

Changes to UI Honors Program expected to cut membership in half

BRIANNA JETT

November 1, 2012

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The University of Iowa’s Honors Program will enact sizable changes to its requirements next year — requirements that are predicted to cut around 50 percent of the students from the program.  Officials insist, though,...

Hawkeye Poll: Romney leads among likely Iowan voters

NICK HASSETT

November 1, 2012

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The latest University of Iowa Hawkeye Poll shows GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney leading among likely voters, though one political-science professor thinks it’s still anyone’s race. The poll, conducted by students...

Bone marrow drive focuses on quality over quantity in registered donors

RISHABH R. JAIN

November 1, 2012

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Finding a bone-marrow match is nothing like finding a match for a blood donation. Six out of the 10 discovered antigens have to be identical between two people for a marrow transplant to even be possible. When University of...

UI houses rare cephalopods donations

NATHANIEL OTJEN

November 1, 2012

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Hundreds of millions of years ago, the Earth looked much different than it does today — an ancient sea teeming with life stretched across Iowa. These sea animals died millions of years ago and sunk down to the bottom of the...

UI officials see rising demand for Iowa’s only EMBA program

CASSIDY RILEY

November 1, 2012

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Proving it’s never too late to learn, business executives with approximately 15 years of experience are flocking to the only E.M.B.A. program in Iowa. The University of Iowa offers Executive M.B.A. programs in Iowa City,...

Iowa field hockey starts Big Ten tournament against Michigan State

CODY GOODWIN

November 1, 2012

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It’s do-or-die time for the 11th-ranked Iowa field-hockey team. The Hawkeyes begin their postseason today at Grant Field in the first round of the Big Ten field-hockey tourney. Knowing the tournament would be in Iowa City...

Freshmen D-backs make impact for Hawkeyes

BEN ROSS

November 1, 2012

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Iowa’s last two opponents have showed up in four and five wide-receiver sets, gashing the Hawkeyes for a total of 937 yards. The prolific offenses Iowa has faced are forcing the team to insert some special defensive packages...

Notebook: Woodbury set to give Iowa men’s basketball inside presence

TORK MASON

November 1, 2012

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Adam Woodbury is giving the Iowa men’s basketball team something it’s lacked in recent years: a post presence. The Hawkeyes played in a closed scrimmage against Creighton on Sunday, and head coach Fran McCaffery said...

Iowa men’s tennis heads to B1G tournament

KEVIN GLUECK

November 1, 2012

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The Iowa men’s tennis team will head to Madison, Wis., to compete in the Big Ten Singles/Doubles Tournament in what will be the team’s final competition this fall. For head coach Steve Houghton, it’s a good...