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Iowa Regent concerned with 2002 rehiring of Peter Gray

ERIC CLARK

November 13, 2012

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Iowa Regent Robert Downer is concerned about the process involving the rehiring of Peter Gray in 2002. Peter Gray, formerly an associate director of athletics student services at the University of Iowa, resigned Nov. 5 amid allegations...

Iowa City School District superintendent addresses local media on funding plan

LAUREN COFFEY

November 13, 2012

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Iowa City School District Superintendent Steve Murley said efforts to help overcrowding in schools could be the first project they undertake using money from a new funding plan. He  addressed members of the media Monday to clarify...

Johnson County “enthusiastic” of renewed Urban County Coalition commitment

QUENTIN MISIAG

November 13, 2012

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After joining the Interstate-380 Coalition (now named the Urban County Coalition) in Nov.  2011, Johnson County officials say they expect to continue working with the collaborative lobbying group for the coming fiscal year. The...

UI student wins Iowa House race

NICK HASSETT

November 13, 2012

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Some University of Iowa students get an internship after they graduate. Others find jobs in their fields of study, and many go on to graduate school. But UI student Jake Highfill, who majors in business with a minor in exercise...

Salvation Army bells ring throughout Johnson County ahead of Thanksgiving

STACEY MURRAY

November 13, 2012

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While Christmas has not yet arrived, bells are ringing throughout Johnson County. But they’re not Christmas bells — they’re Salvation Army bells. The Salvation Army launched its Christmas campaign Nov. 9 at the...

UI kicks off International Education Week celebration

CASSIDY RILEY

November 13, 2012

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The University of Iowa failed to place on a national list of top 25 schools attracting foreign students despite UI expenditures totaling more than $130,000 each year on international recruitment. However, officials maintain the UI ...

UI Housing and Dining website has an upgrade in its future

CASSIDY RILEY

November 13, 2012

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Come next fall, students may notice a new look to the University of Iowa Housing and Dining website. Housing and Dining officials say they are in the beginning stages of planning to remodel the website. A survey was sent to s...

Charges against UI students jump

DI STAFF

November 13, 2012

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Doctoral student receives $10,000 scholarship

DI STAFF

November 13, 2012

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A University of Iowa doctoral student received a $10,000 scholarship from the KPMG Foundation. According to a KPMG Foundation release, R. Christopher Small was awarded the scholarship to pursue a doctorate at the UI. The scholarship...

UI researchers receive grant to develop improved nuclear detection network

DI STAFF

November 13, 2012

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The National Science Foundation awarded a team of University of Iowa College of Engineering researchers a three-year, $1 million grant to assist in the development of an improved nuclear and radioactive threat detection network...

Three UI faculty receive American Cancer Society grants

DI STAFF

November 13, 2012

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Three leaders at the University of Iowa’s Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center have received 2012 American Cancer Society seed grants, according to a UI news release. The recipients are all faculty in the UI Carver College...

Small lineup propels Hawkeyes over Chippewas, 73-61

TOM CLOS

November 13, 2012

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The 10,578 people who nearly filled Carver-Hawkeye Arena seemed half asleep following a grueling, error-plagued first half by both Iowa and Central Michigan. So, the Hawkeyes’ backcourt took it upon themselves to wake everyone...