The Daily Iowan

Iowa regents president: Gray incident suggests UI “not doing a good enough job”

STACEY MURRAY

December 6, 2012

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State Board of Regents President Craig Lang said Wednesday the University of Iowa’s handling of the Peter Gray sexual-misconduct controversy is an “obvious breakdown in the process” — one that needs to be addressed...

In-state tuition freeze passes Iowa regents with no discussion

STACEY MURRAY

December 6, 2012

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Following months of discussion, support, and even some disproval, the state Board of Regents officially passed the tuition freeze for undergraduate resident students in a unanimous decision for the 2013-14 academic year without...

Pentacrest protest targets potential UI Center for Human Rights closure

BRIANNA JETT

December 6, 2012

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Shouts of protest echoed around the Pentacrest Wednesday afternoon. More than 100 students, faculty, and community members gathered to protest the closing of the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights. Led by Zach Heffernen,...

UI officials expect lower payout than 2011 from Big Ten bowl revenue

ERIC CLARK

December 6, 2012

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While the Hawkeye football team will not attend a bowl game this year, the the Iowa Athletics Department will still receive a payout from the Big Ten. The Big Ten pools the payouts from all bowls in which a Big Ten team participates....

UI student entrepreneurs aim to bring relief to battered East Coast

QUENTIN MISIAG

December 6, 2012

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Though coverage of Hurricane Sandy’s destruction appears to be waning, one group of University of Iowa students is eager to bring a renewed sense of urgency about the lingering devastation caused by the late October storm. According...

UI adapts to new financial aid shopping sheet

CASSIDY RILEY

December 6, 2012

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Financial-aid award notifications are receiving makeovers at several schools across the country. More than 500 colleges and universities across the country — including Iowa’s three Board of Regents’ universities...

UI professor leaves a lasting impression

CASSIDY RILEY

December 6, 2012

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At 84 years of age, Professor Emeritus Gerhard Loewenberg is showing no sign of slowing down. Despite having been retired since 2003, he is still actively involved in the Political Science Department at the University of Iowa. “The...

UAY gives back to local needy teens

LAUREN COFFEY

December 6, 2012

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Piles of sweaters, pants, shoes, and hygienic items sat on top of a dozen tables Wednesday. Lines of people holding trash bags wound around each table and surrounded the room. Through the chaos, the scene provides clothing to...

Regents approve two apartment leases for 2013-14 school year

DI STAFF

December 6, 2012

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The state Board of Regents approved the description and budget for the University of Iowa’s Stanley Hall renovations. The $6.7 million project will renovate restrooms and upgrade the sinks and vanities.  The improvements...

Regents approve demolition dates for UI buildings

DI STAFF

December 6, 2012

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The University of Iowa presented updated information Wednesday for the state Board of Regents regarding flood recovery. As of Oct. 31, the flood recovery cost roughly $222 million, with temporarily relocating students and services...

Regents approve fees for upcoming school year

DI STAFF

December 6, 2012

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The state Board of Regents passed adaptations to the University of Iowa's fees Wednesday during a telephonic meeting. The departmental exam for credit fee will double to $100.  Special handling charges for transcripts will decrease...

Regents approve members to Research Park Corporation board

DI STAFF

December 6, 2012

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The state Board of Regents approved the new members to the Board of Directors of the University of Iowa Research Park Corporation.  The corporation leases building sites and spaces to companies requiring sustained research...