The Daily Iowan

UI College of Education Dean resigns amid ‘crisis’

CASSIDY RILEY

December 11, 2012

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The University of Iowa College of Education leadership is subject to dramatic changes in the near future. On Monday, Dean Margaret Crocco presented her resignation to Provost P. Barry Butler. The resignation, she said, was in...

UI releases Gray documents, but declines to include resignation letter

ERIC CLARK

December 11, 2012

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The Daily Iowan obtained thousands of pages of documents Monday from the University of Iowa regarding former UI adviser Peter Gray. While the documents didn’t provide any major insight into the sexual-misconduct controve...

Despite statewide representation, UI College of Pharmacy seeks better facility

STACEY MURRAY

December 11, 2012

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Despite a struggle to overcome problems with a lower-quality facility, graduates of the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy practice in 95 of 99 of Iowa’s counties — a state known for its progressiveness in pharmaceuticals....

Changes proposed for downtown Iowa City parking

QUENTIN MISIAG

December 11, 2012

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Come July, visitors to downtown Iowa City may see easier parking accessibility and convenience, thanks to a $1.5 million technological upgrade and signage improvements helping drivers locate parking. The ability to pay for parking...

Iowa City celebrates Human Rights Day, supports UI center

RISHABH R. JAIN

December 11, 2012

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While locals celebrated Human Rights Day in Iowa City, several took the opportunity to further discuss the future of the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights. Members from various local advocacy organizations convened Monday...

UI students create collaborative study website, officials not concerned

NICK HASSETT

December 11, 2012

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There are some students at the University of Iowa who call themselves “flunkers.” But their goal isn’t to fail classes — it’s quite the opposite. ClusterFlunk, a new service for UI students that hopes...

Iowa City coffee shops offer specials for finals week

LAUREN COFFEY

December 11, 2012

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With finals week finally here, many students will stay up into the late hours to get that last minute studying done. With studying, caffeine is almost always present. Students frequent coffee shops more often this week, and the...

UI Graduate Profile: Early graduate looks forward to new job

CASSIDY RILEY

December 11, 2012

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Not all graduating students can say they have a job lined up right after college — one who can is University of Iowa senior Adrian Slade. He will graduate at the end of this semester after only three and a half years, with...

Trucker charged with controlled-substance violation

DI STAFF

December 11, 2012

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A Soldier, Iowa, man has been accused of recklessly operating a semi-truck while possessing methamphetamine ingredients. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Jay Melby, 53, 238 Oak Street, was charged Sunday with third-offense...

Woman charged with causing excessive damage to another person’s home

DI STAFF

December 11, 2012

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A Coralville woman has been accused of causing extensive damage to another person’s home. According to a Coralville police complaint, Tera Harris, 24, was charged Dec. 8. Harris allegedly poured oven cleaner in a fish...

Trial reset in case of child’s death

DI STAFF

December 11, 2012

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The trial has been reset for a man accused of felony child endangerment in connection with the death of a 20-month-old child, according to online court records. Jorge Perez, 21, was originally charged with child endangerment...

Man charged with stealing from Dillard’s

DI STAFF

December 11, 2012

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A Hiawatha man has been accused of stealing from a Coralville department store. According to a Coralville police complaint, Delvin Jackson, 19, 980 Eisenhower Road Apt. 12, was charged Sunday. Jackson was allegedly browsing...