The Daily Iowan

Marshall found guilty of first-degree murder in landlord’s slaying

LAUREN COFFEY

February 8, 2013

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Justin Marshall remained somber Thursday afternoon as his supporters wept around him. A jury found Marshall, 22, guilty of first-degree murder in the slaying of former Broadway Condominiums owner John Versypt in October 2009. Sixth...

UI center accidentally sends out mass email with confidential student information

QUENTIN MISIAG

February 8, 2013

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University of Iowa officials in the Center for Diversity and Enrichment say they are going to revamp training efforts after an email containing names, credit hours, and grade point averages of roughly 1,700 UI students was unintentionally...

Women’s Resource and Action Center sees record number of volunteers

JONATHAN SOLIS

February 8, 2013

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The University of Iowa Women’s Resource and Action Center has hit a growth spurt this year, with record numbers of volunteers and nominations. Officials at the center say they are working with the university to find a...

Professional photographer Guidotti inspires students to look past genetic disorders

BRIANNA JETT

February 8, 2013

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Art and science collided at the hands of professional photographer Rick Guidotti, who brought his creations and inspiration to the University of Iowa campus Thursday. Guidotti photographs children all over the world with genetic...

Braley announces Senate run, locals look to 2014 race

BRENT GRIFFITHS

February 8, 2013

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The political landscape in Iowa is changing, and Rep. Bruce Braley’s announcement Thursday to run for the Senate has prompted talk about the 2014 race. Braley, D-Iowa, announced in an early morning email on Thursday his...

Do undergrads show improvement in their first two years of college? Researcher says no

LAYLA PENA

February 8, 2013

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As Josipa Roksa greeted the University of Iowa crowd that gathered for her presentation, she acknowledged the gloomy weather outside and warned, “I don’t have a happy topic for you this morning.” The topic of...

Sustainability officials plan expansion of hydration stations at the UI

NICK HASSETT

February 8, 2013

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Rienow Hall: 21,370. English-Philosophy Building: 16,290. Macbride Hall: 15,355. As of Wednesday afternoon, that’s the number of plastic water bottles saved at three locations on campus through a growing sustainability...

Local groups voice concern over border enforcement

REBECCA MORIN

February 8, 2013

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An issue far from home has reached Iowans’ backyard. No More Deaths, an Arizona-based organization whose mission is to end death and suffering along the U.S./Mexico border, visited the Congregational United Church of Christ,...

Regents vote to uphold Juweid termination

KRISTEN EAST

February 8, 2013

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The state Board of Regents voted unanimously Wednesday during a closed session of their meeting to uphold the University of Iowa's firing of Malik Juweid. UI officials fired Juweid, a former tenured member of the Radiology Department,...

Mark Nolte named ICAD Group President

QUENTIN MISIAG

February 8, 2013

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Mark Nolte, the former interim president for the Iowa City Area Development Group, has been named the group’s president, according to a press release. The group’s Board of Directors selected Nolte, who has served...

Iowa City Downtown District endorses city’s parking proposals

QUENTIN MISIAG

February 8, 2013

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A comprehensive downtown parking proposal presented by Iowa City officials, bringing sweeping changes to meter use, ramps, and on-street parking fees and a one-hour free parking service, has been endorsed by the Downtown District....

Supervisors want Justice Center vote on May 7

QUENTIN MISIAG

February 8, 2013

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The Johnson County Board of Supervisors has tentatively set May 7 as the next date to vote on a smaller proposed justice center. During a board meeting Thursday at the Johnson County Administration Building, the supervisors...