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Mason presents goals following audit of Peter Gray situation

BRIANNA JETT

February 14, 2013

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In response to the Athletics Department’s internal audit regarding Peter Gray, University of Iowa President Sally Mason has outlined specific goals. Gray, a former associate director of Athletic Student Services at the...

Q&A: Mason talks internal audit, in-state tuition

DI STAFF

February 14, 2013

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The Daily Iowan sat down with President Sally Mason on Thursday about her requests to the state Legislature about funding for the regent universities, her recent efforts of transparency, and the recent construction on campus. ...

New UI animation courses spark hope for full program

MANDI CAROZZA

February 14, 2013

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The University of Iowa introduced animation courses to its art curriculum for the first time this academic year, and students and faculty hope to develop the new courses into an esteemed animation program. UI Assistant Professor...

UI student-athlete tutoring program sees improvements

MICHELLE KIM

February 14, 2013

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University of Iowa officials said they are pleased with the continued growth of the Student Athletic Tutorial Program. Members of the UI Presidential Committee on Athletics discussed the program during a meeting Thursday night....

Iowa City City Council to mull next step in Animal Center reconstruction

NICK HASSETT

February 14, 2013

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Almost five years after the 2008 flood caused irreparable damage to the Iowa City Animal Care & Adoption Center, city officials are moving forward with plans to build an new facility. The Iowa City City Council will vote...

UI entrepreneur center officials seek new $7M budget

QUENTIN MISIAG

February 14, 2013

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As more students venture down the once unconventional path of entrepreneurship, two University of Iowa leaders are making the push for expanded facilities, business partnerships, additional online classes, and a broader statewide...

Teach For America sees increased interest on UI campus

HILLARY ROSENCRANTS

February 14, 2013

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The University of Iowa has seen an increase in the number of students participating in Teach for America this year, despite what officials call a general lack of awareness about the program on campus. Teach for America, an education...

Parking Ramp 2 expected to be completely demolished today

BRIANNA JETT

February 14, 2013

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In an interview with The Daily Iowan, University of Iowa President Sally Mason revealed that she expects the UI Hospitals and Clinics Parking Ramp 2 to be demolished by today. Because of relatively warm winter weather, construc...

Local woman arrested while son found playing with crack rock

REBECCA MORIN

February 14, 2013

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A local woman has been arrested after her son was allegedly found in their home playing with crack. Tiffany Johnson, 25, was accused Wednesday with possession of a controlled substance, controlled substance violation, distributing/selling...

Man arrested after nearly striking civilian with his car

REBECCA MORIN

February 14, 2013

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A Muscatine man was arrested after almost striking a person with his car. Morris Nunn, 46, was charged Wednesday with third-degree theft and eluding. Nunn allegedly filled his vehicle’s gas tank with 10.81 gallons of gas and...

Chicchelly appointed as 6th Judicial District judge

KRISTEN EAST

February 14, 2013

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Marcy Chicchelly has been appointed as judge to the 6th Judicial District, according to a release from Gov. Terry Branstad’s office. Chicchelly, a Cedar Rapids native, received a law degree from the University of Iowa; she...

Supervisors set May 7 voting day for new justice-center proposal

QUENTIN MISIAG

February 14, 2013

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The Johnson County Board of Supervisors has set May 7 as the date to vote on a smaller proposed justice center. During a meeting Thursday at the Johnson County Administration Building, the supervisors voted in favor of a $46.2...