The Daily Iowan

Demand increases for computer-science and technology majors

MICHELLE KIM

February 24, 2013

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University officials are working to increase the number of students majoring in computer-information technology. According to a press release from the Learning Net, U.S. companies are having trouble filling vacancies with U.S....

Iowa City School District considers magnet schools

STACEY MURRAY

February 24, 2013

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The Iowa City School District is looking at magnet schools as an option following the passing of the diversity policy and revenue purpose statement. Magnet schools are public elementaries or secondary schools that attempt to...

Presidential Lecturer: Officials urged to adapt to change

BRIANNA JETT

February 24, 2013

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Surviving change was the theme of the 30th-annual Presidential Lecture at the University of Iowa. Introduced by UI President Sally Mason, Sara Rynes-Weller, the John F. Murray Professor of Management and Organizations in the...

UI eyes eliminating physical phone directory

LAUREN COFFEY

February 24, 2013

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The University of Iowa is making an effort to become more sustainable by 2020, and officials say eliminating the paper copy of the student/faculty/staff directory may help. Last week, the Office of Student Life sent out a survey...

Former Hawkeye football player charged with OWI

JORDYN REILAND

February 24, 2013

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A former Hawkeye football player has been accused of driving while intoxicated. According to a Johnson County Sheriff’s Office complaint, 23-year-old Collin Sleeper was stopped for driving approximately 20 mph over the speed...

Iowa City police retrieve stolen Petland dog

REBECCA MORIN

February 24, 2013

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A dog reportedly stolen from Petland was located and returned last week unharmed. According to an Iowa City police press release, officers responded to Petland because a dog had reportedly been stolen. The police received numerous...

Police: Coralville man attacks mother with a knife

REBECCA MORIN

February 24, 2013

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A Coralville man was arrested after allegedly stabbing his mother in the shoulder. Philippe Diamitani, 24, was charged Feb. 23 with domestic assault and willful injury. Coralville police officials were dispatched to Diamitani’s...

Muscatine man charged after driving recklessly on a snowy road

REBECCA MORIN

February 24, 2013

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A Muscatine man has been arrested after reportedly recklessly driving on a road covered in snow. Reiland was driving in the turn lane going westbound on Highway 6 on a road covered with snow. Reiland then started driving eastb...

Local man arrested for possession of marijuana

REBECCA MORIN

February 24, 2013

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A local man was arrested after returning to a party he was allowed to leave. Roberto Caez, 18, was accused Feb. 22 with controlled-substance violation. Iowa City police officials responded to a noise complaint to a loud party...

Man arrested for possession of multiple drug paraphernalia

REBECCA MORIN

February 24, 2013

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A local man was arrested after Johnson County officials allegedly found approximately 2.5 ounces of cocaine during a drug search. Raymond Dougherty, 62, was accused Feb. 21 with unlawful possession of prescription drugs, possession...

Man arrested for intent to distribute marijuana

REBECCA MORIN

February 24, 2013

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A local man was arrested after eight prepackaged marijuana bags were allegedly found in his backpack. Jacob Pikowski, 20, was accused Feb. 22 with controlled-substance violation and possessing or distributing a taxable substance...

Woman sues UIHC for medical negligence

CASSIDY RILEY

February 24, 2013

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An Illinois woman has filed a suit against the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, claiming the loss of the mobility and use of her arm. According to a court document, on Feb. 9, 2010, Emily Rumfelt was scheduled for heart...