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Mason defends UI’s role in issuing gun permits

QUENTIN MISIAG

March 14, 2013

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In response to the Sunday evening death of University of Iowa mechanical engineering graduate student Taleb Salameh, UI President Sally Mason defended the university’s right in having a say in the issuing of gun permits...

UI graduate teaching assistant Salameh remembered after shooting

QUENTIN MISIAG

March 14, 2013

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A visitation for family and friends was held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service in memory of a University of Iowa graduate student killed in a standoff with police Sunday. Mechanical engineering...

Mason hopeful about state funding situation

BRIANNA JETT

March 14, 2013

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As the Iowa Legislature begins to hammer out the budget for next year, University of Iowa President Sally Mason is hopeful the state Board of Regents’ universities will continue to be a priority for the education committees. Mason...

Mason Q&A: President Mason talks family hires, higher education funding, and gun permits

DI STAFF

March 14, 2013

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The Daily Iowan: President Mason, a University of Iowa graduate student died on the scene during a standoff with police Sunday night. Does the university have any statement following this student’s death? President Sally Ma...

UI senior ranks no. 16 cadet in the nation

MICHELLE KIM

March 14, 2013

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Cadet Ryan Wilson maintains his steadfast determination after being named as one of the most significant young leaders at the University of Iowa and nationwide. In February, the U.S. Army Cadet Command ranked Wilson as the No....

UI professor helps Russian learners

CASSIDY RILEY

March 14, 2013

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Two University of Iowa faculty members and a co-researcher have received a $90,000 grant to help the most advanced students of the Russian language locally and across the country. UI lecturer Irina Kostina and Assistant Visiting...

UI medical school students receive residency assignments on match day

CASSIDY RILEY

March 14, 2013

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“Pomp and Circumstance” swells in the background as high-school students move their tassels, signifying their graduation. For most, this is the defining moment of an academic career. For the University of Iowa...

Iowa men’s hoops does just enough in Big Ten tournament first round victory

TORK MASON

March 14, 2013

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Mike Gesell stood under the basket and motioned for an “and-1” with under two minutes left in the game, and the officials gave it to him. Gesell sunk the following free throw to give the Hawkeyes a 67-56 lead over...

NCAA releases wrestling National Championship brackets

SAM LOUWAGIE

March 14, 2013

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The NCAA released brackets on Wednesday for the national wrestling tournament, which will begin in Des Moines on March 21. The Daily Iowan takes a look at each Hawkeyes’ place in the brackets and how his path through it might...

Hawkeye baseball pitchers switching roles

TOMMY REINKING

March 14, 2013

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The top two pitchers for the Iowa baseball team, Sasha Kuebel and Matt Dermody, are having an identity crisis of sorts early in the season. When comparing statistics from last year, it appears as if the two pitchers have changed...

No. 9 Iowa men’s gymnastics travels to Nebraska to face the Cornhuskers

RYAN PROBASCO

March 14, 2013

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The No. 9 Iowa men’s gymnastics team will travel to Lincoln on Saturday to take on No. 10 Nebraska. The event is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. in the Devaney Sports Center. In their last time out, the Hawkeyes fell to Minnesota,...

Hawkeye women’s gymnastics preparing one week at a time

MATT CABEL

March 14, 2013

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It’s been a long season for the Iowa women’s gymnastics team. The team has gone through struggles on the balance beam, numerous lineup changes, and many season-ending injuries but has prevailed through it all —...