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New program saves time and money

MEGAN SANCHEZ

November 12, 2013

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Currently, a student must complete four years of undergraduate work and then two more years of master’s education in order to receive a degree from the University of Iowa College of Public Health. However starting in th...

Marsha Ternus visits University of Iowa Campus

ABIGAIL MEIER

November 12, 2013

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After leaving a memorable mark on the Iowa Supreme Court in 2010, former Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Marsha Ternus returned to the University of Iowa campus after dozens of years to speak before a crowded Old Capitol Senate...

UI noted for sexual health

GRETA MEYLE

November 12, 2013

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The University of Iowa strides beyond other national colleges in both programs and encouragement of sexual-health resources available campus-wide, according to recent survey. Accelerating four places forward since 2012, t...

Facilities in development to help local farmers

DANIEL SEIDL

November 12, 2013

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Farming has always had a place in Iowa, and a newly planned Food Enterprise Center or Food Hub could help local farmers remain relevant by giving them access to some of the same resources as larger food distributors. Jason Grimm,...

Student leaders vote pass legislation to help LGBT students

LILY ABROMEIT

November 12, 2013

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A resounding “Yes” could be heard from the University of Iowa Student Government Senate chamber Tuesday as the group unanimously voted to pass legislation to help the LGBT community on the UI campus. UISG LGBT Constituency...

Council approves first-consideration to extend Ped Mall regulations

REBECCA MORIN

November 12, 2013

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After a unanimous vote Tuesday evening, Black Hawk Mini Park is on its way to incorporate regulations already a part of the Pedestrian Mall. The Iowa City City Council voted 7-0 on the first-consideration of a resolution that...

Council approves vacant lot purchase

DI STAFF

November 12, 2013

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The Iowa City City Council voted 7-0 on the resolution to approve the purchase agreement of a previously proposed high-rise south of Burlington Street. Hieronymus Square Associates, which first made an offer to purchase the property...

Council approves hearing for road annexations

DI STAFF

November 12, 2013

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A public hearing has been scheduled for the Dec. 3 Iowa City City Council meeting to discuss the annexation of Sycamore Street and American Legion Road to the Iowa City School District. The Iowa City City Council voted 7-0 to...

Council approves flood mitigation program application

DI STAFF

November 12, 2013

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The Iowa City City Council on Tuesday voted 7-0 to approve submitting an application that could raise more money for a flood-mitigation project. A $55 million project to transfer of operations of the North Wastewater Treatment...

Council encourages Post Office relocation sites

DI STAFF

November 12, 2013

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The Iowa City City Council voted 7-0 on a resolution to encourage the U.S. Postal Service to consider alternative site selection criteria that would expand location options closer to downtown, in order to enhance public access. On...

Council approves hearing for pool renovations

DI STAFF

November 12, 2013

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The City Park pool will be the subject of a hearing at the Dec. 3 Iowa City City Council meeting. City officials hope to renovate the pool’s wading pool because it is not compliant with the 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act s...

Far afield

DANNY PAYNE

November 12, 2013

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The Iowa field-hockey team has an impressive résumé. It is the only women’s program in university history to win a national championship — which it did in 1986. Further, the team recently ended its season as Big Ten...