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Obama urges ‘year of action’

BRENT GRIFFITHS

January 28, 2014

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President Obama vowed a “year of action” in his sixth State of the Union address, promising action on a wide variety of issues. “In the coming months, let’s see where else we can make progress together,”...

City to ponder local IDs

MEGAN DEPPE

January 28, 2014

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In order to help community members feel more secure in their city, a report has been filed with the Iowa City City Council to issue identification cards to citizens who may need them, including immigrants, the poor, homeless,...

UI international students adjust to weather

STACEY MURRAY

January 28, 2014

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This fall, more than 4,000 international students from 112 countries set foot on the University of Iowa campus. But as Artic winds buffet the Midwest, students who may be used to warm winters are faced with temperatures dropping...

Dance Marathon continues new Children’s Hospital pledge

GABRIELLA DUNN

January 28, 2014

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Caring for children with cancer brings unique patient and family needs that the new University of Iowa Children’s Hospital aims to fulfill. These accommodations include larger rooms with space for parents to stay overnight, playr...

UI tests mentoring program

REBECCA MORIN

January 28, 2014

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As the number of international students attending the University of Iowa continues to grow, officials are offering a new program to help students integrate to Iowa and the United States comfortably. “Starting next fall,...

Board discusses elementary school designs

LILY ABROMEIT

January 28, 2014

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Officials expressed gratitude and support at the review of construction of Iowa City’s elementary schools at the Iowa City School Board meeting Tuesday. “We’ve been working for so long on the Facilities Master...

UI officials concerned about math placement scores

CHRIS HIGGINS

January 28, 2014

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At the University of Iowa Faculty Council’s meeting Tuesday, officials expressed a concern for the lack of preparation in mathematics by incoming UI students. After admission to the university, all new students who have...

UI film student helps produce new TV series pilot

MICHELLE NGO

January 28, 2014

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Since his days as a high-school sports broadcasting producer in La Grange, Ill., Eric Anfield, a cinematography student and a senior at the University of Iowa, has wanted to make and edit film. Now, his dream is coming true ...

UI professor to receive $400K award

DI STAFF

January 28, 2014

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A University of Iowa faculty member will receive a $400,005 over the next five years to create a new 3D technology. Ibrahim Ozbolat, an assistant professor of mechanical and industrial engineering, was chosen by the National...

State Board of Regents to vote on capital projects

DI STAFF

January 28, 2014

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The state Board of Regents will consider recommending approval for four University of Iowa capital projects during its Feb. 5 and 6 meetings. The projects include an addition to the College of Public Health building, a repair...

UIHC to propose changed bylaws

DI STAFF

January 28, 2014

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During the Feb. 5 and 6 meetings of the state Board of Regents, the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics staff will propose changes to its bylaws. UIHC officials asked a task force to review the subcommittees of the University...

University of Iowa to ask for dormitory revenue bonds

DI STAFF

January 28, 2014

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University of Iowa officials will ask the state Board of Regents to accept bids for the dormitory revenue bonds that will then be used to pay a part of the construction costs for the new West Campus residence hall at the board’s...