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UI moves on new Museum of Art

IAN MURPHY

March 4, 2014

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After losing its home in the 2008 flood, the University of Iowa’s extensive art collection is one step closer to a new home. UI officials will formally give a report on the replacement for the Museum of Art at the state...

New rules on campus violence near

KRISTEN EAST

March 4, 2014

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One of the most sweeping national mandates regarding sexual misconduct and violence will go into effect on Friday. The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 — formerly known as the Campus SaVE Act — was enacted...

Regent universities to hold sexual assault conference

MEGAN DEPPE

March 4, 2014

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Student leaders from the three regent institutions will meet to work on assault prevention. Members from the University of Iowa’s Student Government and Executive Council for Graduate and Professional Students will be...

Iowa City officials adapt to postal service change

DANIEL SEIDL

March 4, 2014

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The City Council unanimously adopted an ordinance that will amend the city code to remove distance limits on mailbox clusters and add ordinances to regulate the construction and placement of these structures. Mayor Matt Hayek...

Iowa City plow trucks receive new cameras

MICHELLE NGO

March 4, 2014

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There’s an app for that. That saying helped inspire the Iowa Department of Transportation’s unique iPhone “Plow Cam” app, which uses an iPhone 4s to take still images of the road from the perspective...

Officials express concern for policy revision

CHRIS HIGGINS

March 4, 2014

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University of Iowa Faculty Council members passed a proposed policy revision Tuesday for further review after expressing various concerns. The proposal was written in response to a research-track faculty desire for clearer requirements....

UI researchers found visuals and tangibles increase memory

JORDAN MICKLE

March 4, 2014

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As students’ minds wander, some may find it easier to focus in class if the professor took an extra step — a simple PowerPoint. “It’s hard to pay attention, and you have to rely solely on yourself to...

Graduate students make changes to charter

MEGAN DEPPE

March 4, 2014

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After a previous discussion in January, the graduate-student government voted on changes for next year’s government. The Executive Council of Graduate and Professional Students voted to approve changes to its charter on...

Iowa City officials approve new animal center

DANIEL SEIDL

March 4, 2014

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The Iowa City City Council unanimously approved the plans for a new Iowa City animal shelter on Tuesday. The project wouldn’t have been possible without great contributions from the Iowa City community, Mayor Matt Hayek...

Firework legislation could bring more business to Iowa

MEGAN DEPPE

March 4, 2014

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New legislation has been put forth to bring a little spark into the coming summer months. A bill to legalize the possession, sales, and use of fireworks survived the Feb. 21 “funnel,” a rule that required a majority...

Seniors seek first win in Michigan

BEN ROSS

March 4, 2014

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Iowa’s three seniors have played five basketball games in the state of Michigan during their four-year tenure. Melsahn Basabe, Devyn Marble, and Zach McCabe are winless when taking on the Michigan or Michigan State wh...

Buy or Sell: Early thoughts on the Big Ten wrestling tournament

CODY GOODWIN AND DANNY PAYNE

March 4, 2014

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The pre-seeds for the 2014 Big Ten Wrestling Tournament were announced on Monday. The Daily Iowan’s wrestling reporters answer three key questions regarding the Iowa wrestling team ahead of the conference championships. Buy or Sell: Bobby Telford wi...