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Study delves into health food

LILY ABROMEIT

March 24, 2014

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Healthier eating has a better chance of beating out junk foods when it comes to filling stomachs and cash boxes, according to a study recently released by researchers at the University of Iowa. After learning that offering healthier...

UI pushes fast-track degrees

IAN MURPHY

March 24, 2014

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A pair of accelerated degree programs will soon become an option for high performing students. The College of Public Health is seeking interested students for its program, and it offers an undergraduate course to gauge student...

UI researchers try to expand wind-energy options

MICHELLE NGO

March 24, 2014

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Members of the community and University of Iowa faculty learned the history of wind energy innovation and the future of the renewable resource during a one-hour lunch break. The UI Office of the Provost presented its first Lunch...

Whassup with the water?

DANIEL SEIDL

March 24, 2014

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Students and others at the University of Iowa may have noticed an unexpected chlorine taste at drinking fountains — but it is not unusual. “This happens usually,” said UI engineering Professor Richard Valentine....

Branstad promotes STEM education

DI STAFF

March 24, 2014

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Gov. Terry Branstad aired a public-service announcement on Thursday featuring a new campaign initiated to create the importance of students developing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics education.  Branstad’s...

Severe-weather drill to take place

DI STAFF

March 24, 2014

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As part of the state’s Severe Weather Awareness Week, the University of Iowa will participate in an annual tornado drill. The drill will take place between 10 and 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. The outdoor warning sirens in Johnson...

Dubuque St. I-80 exit to close

DI STAFF

March 24, 2014

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Starting next month, the westbound exit from Interstate 80 to Dubuque Street will be closed because of construction. The closure will create disruption for university-bound traffic and will continue to be closed during the Hawkeye...

UIHC produces 8,000 jobs

DI STAFF

March 24, 2014

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The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics generates more than 8,000 jobs, according to a recent study by the Iowa Hospital Association. The study said 8,233 jobs were produced by the hospital and clinics, which has a $686...

Q&A: New Hawkeye ready to fit right in

RYAN PROBASCO

March 24, 2014

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Following the Hawkeyes’ 66-63 home loss to Illinois on March 8, junior-college point guard Trey Dickerson informed Iowa that he was going to join Fran McCaffery’s program for the 2014-15 season. Along with high-school sen...

Hawkeyes eye Sweet 16

MATT CABEL

March 24, 2014

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The Iowa women’s basketball team wants to boldly go where head coach Lisa Bluder has never taken it before: an appearance in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. No. 3-seeded Louisville stands in the Hawks’ way. &ldqu...

Moore, Lofthouse wrestle poorly at wrong time

DANNY PAYNE

March 24, 2014

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Nick Moore and Ethen Lofthouse were largely the reason Iowa gave Penn State a run for its money at the Big Ten championships. Roughly two weeks later at the NCAA championships, Moore and Lofthouse were largel...

Upbeat on hoops

BEN ROSS

March 24, 2014

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DAYTON, Ohio — Four years ago, it was hard to imagine Iowa basketball in a position of success. Almost as hard as it was to envision Iowa getting placed lower than a No. 6 seed in this tourney in January. The chips didn’t...