The Daily Iowan

Tuition freeze hits bump in road

BRENT GRIFFITHS AND REBECCA MORIN

April 16, 2014

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A little more than $4 million may stand in the way of another in-state tuition freeze. The Legislature has reached an impasse as House Republicans and Senate Democrats disagree on how much funding should be directed to the University...

Digital dentistry advances at UI

LILY ABROMEIT

April 16, 2014

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Kaitlin Hoogezeen is ahead of the curve. The third-year student in the University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry has had firsthand experience working with the technology that has crept next to dentist chairs, tools, and...

Officials mull courthouse annex

IAN MURPHY

April 16, 2014

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The new courthouse annex is starting to take shape as the Johnson County Board of Supervisors and local architects perused floor plans at the supervisors’ work sessions Wednesday. The 72,000-square-foot annex will cost...

Grad school sharpens tracking data

CHRIS HIGGINS

April 16, 2014

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The University of Iowa Graduate College will try to more efficiently track data, following the lead of undergraduate colleges. Over the past few months, officials gathered previously unconsolidated statistical data from different...

Fire investigation still underway

IAN MURPHY

April 16, 2014

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Numerous area fire departments were called in on Tuesday to help battle a fire that burned most of the night in Iowa City, and officials are still investigating the cause of the fire. Smoke billowed from a building as the Iowa...

Court Street block to be closed

DI STAFF

April 16, 2014

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Because workers will extend underground utilities to support the new music facility, a block of Court Street will be closed April 21 to June 30. The closure, which is near the construction site, will affect both the east and...

UI receives mentoring grant

DI STAFF

April 16, 2014

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A grant has been awarded to the University of Iowa to establish one of only five University Centers of Exemplary Mentoring in the nation. The centers are located at universities that have proven records of underrepresented minority...

Notebook: Brian Ferentz emphatic about staying

CODY GOODWIN

April 16, 2014

Filed under Sports

Reports surfaced early in the New Year โ€” not long after Iowa played LSU in the 2014 Outback Bowl, losing 21-14 โ€” that Brian Ferentz, son of coach Kirk Ferentz, would leave the Hawkeyes to coach the offensive line for the Houston...

Pitching project continues

JACOB SHEYKO

April 16, 2014

Filed under Sports

In 2012, Blake Hickman was drafted out of high school as a catcher. Nearly two years later, he’s shedding the catcher’s mask, chest pad, and shin protectors and trying to make it as a pitcher. Hickman doesn’t...

Rainey leaves behind renewed Iowa program

JACOB SHEYKO

April 16, 2014

Filed under Sports

When asked to pick out one moment, Ron Rainey thought about his first spring game as the Iowa women’s soccer head coach. Iowa played poorly, and Rainey let the players know afterward. But following his postgame talk,...

Iowa offense takes control of Missouri

JACK ROSSI

April 16, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Hawkeye bats are alive and well. Only time will tell if the remedy Iowa found Wednesday will last, but its offense was enough to give the Hawkeyes back-to-back victories against the nations’ No. 13 team. Head coach Marla ...

Hawkeyes sweep No. 13 Missouri in midweek doubleheader

JORDAN HANSEN

April 16, 2014

Filed under Sports

The first two innings of the first game of the double-header? No. 13 Missouri scores 1 run in the first inning and Iowa scored 3 runs in the second inning to take a 3-1 lead and held on for the win. Missouri scored 1 run i...