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UI freshman class largest ever

CHRIS HIGGINS

September 10, 2014

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AMES — It’s official: the University of Iowa’s incoming class is the largest in its history. UI President Sally Mason announced at Wednesday’s state Board of Regents meeting  that 4,666 new freshmen flooded...

Mason announces 3-year bachelor plan

CHRIS HIGGINS

September 10, 2014

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AMES — University of Iowa students may soon have the opportunity to finish a bachelor’s degree in three years. UI President Sally Mason proposed implementing three-year bachelor’s degrees at Wednesday’s state...

UI teams up with Iowa State on sustainability

AARON WALKER

September 10, 2014

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The University of Iowa and Iowa State University have teamed up along with Iowa Learning Farms to host a bio-renewables field day to discuss the progress of a current biomass project. Since 2004, the program has promoted an...

Learning Commons marks first year

BEN MARKS

September 10, 2014

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Spotless white walls, minimalistic furniture, bright bold colors, and a trendy café. None of these phrases brings the idea of “library” immediately to mind, yet this is exactly how the University of Iowa’s...

UI officials add new faculty email program

LINDSEY DRILLING

September 10, 2014

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Incoming faculty and staff at the University of Iowa will now have the opportunity of knowing their supervisors before meeting them. At a UI Staff Council meeting on Wednesday, officials met to discuss a new program, OnBoarding....

Redefining Bullock as a running back

JACOB SHEYKO

September 10, 2014

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Senior running back Damon Bullock has just 6 carries for 27 yards through the first two football games of the season. That’s an average of just three rushes per game. Let that sink in for a moment. Still, Bullock has managed...

Youth and potential abundant in Iowa men’s tennis

CHARLIE GREEN

September 10, 2014

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If observers were to look at the Iowa men’s tennis team last year versus what it is today, they might think they were looking at two completely different teams — and that wouldn’t be far from the truth. Six seniors...

Men’s cross country preps for heart of season with varied workouts

MARIO WILLIAMS

September 10, 2014

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Iowa men’s cross-country head coach Layne Anderson describes the typical workout for his team with three words: Pace, rhythm, and strength. The team runs a variety of workouts that include running up hills off campus...

Brown to lead Iowa defense in Big Ten opener

JORDAN HANSEN

September 10, 2014

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When senior Caitlin Brown takes the field against Illinois in Iowa’s Big Ten opener tonight, she will be riding a streak of 40-straight full games played. That’s 3,809 minutes, which includes several overtime games,...

International player adjusts to America

IAN MURPHY

September 10, 2014

Filed under Sports

College is a hard transition for most. It can be especially hard as a student-athlete, harder as an international student-athlete, and even harder still as a former home-schooled athlete. Despite all the adjustments, Iowa women’s...

Field hockey leaves for west coast trip

DI STAFF

September 10, 2014

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The Iowa field-hockey team will head to California to play a trio of games this weekend. The Black and Gold will face California-Davis today, then take on No. 6 Stanford on Friday and Pacific on Sept. 14.  The trip will mark...

Editorial: Iowa needs to strengthen environmental standards

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

September 10, 2014

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Iowa was recently cited in an Environmental Protection Agency report as one of 12 states that need to improve their execution in monitoring and developing methods to reduce the runoff of nitrogen and phosphorus into the Mississippi...