The Daily Iowan

$7.8 million given to Carver College of Medicine

BEN MARKS

September 15, 2014

Filed under News

The Carver College of Medicine will hopefully use $7.8 million donation to look for a new professorship, in addition to furthering genetic research. After receiving $7.8 million, the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine...

Food insecurity in Johnson County crowds local Food Bank

KAITLIN DEWULF

September 15, 2014

Filed under News

Levels of food insecurity in Johnson County have one local food bank busier than ever. The U.S. Department of Agriculture classified 11.9 percent of Iowa households as “food insecure” in its annual report coverin...

Johnson County supervisor candidates hold forum

CHRISTIAN HAHN

September 15, 2014

Filed under News

Johnson County Board of Supervisors candidates gathered in the first of two public forums to address issues in Johnson County before the election. Supervisors Janelle Rettig and John Etheredge, as well as candidate Mike Carberry,...

UI officials discuss music diplomacy

DANIEL VALENTIN

September 15, 2014

Filed under News

The University of Iowa took part in a national discussion Monday to relate culture, specifically music, in strengthening relations with other countries. Hancher Programming Director Jacob Yarrow said he wants to bring a sense...

E-cig use in public may be prohibited

CORY PORTER

September 15, 2014

Filed under News

Electronic cigarette users may have to join tobacco users when it comes to prohibited use of the devices on city-owned property, depending on a vote by the Iowa City City Council today. If the council decides to pass the resolution,...

Influential tech developer talks with UI students

MITCH MCANDREW

September 15, 2014

Filed under News

Andy Grignon, technology entrepreneur and founder of Quake Labs, is known by many impressive titles. Yet somehow, “corn boy” remains the one he can’t escape. The name stems from a videoconference with California...

Animal Shelter makes adjustments

MICHAEL KADRIE

September 15, 2014

Filed under News

Iowa City officials will need to find a suitable guiding hand for the city’s Animal Care & Adoption Center. The resignation of longtime Animal Center Director Misha Goodman on Sept. 10 has created the need for a far-reaching...

Officials meet to discuss flood prevention

AARON WALKER

September 15, 2014

Filed under News

Iowa City residents and politicians teamed up with the Army Corps of Engineers to discuss flooding issues in the Coralville Reservoir and the Iowa River. Local residents were able to obtain information of ongoing projects to...

North Liberty pilots curbside compost program

MITCH MCANDREW

September 15, 2014

Filed under News

This week, North Liberty will pilot a new curbside composting program that will pick up compostable items alongside trash and recycling every Wednesday, a service that surrounding municipalities have yet to offer. It will first...

Council to vote on Sabin School memorandum

NICK MOFFITT

September 15, 2014

Filed under News

The Iowa City City Council will vote today on whether to approve the signing of a memorandum of agreement with various agencies on the salvage and demolition of the former Sabin Elementary School. The agreement would accept...

Two sexual misconducts reported

LILY ABROMEIT

September 15, 2014

Filed under News

The University of Iowa Department of Public Safety issued a warning to students, faculty, and staff Monday afternoon about two reported sexual misconducts. On Sept. 13, at the Iowa State/Iowa football game, a nonstudent reported...

Late-game woes seem to be a thing of the past

JORDAN HANSEN

September 15, 2014

Filed under Sports

On Sept. 1, in a game against Butler, the Iowa soccer team gave up 2 late goals. The Hawkeyes still won the game, but just barely. Four days later against Iowa State, they again allowed 2 late goals — but this time, the ...