The Daily Iowan

New lab open in Hygienics Lab

ALYSSA GUZMAN

September 23, 2014

Filed under News

A center for the Advancement of Laboratory Sciences was added to the Iowa Hygienic Laboratory Tuesday. The lab allows teachers, students, and community members to experience hands-on scientific learning. “The dream...

Local groups and government officials prepared for the November elections

CORY PORTER

September 23, 2014

Filed under News

As the Nov. 4 election draws closer, efforts to register voters are starting to ramp up, including local efforts in celebration of the National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday. A table set up by the League of Women Voters Johnson...

Excavation moves into second phase

CHRIS HIGGINS

September 23, 2014

Filed under News

A century-old coin became the latest item discovered during a campus archaeological effort, which was recently renewed. In February, IMU flood-mitigation-project workers stumbled on archaeological artifacts while digging chilled-wate...

Student governments hold joint meeting

RACHEL GREEN

September 23, 2014

Filed under News

In the Old Capitol on Tuesday, the University of Iowa Student Government senators and the Graduate and Professional Student Government delegates met to discuss progress at the UI as well as joint agendas to keep for the year....

Iowa City School Board changes before- and after-school programs

DI STAFF

September 23, 2014

Filed under News

Parents of Iowa City students seeking before- and after-school programs could face changes to requirements currently in place. The Iowa City School Board members voted unanimously Tuesday to require all after-school programs...

IMU ground floor sees restoration and flood mitigation

CHRISTIAN HAHN

September 23, 2014

Filed under News

The IMU ground floor has been out of service since the 2008 flood, and with its reopening in the spring of 2015, it will be everything it once was while also integrating new floodwalls and a plaza area. “I was a student...

Christiansen professorship is internationally focused

MITCH MCANDREW

September 23, 2014

Filed under News

The University of Iowa College of Dentistry has created a new professorship that will focus on increasing the college’s connection with the international community. While various faculty positions with international priority...

Iowa City Charter Review Commission holds first public input forum

BEN MARKS

September 23, 2014

Filed under News

The Iowa City Charter Review Commission held its first public input forum Tuesday to hear comments from the public regarding changes in the Iowa City Charter. The Charter is a document that regulates the city’s organization,...

Professor creates special education program

NICK MOFFITT

September 23, 2014

Filed under News

Youjia Hua is changing the lives of both educators and parents in China, but he teaches from the University of Iowa. Hua, a UI associate professor of education, was awarded a Strategic Global Initiatives Award, which gave him...

Blue Cheese app gains popularity

BRADY TRYTTEN

September 23, 2014

Filed under News

Translator application Blue Cheese is rapidly gaining popularity among students and local food venues in Iowa City. Blue Cheese is an app available on the iTunes store that translates restaurant menu items into Chinese with...

Iowa Notebook: Quarterbacks, Kenny, and more

CODY GOODWIN

September 23, 2014

Filed under Sports

Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz knew this week’s press conference would be a little different from almost any other he’s had this season. He said as much in his opening statement, informing the media that starting quarterback...

Big Ten bounces back in week four

JACOB SHEYKO

September 23, 2014

Filed under Sports

There’s a constant battle for Big Ten football to gain credibility on the national stage. Two weeks ago didn’t help that challenge. Over the span of 9 games on Sept. 13 — Penn State and Rutgers played each other...