The Daily Iowan

College campuses forge ahead with 3-D printing

KAITLIN DEWULF

September 25, 2014

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While 3D printers are becoming increasingly common on college campuses, giving full-access to students is a trend officials said they may not want to risk. Michigan State University recently made a 3D printer readily available for studen...

Marion native will represent Kid Captains this weekend

LILY ABROMEIT

September 25, 2014

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Nine-year-old Matthew McCarthy and his friends have their own set of very specific games. When they play outside, the other kids cling to ropes strapped to the back of Matthew’s wheelchair as he zooms around, helping them...

Locals respond to US air strikes in Syria

ALEKSANDRA VUJICIC

September 25, 2014

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When Hibbah Jarmakani is lucky enough to get an ample phone connection, she calls her family in Salkhad, Syria. “When I call them, you can hear bombs in the background,” Jarmakani said. “But it’s just...

Mehaffey Bridge project rolls along

CHRISTIAN HAHN

September 25, 2014

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When the new Mehaffey Bridge opens in the spring of 2015, it will have been closed for roughly 90 to 120 days versus the years it will have taken to build the new one. This is a result of the decision by the Johnson County Board...

History for Lunch shares local history

MITCH MCANDREW

September 25, 2014

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The State Historical Society hosted a presentation of in-depth Iowa history related to the Iowa passenger rail system, targeted to an audience from all across the state as a part of its History for Lunch series. The program...

Massive Open Online Course launches fall program

AARON WALKER

September 25, 2014

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After what the creators consider a successful summer, University of Iowa’s International Writing Program is launching its second Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC, today. “How Writers Write Fiction” is the...

Iowa ready to kick conference slate off on right foot

DANNY PAYNE

September 25, 2014

Filed under Sports

Roughly a month ago, expectations were sky-high for the Iowa football team. Those hopes have since tapered off in the minds of some. But on Saturday, the Hawkeyes have a golden opportunity to start their quest to Indianapolis...

Injuries and a slow start dooms Hawks

JORDAN HANSEN

September 25, 2014

Filed under Sports

Throughout the first half of this season, injuries to several of Iowa’s players have caused issues for the team. That proved especially costly in Thursday’s 1-0 defeat at the hands of Maryland. Sophomore defender...

Iowa prepped to begin home stand

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

September 25, 2014

Filed under Sports

After a pair of road trips that have taken it across the country, the Iowa field-hockey team will finally have a chance to continue its pursuit of a Big Ten title at home, beginning a six-game home stand this weekend. The Hawkeyes,...

Iowa volleyball opens home season with No. 8 Nebraska

KYLE MANN

September 25, 2014

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The Iowa volleyball team is finally set to make its 2014 home début, hosting Nebraska in the tail end of a home-and-home in the conference’s opening week at 7 p.m. Saturday. The two teams met earlier this week, opening...

Track and field hires new assistant coach

DI STAFF

September 25, 2014

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Joey Woody, the director of Iowa track and field, has announced that Andrew Dubs, who has experience in the SEC, ACC, and Ivy League, will join the Hawkeye staff and direct the throwing program. Most recently, Dubs was an assistant...

Weisman named NFF Scholar-Athlete

DI STAFF

September 25, 2014

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Iowa running back Mark Weisman was named one of 167 semifinalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Award. “It is a pleasure to recognize Mark Weisman as a semifinalist for the 2014 Campbell Trophy,”...