The Daily Iowan

Graduate College loses $700,000 to provide financial aid

CHRIS HIGGINS

September 30, 2014

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As the University of Iowa undergraduate population reaches record-breaking heights, the Graduate College enrollment continues to fall. Overall, the non-undergraduate student population has seen a decrease over the years, but...

Construction on new residence hall to be completed on April 30

ALYSSA GUZMAN

September 30, 2014

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In building a new residence hall on the West Side of campus, Miron Construction taking additional safety precautions. Miron workers building the Petersen Residence Hall on Grand Avenue, which will be completed April 30, 2015, u...

The League of Women Voters hosted an educational forum for voters to be informed

GRACE PATERAS

September 30, 2014

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Johnson County, Iowa City, and Coralville officials on Tuesday discussed how a proposed local-option sales tax and courthouse annex could benefit the area. The League of Women Voters of Johnson County hosted a forum with Coralville...

Homecoming Council brings in new event

DANIEL VALENTIN

September 30, 2014

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In an effort to get University of Iowa students more involved in Homecoming, officials have created a new event that will get students more engaged. The Homecoming Council will now host Volunteer Day, which will take place on...

Art building construction powers forward

MICHAEL KADRIE

September 30, 2014

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Despite being two years from opening, the new studio-arts building is mere months away from a complete exterior. The new facility on River Street will be the permanent home of the University of Iowa’s Metals, Ceramics...

UI teaching assistant researching rare Lao language

ERICA MAHONEY

September 30, 2014

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In order to make further progress on a rare language, University of Iowa graduate student and teaching assistant Douglas Cole spent four weeks in Laos this past summer. “I study linguistics, and generally, we’re trying...

Iowa prepares for dual-quarterback system

JACOB SHEYKO

September 30, 2014

Filed under Sports

Iowa offensive coordinator Greg Davis sat down at the podium, Diet Coke in hand, and addressed the media for the first time since the team’s media day in August. He joked that he’d probably face a question or two ...

Commentary: Iowa’s non-conference schedule needs to improve

JORDAN HANSEN

September 30, 2014

Filed under Sports

In the latest RPI ranking, the Iowa soccer team (8-3, 3-2) came in at No. 84, 16 spots back of its début ranking of No. 68. The same RPI ratings have Illinois (9-3, 4-2), a team that Iowa beat 2-0, ranked No. 28. Part of that ...

Big Ten Notebook: Michigan in turmoil

DANNY PAYNE

September 30, 2014

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The Michigan football program found itself in hot water over the weekend — and not just for the team’s play, either. After quarterback Shane Morris suffered an ankle injury in a 30-14 loss to Minnesota and was cleared...

Fugarino emerging as talented Libero for young Hawkeyes

KYLE MANN

September 30, 2014

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With just about a month of the season in the books, Iowa volleyball’s uniquely large recruiting class has been a large talking point. The group was highly touted in the preseason, and several newcomers have emerged as impact...

Distractions at practice have helped Hawkeyes to build mental strength

COURTNEY BAUMANN

September 30, 2014

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Bobby Jones, the designer of Augusta National Golf Club and cofounder of the Masters, once said,  “Golf is a game that is played on a 5.5-inch course — the space between your ears.” According to the Iowa women’s...

Stith to lead Hawkeyes

NICK VITTORE

September 30, 2014

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After six-and-a-half seasons as an assistant coach, Tyler Stith has now coached his first two college golf matches as the head coach of the Iowa men’s golf program. “It’s been extremely humbling and exciting...