The Daily Iowan

UI professor helps Veterans battle opioid dependency

MICHAEL KADRIE

October 1, 2014

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Over the next few years, University of Iowa faculty will assist combat veterans in their battles with chronic pain and opioid dependence. Barbara Rakel, an associate professor of nursing, will team up with psychologists to offer...

Officials create new diversion program for children

RACHEL GREEN

October 1, 2014

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In an effort to keep children from becoming juvenile delinquents, several Iowa City and Johnson County officials have been named to be part of a national project. Ligget’s LADDERS, which is a capstone project in the Center...

DOT increasing emergency snowplow drivers

AARON WALKER

October 1, 2014

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Some Iowa City streets will see an increase in the number of emergency snowplow drivers this winter. The Iowa Department of Transportation will increase the number of temporary snowplow drivers from approximately 300 or 400 per...

First Hawkeye safety conference held

MICHAEL KADRIE

October 1, 2014

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More than 400 professionals in the fields of construction, architecture, health, and safety from across Iowa convened in the Coralville Marriott convention center Wednesday to receive training and education on workplace safety. Seminars...

State program aids those without dental insurance

GRACE PATERAS

October 1, 2014

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University of Iowa junior Carina Chandlee was one of more than 100 UI students and faculty who volunteered at this year’s free dental service weekend. “As a student, I can’t imagine not being able to afford...

New study shows diabetes leveling off

MITCH MCANDREWS

October 1, 2014

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According to a new national study, the alarming rise of type-2 diabetes, the disease often associated with obesity, is finally leveling off, a positive sign for preventive programs around the state. However, the good news is...

New student survey results revealed

CHRIS HIGGINS

October 1, 2014

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The University of Iowa international-student population is less pleased with domestic student interactions than those with faculty, a recent survey found. Officials hosted “Enlarging the View: The International Student...

Belin Blank Center receives grant

DI STAFF

October 1, 2014

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The University of Iowa College of Education’s Belin Blank Center has received a $500,000 grant to expand a STEM program. The grant was presented through the Talent Development Award from the Jack Kent Cooke, which is the nation’s...

Why Greg Davis deserves the criticism

CODY GOODWIN

October 1, 2014

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Greg Davis did his best to laugh off a question on Tuesday about the criticism he’s received this season. He said he doesn’t “really worry about it” and then repeated himself — “I really don&...

Michigan trip a homecoming for several Hawks

JORDAN HANSEN

October 1, 2014

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When Iowa heads to the state Michigan this weekend for Big Ten matches in East Lansing and Ann Arbor, a group of current players and coaches on the team will make a trip to their old stomping grounds. Both of Iowa’s new...

Field hockey filled with familiar faces

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

October 1, 2014

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For the Iowa field-hockey players, Iowa City is a home away from home. They live here. They go to school here. A few of them even go on to stay here after college. But for more than a few, it goes even deeper than that: They...

Iowa men’s swimming media day notebook

IAN MURPHY

October 1, 2014

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National focus Iowa is hosting both the men’s Big Ten Swimming and Diving Championships and the NCAA meet this spring, which will bring national and international attention to the Campus Recreation & Wellness Center....