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UI faculty prepare for possible Ebola outbreak

AARON WALKER

October 7, 2014

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In the wake of the expanding Ebola outbreak in western Africa, the University of Iowa has geared up its containment facilities and informed its faculty about the protocol for dealing with and diagnosing the disease. UI Health...

Local developer halts process

NICK MOFFITT

October 7, 2014

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The confirmation process for accepting Court and Linn Street finalists has been delayed after city officials received letters from a developer and its lawyer that hadn’t been originally selected. Prairie Sun Building Services...

UI Faculty Council discusses athletics on campus

RACHEL GREEN

October 7, 2014

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Antitrust issues in the NCAA are under scrutiny throughout the country and at the University of Iowa, faculty members are keeping an eye on the issue. Companies and organizations in the U.S. are not allowed to take in the majority...

Officials debate over best plan for ambulances and affordable housing

ALYSSA GUZMAN

October 7, 2014

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As a way to hopefully save money, Johnson County officials may move forward with a private developer to expand the county’s ambulance and medical examiner facilities while also providing low-cost housing. Terrence Neuzil,...

Senators pass a bill contributing large sum of money to the Campus Board of Activities

DANIEL VALENTIN

October 7, 2014

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The University of Iowa Student Government passed a bill on Tuesday to contribute money to Senior Week, something the organization has not done in the past. A majority of UISG senators voted to allocate $10,000 to support the...

Law professor offers advice to Columbian officials

ERICA MAHONEY

October 7, 2014

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University of Iowa law Professor Mark Osiel was recently invited to Colombia by the Republic of Colombia and the Organization of Ibero-American States, an inter-governmental organization dedicated to promoting human rights in...

Funding for sexual assault initiatives take action

GRACE PATERAS

October 7, 2014

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In conjunction with the report of a seventh sexual assault this academic year, University of Iowa President Sally Mason released another initiative in line with her six-point plan to improve the handling of sexual assaults on...

City Council discusses Hadek Park, Riverfront Crossings

DI STAFF

October 7, 2014

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Moss Ridge The Iowa City City Council voted 7-0 to approve the Moss Ridge Road project at the Oct. 7 meeting. Approval had to come from Mayor Matt Hayek and City Clerk Marian Karr, but the council has to approve that action. T...

Iowa Notebook: Ferentz quiet on QB plans

CODY GOODWIN

October 7, 2014

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Kirk Ferentz makes it a point not to reveal too much. Not every little thing has to be public, he said Tuesday. It’s more of a personal decision. It makes sense, then, that when asked about Iowa’s quarterback sit...

Big Ten Notebook: Pelini’s upset again

DANNY PAYNE

October 7, 2014

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In Nebraska’s 27-22 loss to Michigan State last weekend, center Mark Pelini and quarterbacks Tommy Armstrong Jr., and Ryker Fyfe had trouble executing snaps on several occasions. Cornhusker head coach Bo Pelini — Mark’s...

Iowa’s forward core a deadly combination

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

October 7, 2014

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Most field-hockey programs are lucky enough to have one dynamic player on the roster that they can count on for constant offense game in and game out. Very few are lucky enough to have two. It’s a luxury Iowa interim...

Short-rested Hawkeyes to take on ranked Badgers

JORDAN HANSEN

October 7, 2014

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By the time the Hawkeyes kick off with No. 12 Wisconsin this evening, 78 hours will have passed since the Iowa soccer team’s 4-2 loss to Michigan on Sunday. It will be the Hawkeyes’ third game in seven days, and despite...